Guide to the John Brown Family Papers

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California State Library
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Sacramento, California 94237-0001
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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the John Brown Family Papers



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Brown Family Papers
Box Number: 943 and 944
Creator: Brown family
Extent: 2 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Brown Family Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

Brown, Elizabeth McMillan
Brown, John Rudd
Buffalo Brewin g Company (Sacramento, Calif.)
California Pacific Railroad Company
Pioneers - California - Sacramento

Contents

Letters, receipts and mortgage papers.

Biography

John Rudd Brown was born in Brownsville, New York on May 7, 1833. He married Elizabeth McMillan on January 29, 1866 in Sacramento, California. Their son, Edward Sherbourne Brown, Sr. (Oct. 24, 1869-June 16, 1944) was a produce merchant, rancher, and member of the Sacramento City Council. John Rudd Brown died in Sacramento on February 7, 1884. His wife, Elizabeth McMillan Brown, died in 1902.

Correspondents

  • Barnard, E. M.. (Mrs.)
  • Briosley, Mary
  • Brown, Arthur
  • Brown, Edward Sherbourne
  • Brown, J. B.
  • Brown, V. A.
  • Bush, L. L.
  • Cook, Elisha (Mrs.)
  • Devlin, Irma L.
  • Elliott, Etta P.
  • Garison, C. H.
  • Greenberg, Imosene
  • Hill, Mary I.
  • Houghton, J. F.
  • Huntington, Fred
  • Johnson, Julian W.
  • Kingsbury, Della C.
  • Levitt, Ella L.
  • Loreiz, Laura
  • McGillioray, Mrs.
  • McMillan, Henry
  • McMillan, Hester
  • North Folk Association
  • Smith, Clarence M.

Container List

Box 943

Correspondence

 

Account Books: (1905-1912) H. O. Purington Company

 

Account Books: (1885-1893) E. S. Brown-Lyon & Curtis

 

Books: Engineers and mechanics pocket-book

Box 944

Business Papers: Receipts: Misc.: No date

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Misc.: 1894

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Misc.: 1895

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Misc.: 1896

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Misc.: 1897

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Misc.: 1898

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Misc.: 1899

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Misc.: 1900

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Misc.: 1902-1912

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Property Tax: Placer Co.: 1891-1901

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Property Tax: Sacramento City: 1880-92

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Property Tax: Sacramento City: 1893-1900

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Property Tax: Sacramento County: 1885-92

 

Business Papers: Receipts: Property Tax: Sacramento County: 1893-1900

 

Certificates

 

Clippings-Newspaper

 

Death Notice

 

Emphemera: Dedication of S. P. terminal

 

Emphemera: Miscellaneous

 

Emphemra: Report cards

 

Legal Papers: Mortgage papers

 

Illustrations

 

Photographs

 

Membership list: North Folk Association

 

Printed Material: Weight table

 

Song