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Thomas Wistar Brown papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1125
Correspondence, letter books, diaries, scrapbooks, account books, deeds, marriage certificates, genealogical material, and miscellaneous manuscript and printed items of, or about, Thomas Wistar Brown (1826-1916), his father Moses Brown (1793-1878), his mother Mary (Wistar) Brown (b. 1807), his brother Moses Brown (b. 1829), his wife Mary (Farnum) Brown, his son John Farnum Brown (1873-1894) and others. Under correspondence, there are four letters from Eliza Paul (Kirkbride) Gurney to Elizabeth W. Wistar. Included under miscellaneous manuscripts are extracts from the Minutes of Dover [N.H.] Monthly Meeting, 1701/2-1785, the will of William Brown of Dover, N.H., 4mo. 19 1833, and a poem by Joseph John Gurney, 1838. The collection also contains the Wistar Family tree.


  • 1701-1917


1.5 Linear Feet (1 box, 13 volumes)

Thomas Wistar Brown papers, 1701-1917
Original author unknown; revised by Sarah Horowitz
Unknown; revised October 2018
Description rules

Revision Statements

  • October 2018: Finding aid revised; whole collection rehoused.

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