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BROWN, JENNIE M. (JENNIE MAE), 1906-1999.
Jennie M. Brown scrapbooks, 1920-1965

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:/25593/8z267


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brown, Jennie M. (Jennie Mae), 1906-1999.
Title: Jennie M. Brown scrapbooks, 1920-1965
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1115
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Scrapbook and photograph album created by African American graduate of Atlanta University, Jennie M. Brown, including photographs of her family, friends, and fellow classmates, in addition to invitations and other printed material related to her time as a student at the Atlanta University Senior High School and the University in the 1920s.
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

Purchase, 2009.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Jennie M. Brown scrapbooks, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Laura L. Carroll, August 2009.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Jennie Mae (Cobb) Brown (1906-1999), an African American resident of Atlanta and graduate of Atlanta University, was born on April 12, 1906 in Illinois. Brown graduated from the Senior High School of Atlanta University in 1923, and went on to graduate from Atlanta University in the late 1920s. She was married to Walter Brown of Atlanta, Georgia and died on September 25, 1999.

Jennie Mae (Cobb) Brown (1906-1999), an African American resident of Atlanta and graduate of Atlanta University, was born on April 12, 1906 in Illinois. Brown graduated from the Senior High School of Atlanta University in 1923, and went on to graduate from Atlanta University in the late 1920s. She was married to Walter Brown of Atlanta, Georgia and died on September 25, 1999.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a scrapbook and a photograph album created by Jennie M. Brown, 1920-1965. The scrapbook, 1923-1965, primarily includes photographs of Brown, her family, friends, and fellow classmates, in addition to invitations and other printed material related to her time as a student at the Atlanta University Senior High School and Atlanta University in the 1920s. Of particular note are several images of Stone Hall and other buildings on the campus. The scrapbook also includes a letter from Brown's mother dated 1965. The second album consists solely of photographs of Brown and her family and friends taken in the 1920s while she lived at 68 Randolph Street, Atlanta, Georgia.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Photograph album, 1920s
1 2 Scrapbook, 1923-1965
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