Miriam J. Brown papers
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Miriam J. Brown papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Brown, Miriam J., active 1957-1984.
Title: Miriam J. Brown papers
Dates: 1957-1974
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 2144

Biographical/Historical Note

Miriam J. Brown was born in Newington, Georgia. During World War II, she was an activities director for the U.S.O, a service organization, which provided food, entertainment, contacts with home, and other services for military servicemen. Following the war she became a librarian for the Georgia Historical Society. She died in Savannah, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains sheet music from Jenny Lind (1820-1887), correspondence, research notes, and genealogies belonging to Miriam J. Brown of Savannah, Georgia from 1957 to 1974. This collection includes Brown's research notes and written genealogies of the Boykin and Brown families.

Index Terms

Boykin family.
Brown family.
Brown, Miriam J., active 1957-1984.
Genealogies (histories)
Letters (correspondence)
Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887.
Research notes.
Sheet music.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.