Vernon J. Brown papers
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).
- Brown, Vernon J. (Vernon Jacobs) (Person)
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.
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).
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 3 folders)
Language of Materials
Gift of Vernon J. Brown, 1959-04-00, 1960-5-00. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum
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.
- Vernon J. Brown Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- April 1969
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English.