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Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Brown collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.285

Scope and Contents

The Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Brown collection contains photographs and glass negatives of Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). Images include a garage on the site where College Hall stood, the train station/depot on campus, the power house, and student cap night from 1923.


  • Creation: 1922 - 1930

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

Hubert M. Brown came to Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1921 as a graduate assistant in farm crops. In 1923, he became a research assistant and instructor in farm crops. In 1941, he was promoted to assistant professor. Brown retired in 1965.

Hubert Brown married Marian Pratt in 1926. Her father, Mr. Pratt, took the photographs.


0.25 Cubic Feet

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Custodial History

Transferred by Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Brown on 8-15-1977.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Brown Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
January 2011
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US