Francis Brown papers, 1921-1973 Rauner Manuscript MS-233

Introduction to the Collection

Contains correspondence, manuscript materials, typescripts, memoirs, photocopies and originals of articles, reports, meeting minutes, financial and administrative papers, essays, contracts, memos, book reviews, photographs, and clippings related to his book, “Raymond and the Times,” his public service, and editorial career with Current History, Time magazine, and the New York Times Book Review. Materials also relate to Time Inc. Latin America and to Brown's undergraduate study, teaching and alumni involvement at Dartmouth College. Of note is correspondence outlining the background of the Daniel Webster papers project at Dartmouth College and correspondence with major literary figures of the nineteen fifties and sixties due to Brown's role as Editor of the New York Times Book Review. Memoirs are restricted.

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