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Catalog Number 87.1.35
Object Name manuscript collection
Scope & Content letters; receipt; membership certificate; savings stamps; ration book; photograph; mortgage

CREATOR:Wilfred Brown

REMARKS:Family papers of Wilfred Brown, including papers of his father, Marcus L. Brown. Both were residents of Camas Valley; Wilfred Brown lived in Los Angeles ca. 1945-1980.; The papers are in 5 folders in the Halon Room file cabinet. Files are entitled: receipts [including those for Marcus Brown's GAR memberships], legal documents [including mortgages on property in Camas Valley, and correspondence relating to Marcus L. Brown's Civil-War pension], correspondence [largely from Marcus Brown's family in Kansas to him in Oregon, ca. 1891-1899], ephemera [including World War II ration books and U.S. Savings Stamp books] and writings [typescript of his essays, "Thrashing Time" and "A Place of Beauty"].; Wilfred Brown established the Camas Press, publishing books about Douglas County history.
Title Wilfred Brown and Brown Family Papers, Thrashing Time, A Place of Beauty
Accession number 87.1