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Brown, Burlingame and Hinman family archives
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  • Content Description
  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Brown, Burlingame, and Hinman family archives
    source: Hinman, Barry E.
    Identifier/Call Number: M2297
    Physical Description: 16 Linear Feet (18 manuscript boxes, one half manuscript box, seven flat boxes, and one records storage box)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1846-1992, 2017

    Content Description

    This collection consists of manuscript, printed and photographic materials relating to the history of the Brown, Burlingame, and Hinman families. The materials include photo albums, school year books, genealogies, correspondence, newspaper clippings, diplomas, certificates, family Bibles, scrapbooks, and other materials.
    The materials also include transcriptions of original letters, manuscript genealogical documents, print-outs of documents about the family's histories, biographies of specific family members, a diary of Alice Jones Brown Hinman, portraits of family members, and the Brown-Hinman family bible. Several documents are accompanied by modern typed transcripts. Family members present in the documents include William Gage Brown, Joel Burlingame, Silas Burlingame, Lois Wright, Sarah Hurd, Michael Hinman, Michael Hinman Junior, Lydia Warren, Mehitable Fiske, Samuel Brown Junior, Cora Estelle Cate, Elmore Brown Hinman, Alice Jones Brown Hinman, Anson Burlingame, Justus Michael Hinman, Lillian Angeline Hinman Shuey, Leona and Levia Hinman, Leroy Hinman, and more.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Brown, Burlingame, and Hinman family archives (M2297). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, California.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual & born-digital materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Barry E. Hinman worked for the Department of Special Collections and University Archives at Stanford University. His aunt, Vera Hinman McAuliffe, originally collected these papers related to the history of the Hinmans, Browns, and Burlingames.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hinman, Barry E.