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Guide to the Edwin J. Brown Papers
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The Edwin J. Brown Papers document a portion of the career of professor Edwin J. Brown, founder and head of Santa Clara University's Department of Education from 1951-1962. The bulk of the collection documents Brown's career at Santa Clara University, as well as his involvement as a scout for the St. Louis Browns baseball team. The collection includes academic publications, correspondence, teaching materials and unpublished writings. This collection is arranged into six series: Series I. Biographical Materials; Series II: Professional Projects; Series III: Teaching Materials; Series IV: Collected Writings; Series V: Correspondence; and Series VI: Unpublished Works.
Edwin John Brown was born in 1892, in Clifton, Kansas. He received his teaching credential at the age of eighteen and acted as principal of a grammar school in Agenda, Kansas while in his early twenties. In 1922, he graduated from Kansas State Teachers College with a B.S. degree and shortly afterwards attended Stanford University to earn his Ph.D. In 1928, he returned to Kansas and directed the Graduate School of Education at Kansas State Teachers College until 1944. In addition, he served as the Dean of St. Louis University from 1945-1951.
2 boxes, 1.67 linear feet
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The collection is open for research.