Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

William Adams Brown Papers, 1865-1938

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 5636420 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Brown, William Adams, 1865-1943
Title William Adams Brown Papers, 1865-1938
Physical Description 7.5 linear feet (7.5 linear feet 17 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description https://library.columbia.edu/resolve/clio5636420
Access

Collection open for research by appointment.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in 4 series: 1. Scrapbooks; 2. Family (A. Correspondence; B. Death of Helen A. Brown; C. Estate of J.C. and Mary E. Brown); 3. Notes. 4. General.

Description

Summary

The collection consists of scrapbooks, lectures, sermons and correspondence; much of the correspondence is between various members of the Brown family, including W.A. Brown's parents, wife, and children.

Using the Collection

Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Restrictions on Access

Collection open for research by appointment.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Subject Headings

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Brown, William Adams, 1865-1943 -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

William Adams Brown was a Presbyterian minister, an ecumenist, and a Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. He also served as Secretary of the General War-time Commission of the Churches during WWI.