Brown, Elijah Alexander, Sr.
- Existence: 1857 - 1926
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content These papers consist of business and personal papers, including correspondence and financial records of Elijah A. Brown, Sr. and some of Elijah A. Brown, Jr. In addition, ther are papers pertaining to several Brown Family members, including Governor Joseph E. Brown, Julius I. Brown, and Marcus J. Brown.
Dates: 1826-1965, undated
Scope and Content The Elijah Alexander Brown, Sr. papers primarily document the operation of Brownwood, the Brown family farm in Gordon County, Georgia. Much of the correspondence is from Elijah's father and mother. A few are letters to Elijah's father and one is to Elijah's brother, George Marion Brown. The legal documents contained in this collection mostly deal with Brownwood, as do the invoices and receipts. Finally, there are Brownwood Farm records and an illustrated storybook.
Dates: 1877-1910, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Harriet Elizabeth Brown's family and friends horseback riding, swimming, playing tennis, and shooting rifles. Also included are photographs of a ship voyage to Panama.
Scope and Content This collection contains images of historic buildings: the Georgia State Capitol and Second Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia; a group on the veranda of the National Hotel in Dalton, Georgia; and a group posing near Tallulah Falls. Other images feature Mr. and Mrs. Amory Brown of Macon, Georgia; a wedding cake trimmed by Mrs. Amory Brown; Brown Park in Canton, Georgia; and several images of the Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama painting.
Dates: approximately 1870-1912, undated
Scope and Content The photograph album documents the travels of Sally Eugenia Brown from approximately 1890-1902. Identified photographs show the “Eden Fair” (location unknown) in September 1900; Mount Washington in New Hampshire; Saratoga, New York; and “Storyman Camp” (location unknown) in 1902. The remaining images include exterior views of building and homes, railroad trains and stations, streetcars, ships, and scenes of natural waterfalls. Of note are three albumen prints of Brown and her family.
Dates: approximately 1890-1902