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Vernon J. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00022

Scope and Contents

The Vernon J. Brown papers consist of a typewritten manuscript, "70 years - 17 Governors" and a reprint of Brown's published reminiscences of pioneering history and farm life in the area of Ingham County, Michigan. The former document includes personal impressions of prominent men in Michigan government and education, including the seventeen governors with whom Brown worked and served, from Hazen Pingree to G. Mennen Williams. Brown, who was owner and editor of the Ingham County News, held many posts in Ingham County and in Michigan state government, including Mayor of Mason, state legislator, Auditor General (1939-1944), and Lieutenant Governor (1945-1946).

Dates

  • 1959

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Vernon J. Brown was the owner and editor of the Ingham County News, and he held many posts in Ingham County and in Michigan state government, including Mayor of Mason, state legislator, Auditor General (1939-1944), and Lieutenant Governor (1945-1946).

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (, 3 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Gift of Vernon J. Brown, 1959-04-00, 1960-5-00. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

Legal Status

Copyright: Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Title
Vernon J. Brown Papers
Status
4 Published And Cataloged
Date
April 1969
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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