Title of Collection
Donald Brown Papers
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains Donald Brown's correspondence with his father while he was a student at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL and traveling abroad in Mexico City. It also contains papers from Brown's travels and postcards.
Donald Brown (1910-1989) grew up in Kensington, MD but moved to Abilene after he retired in 1975. He received a bachelor's degree from Wheaton College in 1932, a master's degree in Spanish from the University of Illinois in 1933, and a doctorate in Spanish Literature in 1935. He was a professor modern languages at McPherson College in McPherson, KS, the Naval Academy, Oberlin College, MacMurry College in Jacksonville, IL, John Hopkins University, Hope College, and Villanova University. He is the author of The Catholic Naturalism of Pardo-Bayan. He was also a member of the Modern Language Association, spoke five languages, and conducted tours of Europe and Central America. He was a member of the First Central Presbyterian Church and was married to Alice Emmert Brown.
This collection has retained its original arragement since it was accessioned into the University Manuscripts but has been reboxed.
Box #1 List of item level descriptions Obituary Diary book which includes correspondence between Donald Brown and his parents, 1929-1930; the letters are addressed from Wheaton, Illinois and Mexico City, Mexico; also includes tourist visas from the Mexican consulate Diary book which includes correspondence mainly between Donald Brown and his father but other letters are included, 1933-1934; also includes French receipts and customs lists Postcards between Donald Brown, his father, and friends, 1929-1934
ENGLISH and SPANISH and FRENCH
Extent of Collection
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #367
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder Name, Donald Brown Papers. Center for Restoration Studies MS #367. Milliken Special Collections, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
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