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Papers of James Brown (1761-1834)

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Processing information:The collection was originally processed by Nathaniel Shipton in 1976. The John Nicholas Brown Center for the Study of American Civilization at Brown University, in partnership with the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University and the Rhode Island Historical Society, conducted a two year collaborative project starting in 1995 to arrange, describe and catalog records relating to the Brown family of Providence, Rhode Island. The Brown Family Papers Project was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The diaries from this collection are available on microfilm as a part of: Schipper, Martin P, comp., A guide to the microfilm edition of Papers of the American Slave Trade. Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 2001.
Author:Finding aid prepared by Nathaniel Shipton.
Encoding:Finding aid encoded by Mark Chepkwony 2009 June 23
Descriptive rules:Finding aid based on Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)