Title:Henry B. Brown papers, 1851-1853
Creator/Contributor:Brown, Henry B., fl. 1850-1859, creator
Includes agreement with Bartlett concerning his sketches; letters from Bartlett and Jacob B. Moore re the agreement, and from
Alfred Ely Beach enquiring about reproducing the drawings in the New York Illustrated News; letters by Brown (original and
photocopies) describing his work and travels in California, which included collecting Indian vocabularies.
Bartlett, John Russell -- 1805-1886
Beach, Alfred Ely -- 1826-1896
Moore, Jacob Bailey -- 1797-1853
Artists -- California
Indians of North America -- California
California -- Description and travel
Artist commissioned by John R. Bartlett to sketch California scenes and Indians. Relative of San Francisco postmaster Jacob
Bailey Moore. Later, American consul to Bermuda (ca. 1854-1859). Often mistakenly identified in reference sources as artist
Harrison B. Brown of Maine or as former slave Henry Box Brown.
Removed from the C. Hart Merriam Papers.
Original drawings transferred to Pictorial Collections (BANC PIC 1980.022--A)
BANC MSS 80/54 c