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Finding aid of the Richard Brown Obituaries C057736
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  • Scope and Contents note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Donor
  • Biographical note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Brown, Richard Obituaries
    Identifier/Call Number: C057736
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 item, 6 pages)
    Date: 1890
    Abstract: This folder contains two documents. The first is a small newspaper clipping of the obituary of Richard Brown. The second is a six-page handwritten eulogy for Richard Brown. Both documents provide biographical information on Brown in addition to praising him for the work he had accomplished and for his good character.

    Scope and Contents note

    This folder contains two documents. The first is a small newspaper clipping of the obituary of Richard Brown. The second is a six-page handwritten eulogy for Richard Brown. Both documents provide biographical information on Brown in addition to praising him for the work he had accomplished and for his good character.

    Preferred Citation note

    Richard Brown Obituaries, The Society of California Pioneers.

    Donor

    Donor and acquisition date unknown.

    Biographical note

    Richard Brown was born August 28, 1818 in Deer Isle, Maine. He left Boston and arrived in San Francisco on October 30, 1849 via Cape Horn on the bark Sea Eagle. His address at this time was on Jones St. He was an Argonaut, but also worked in real estate. He joined the SCP on August 1, 1859. He died on April 11, 1890, at the age of 73, in San Francisco.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    The collection is open for research

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

    Related Archival Materials note

    Archive record: Vol. 1 pg. 138; Memorial record: #14 pg. 83

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Brown, Richard, 1818-1890
    Pioneers--California
    San Francisco (Calif.)