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Elam Brown Bible Collection
1984.4  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Elam Brown Bible Collection
    Dates: 1747-1922
    Collection Number: 1984.4
    Creator/Collector: Brown, Elam
    Extent: 1 book
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: Holy Bible, dated 1871, presented to Elam Brown by the California Bible Society.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    Elam Brown Bible Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Biography/Administrative History

    Elam Brown was an early settler in Lafayette, arriving in 1846. He was a farmer and built the first mill in the area.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Holy Bible, dated 1871, presented to Elam Brown by the California Bible Society. Family documentation is hand-written in ink and pencil in the front and rear papers as well as the Family Record section in the center.

    Indexing Terms

    Bible
    Family papers
    Bible

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