Gift of Henry W. Briefs, November 1984.
The Goetz A. Briefs Papers comprise correspondence, manuscripts and printed materials, consisting of 1.5 linear feet of material arranged in 60 folders in 1 box. Extent: 1.5 linear feet Number of boxes: 1 Bulk dates: 1948 - 1971 Span dates: 1948 - 1987
Of diplomatic, historical and literary value, the journal of James Percy Brown documents the life of a wealthy young American living in Paris from 1834-1835 during the reign of Louis Philippe.
The John L. Brown papers 1, consist of 99 folders of correspondence from literary and artistic luminaries, including writers Sylvia Beach, John Dos Passos, Anne Fremantle, Katherine Anne Porter, Alice B. Toklas; philosopher Jacques Maritain; photographer Brassai; poets Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, and Giuseppe Ungaretti, and many more. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically.
Addendum to John L. Brown papers 1, 2, 3, 4. Includes research source materials (notes, newspaper/magazine articles); family photographs, and Brown's journals.