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William Robinson Brown papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 107

Scope and Contents

Business correspondence, articles, speeches, and the manuscripts of Brown's book, Our Forest Heritage: a History of Forestry and Recreation in New Hampshire (1958), forestry studies, and Congressional bills. Includes papers relating to the Brown Company of Berlin, New Hampshire (manufacturer of paper products, chemicals, and other wood-using products), the American Forestry Association, New Hampshire Disaster Emergency Council, New Hampshire Forestry Commission, North East Forest Research Council, Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, Society of American Foresters, and the Timber Lands Mutual Insurance Company.

Dates

  • 1907-1958

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Henry I. Baldwin, 1967.

Arrangement

Arranged in three series: I. Correspondence. II. Topical Files. III. Manuscripts.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (20 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0107

Overview

Business correspondence, articles, speeches, and the manuscripts of Brown's book, Our Forest Heritage: a History of Forestry and Recreation in New Hampshire (1958), forestry studies, and Congressional bills. Includes papers relating to the Brown Company of Berlin, New Hampshire (manufacturer of paper products, chemicals, and other wood-using products), the American Forestry Association, New Hampshire Disaster Emergency Council, New Hampshire Forestry Commission, North East Forest Research Council, Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, Society of American Foresters, and the Timber Lands Mutual Insurance Company.

Biographical / Historical

Chairman of the New Hampshire Forestry and Recreation Commission, 1910-1952; active in various forestry organizations in the 1930s; author.
Title
Guide to the William Robinson Brown Papers
Author
compiled by William E. Brown, Jr.
Date
June 1985
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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