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Lucy Higgins and Sarah Brown papers, circa 1854-2005.
BANC MSS 2007/152; BANC MSS 2007/152; BANC MSS 2007/152
Collection Overview

Title:

Lucy Higgins and Sarah Brown papers, circa 1854-2005
Lucy Higgins papers
Sarah Brown papers

Creator/Contributor:

Higgins, Lucy., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Brown, Sarah, 1846-1916

Abstract:

Contains manuscripts with transcription and digital copy of a trip to Yosemite in 1888 from Santa Clara taken by Lucy Higgins, her family and friend Sarah Brown; 2 John Brown family letters; a Japanese Picture book about Samurai and a Japanese woodcut print; photographs of John Brown, Sarah Brown and Lucy Higgins; and other Higgins and Brown family items including clippings. Also includes a copy of History Detectives episode relating to John Brown documents in collection, and a copy of Hidden Histories of California discussing the Higgins and Brown families.

Date:

1854 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Brown, John -- 1800-1859 -- Correspondence
Brown, John -- 1800-1859 -- Family
Brown, Sarah -- 1846-1916
Brown, John -- 1800-1859 -- Portraits
Brown, Sarah -- 1846-1916 -- Portraits
Higgins, Lucy -- Archives
Samurai in art
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Description and travel

Note:

Collection processed at folder level in 2007.
Lucy Higgins papers, BANC MSS 2007/152, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Lori Deal; in 2006.
Sarah Brown was the daughter of the abolitionist, John Brown, and his second wife Mary Ann Day. Sarah Brown never married and left her papers with her good friend Lucy Higgins.
In English and Japanese.

Type:

Photographs.
Woodcuts-Color.

Physical Description:

print
1 box and 1 oversize folder (.45 linear ft.)

Language:

English
Japanese

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2007/152
BANC MSS 2007/152
BANC MSS 2007/152

Origin:

California