Guide to the Papers of Nelson P. Brown, 1894 - 1945Manuscript MS-189

Series List

Go to: Series 1 | Series 2 | Series 3 | Series 4 | Series 5 | Series 6 | Series 7

Series 1, Correspondence, 1903-1944

Letters written to Brown and letters written by his wife, Margret to others. Primarily concerns Dartmouth President William Jewett Tucker's inclusion in the Cyclopedia of American Biography, the merging of the Dartmouth Club of Boston and the Dartmouth Alumni Association of Boston. Additionally, a letter from Antonio Teregno, indicted for the murder of Raffaele Cammorda in 1918, is included. Correspondents include Dartmouth President Earnest M. Hopkins and Lucius E. Varney.

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Series 2, Diaries, 1895-1907

Includes handwritten diaries providing accounts of Brown's college years at Dartmouth and a trip to Denver, Co.

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Series 3, Speeches, 1895-1907

Includes handwritten, typescript and printed speeches and notes. Subjects primarily focus on patriotism, given before high schools, clubs, fraternal organizations, universities and municipal gatherings.

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Series 4, Photographs, 1895-1899, Undated

Loose photographs of 6 Rope Ferry Road, Hanover, NH; Baker Tower, and various people from a trip to Plymouth, NH. Photo album dated 1895-1899 consisting of various scenes of Dartmouth student life, Hanover and surrounding towns, Class of 1897 commencement, Class of 1877 twentieth reunion.

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Series 5, Legal Glossary Manuscript, Undated

Manuscript of an unpublished glossary of legal terms and accompanying notes

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Series 6, Biographical Materials, 1903-1946

Contains a telegram, a will, a memorial text and newspaper clippings. Documents his marriage, appointment to the Massachusetts Supreme Court and his death. Includes several obituaries.

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Series 7, Trial Notes, 1918-1944

Personally bound trial notes taken during his time on the Massachusetts Supreme Court. Notebooks include trial related correspondences, sketches of people in the courtroom, newspaper clippings about trials, and lists of appeals and jurors.

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