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Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894


Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association records

Collection number: ahc.MSS375
Scope and Content

This collection contains organizational records and histories of the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association. Also included are historical items collected by members as well as newspaper clippings, programs, and membership information. There are files pertaining to member genealogy and biographies of Confederate soldiers.

Dates: 1866-1977

Constance Spalding Anderson photographs of the Brown, Connally, and Spalding families

Collection number: ahc.VIS429
Scope and Contents

This collection contains images of the Brown, Connally, and Spalding families and their friends. It primarily features identified portraits of women. Of special note is an image of Rand Peacock (possibly 1835-?), a man who was enslaved by the Connally family. Also included in the collection are signed photographs of actress Emma Abbott (1850-1891).

Dates: 1870-1918, undated

Elijah A. Brown, Sr. papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS38
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

Elijah Alexander Brown, Sr. papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS948
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

Elizabeth Grisham Brown scrapbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS37
Scope and Content

This collection consists of a scrapbook and papers gathered during trips abroad.

Dates: 1883-1896

Felix Hargrett collection of Joseph E. Brown ephemera

Collection number: ahc.MSS138f
Scope and Content

This collection contains published material about Joseph E. Brown including a speech he gave in 1921 against the American Federation of Labor, a speech he gave at the Democratic National Convention in 1868, sheet music containing lyrics of songs about Brown, and an editorial about him.

Dates: 1851-1921, undated

Holliday Family Civil War Correspondence

Collection number: ahc.MSS116
Scope and Content This collection contains forty-two original letters written by A. T. Holliday to his wife, Elizabeth (Lizy). These letters were written between July 6, 1864 and September 10, 1864 during Mr. Holliday's service in the Georgia Militia in the Atlanta Campaign. Two additional letters in the collection were written by Elizabeth to A. T. Holliday during the same time period. The letters from A.T. include his reports of skirmishes along the Chattahoochee River and behind picket lines surrounding...
Dates: 1863-1864

Joseph E. Brown papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS40
Scope and Content

These papers consist of correspondence and legal and financial documents of Joseph E. Brown.

Dates: 1846-1911, undated

Joseph E. Brown Sales Journal

Collection number: ahc.MSS30f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a sales journal of land lots by Thomas L. Bishop, attorney at law, for Joseph E. Brown, of the "Brown Annex," which was located in District 22 (14th District) land lot 112, near the Exposition Cotton Mills. The sales journal lists the date of sale, a description of the land lot sold, the buyer's name, the amount paid by the buyer, and the expenses due in commission to Thomas L. Bishop. Near the end of the journal there are several transactions that pertain to...
Dates: 1892-1894

Joseph Mackey Brown papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS41
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence and ephemera of Joseph Mackey Brown, and also for his father, Georgia Governor Joseph Emerson Brown. The bulk of his correspondence relates to his tenure as governor, and includes pledges of support, congratulatory letters, and requests for patronage and jobs. Campaign correspondence relates to his failed gubernatorial campaign of 1910. In addition to his gubernatorial correspondence, agriculture and farming were frequent topics, as was the Georgia...
Dates: 1846-1926, undated; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1914

Julius L. Brown papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS42
Scope and Content

These paperse include documents from several court cases, and records of the Georgia Mining, Manufacturing and Investment Company. Other material includes scrapbooks about the Brown family.

Dates: 1861-1908

Mary Connally Spalding photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS339
Scope and Content

This collection contains image of the family and friends of Mary Connally Spalding. Included are photographs of her travels to Ireland, France, and Egypt, as well as bridal portraits for her wedding to John Schaffner Spalding.

Dates: 1873-1932, undated

Mary Virginia Brown Connally papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS44
Scope and Content This collection contains papers of the Connally family, including legal documents such as the last will and testament of Thomas W. Connally; a mortgage deed for a home in Oakland City, an Atlanta neighborhood; records of property sales; tax receipts; an estate inventory; grocery receipts; correspondence; and a document issued by War Department of the Confederate States of America appointing Elijah L. Connally as Assistant Surgeon. Other records include newspaper clippings and travel...
Dates: 1822-1945, undated

Sally Eugenia Brown papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS43
Scope and Content

These papers consist of ephemera such as greeting card, receipts, postcards, newspaper clippings, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1888-1927, undated

Sally Eugenia Brown photograph album

Collection number: ahc.VIS238
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

Additional filters:

Governors -- Georgia 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Agriculture -- Georgia 2
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 2
Georgia -- Politics and government 2
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Slavery -- Georgia 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns 2
Actresses 1
Agriculture -- Accounting 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Banks and banking -- Georgia. 1
Bridal bouquets -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Brown Park (Canton, Ga.) 1
Brownwood Farm (Gordon County, Ga.) 1
Business records -- Georgia 1
Cemeteries 1
Cemeteries -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Church buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
Clothing and dress -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Cordele (Ga.) 1
Egypt -- Pictorial works 1
Elections -- Georgia 1
Family life -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Farming -- Georgia 1
Farms -- Georgia 1
Georgia -- Genealogy 1
Houses -- Georgia 1
International travel 1
Ireland -- Genealogy 1
Labor unions -- Georgia 1
Locomotives -- Georgia 1
Memorials -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Military uniforms 1
Monuments & memorials -- Georgia 1
Monuments & memorials -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Mount Washington (N.H.) -- Pictorial works 1
Pine needle crafts 1
Poetry 1
Portrait photography 1
Portraits, American -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Railroads -- Georgia 1
Real property -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Scrapbooks 1
Scrapbooks -- Georgia 1
Sheet music 1
Slave bills of sale 1
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence 1
Stone Mountain Memorial State Park (Ga.) 1
Transportation -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Travelers' writings, American 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Waterfalls 1
Weddings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Women -- Confederate States of America -- Social conditions 1
Women -- Georgia 1
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
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