Skip to main content

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.


  • approximately 1890-1902


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.

Administrative/Biographical History

Sally (also spelled Sallie) Eugenia Brown (1862-1942) was born in Canton, Georgia, to Elizabeth Grisham Brown (1826-1896) and former Governor of Georgia, Joseph Emerson Brown (1821-1884). She was the seventh of eight siblings: Julius Lewis Brown (1848-1910), Mary Virginia Brown (1850-1927), Joseph Mackey Brown (1851-1932), Franklin Pierce Brown (1853-1871), Elijah Alexander Brown (1857-1926), Charles McDonald Brown (1859-1881), Sally, and George Marion Brown (1865-1942). Brown played a small role in starting the study of pine needle work at Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia. She never married. Brown died January 17, 1942, in Atlanta, Georgia, and is buried in Oakland Cemetery.


270 photographic print(s) (267 photographic prints and 3 albumen prints)



System of Arrangement

The photographs were removed from the album and are grouped in original order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1972

Related Archival Materials

Sallie Eugenia Brown papers, MSS 43, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2016.

Sally Eugenia Brown photograph album
Felicia Render
March 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305