The Resource Mary Jane Brown and Merle North Brown collection

Mary Jane Brown and Merle North Brown collection

Label
Mary Jane Brown and Merle North Brown collection, 1886-1931
Title
Mary Jane Brown and Merle North Brown collection
Inclusive dates
1886-1931
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains items collected by Mary Jane Brown and Merle North Brown and includes a page and back cover of a scrapbook with newspaper clippings of the obituaries of Frank W. Brown (1886), Arrianna White Brown (1890) and Mrs. Louisa Huston (1902); a 1905-1906 program booklet of the Cary Club of Milton, Indiana; a copy of a typewritten resolution of Milton Chapter No. 303, Order of the Eastern Star regarding the death of Mrs. Martha North (January, 1916); newspaper clippings regarding World War I (1918-1919); newspaper clippings of poems by William Hershell, Margaret E. Sangster, Jr., and William Dudley Foulke (1917-1919); and a copy of an incomplete typewritten letter addressed to a Bishop Francis, dated January 13, 1931 at Indianapolis, that addresses issues within the church that the bishop is assuming rectorship over
Biographical or historical data
Mary Jane Mack was born September 20, 1844 in Winchester, Ohio to Alexander and Catherine Mack. She married Martin V. Brown of Milton, Indiana on November 1, 1866 and they had 6 children. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Milton Methodist Church. She passed away at the age of 83 on November 2, 1927.Merle North was born on April 24, 1882 in Bluffton, Indiana to John and Martha North. By 1900, her family was living in Milton. She married William H. Brown, Mary Jane Brown's son, on April 30, 1903 and they had 1 son. She was also a member of the Milton Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She passed away at the age of 58 on April 28, 1940.Sources:Ancestry.com. "Merle North." 1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed May 23, 2018. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com/.Ancestry.com. "Merle N. Brown." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed May 23, 2018. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com/.Ancestry.com. "Merle North." Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed May 23, 2018. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com/."Mary Jane Brown. " Cambridge City Tribune (IN), November 10, 1927. "Mrs. Merle M. Brown." National Road Traveler (Cambridge City, IN), May 2, 1940.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, Mary Jane
  • Brown, Merle North
  • Foulke, William Dudley
  • Herschell, William
  • Sangster, Jr., Margaret E
  • Cary Club (Milton, Ind.)
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • World War, 1914-1918
Label
Mary Jane Brown and Merle North Brown collection
Link
https://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2207%20Brown%20Mary%20Jane%20and%20Merle%20North%20Collection.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/05/23 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/23 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21447218
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
(OCoLC)1046981858
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Mary Jane Brown and Merle North Brown collection
Link
https://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2207%20Brown%20Mary%20Jane%20and%20Merle%20North%20Collection.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/05/23 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/23 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21447218
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
(OCoLC)1046981858
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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