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BROWN, JOE DAVID.
Joe David Brown papers, 1940-1980

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z253


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brown, Joe David.
Title: Joe David Brown papers, 1940-1980
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1098
Extent: 7 linear ft. (7 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of novelist and journalist Joe David Brown, including correspondence, legal and financial material, photographs, printed material, research files, and writings.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 2008.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Joe David Brown papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Joe David Brown, novelist and journalist, was born on May 12, 1915 in Birmingham, Alabama. From 1939 to 1946, Brown was a feature writer at the New York Daily News, and from 1949-1957 he was a foreign correspondent in India for Time and Life magazines. Brown published many novels throughout his career, including Stars in my Crown (1946), The Freeholder (1949), Kings go Forth (1956), Glimpse of a Stranger (1968), and Addie Pray (1971). Addie Pray was later published under the name Paper Moon in 1972 and made into a motion picture (1973). He also served as the editor for three books published by Time Life books in 1967: The Hippies, Can Christianity Survive?, and Sex in the 60s. Brown died on April 22, 1976.

Joe David Brown, novelist and journalist, was born on May 12, 1915 in Birmingham, Alabama. From 1939 to 1946, Brown was a feature writer at the New York Daily News, and from 1949-1957 he was a foreign correspondent in India for Time and Life magazines. Brown published many novels throughout his career, including Stars in my Crown (1946), The Freeholder (1949), Kings go Forth (1956), Glimpse of a Stranger (1968), and Addie Pray (1971). Addie Pray was later published under the name Paper Moon in 1972 and made into a motion picture (1973). He also served as the editor for three books published by Time Life books in 1967: The Hippies, Can Christianity Survive?, and Sex in the 60s. Brown died on April 22, 1976.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Joe David Brown from 1940-1980. The papers include correspondence, legal and financial material, photographs, printed material, research files, and writings. The writings include drafts of his novels, including Addie Pray and The Freeholder, shorts stories, and articles.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 Correspondence and photographs
2 Legal and financial records
3 Printed material
4 Research files
5 Writings
6 Writings
7 Writings
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