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BROWN, PAUL E. X., 1910-2007.
Paul E.X. Brown papers, 1946-1986

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:/25593/8z27c


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brown, Paul E. X., 1910-2007.
Title: Paul E.X. Brown papers, 1946-1986
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1146
Extent: 109.5 linear ft. (112 boxes), 10 oversized papers (OP), and 6 oversized bound volumes (OBV)
Abstract:Papers of Paul E.X. Brown, an African American radio broadcaster and businessman, including subject files, financial records, printed material, photographs and audiovisual material.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Use copies have not been made for the audiovisual material in this collection. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this material.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Related Materials in Other Repositories

Paul E.X. Brown WERD records, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta, Georgia

Source

Gift, unknown with subsequent additions.

Citation

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

Processing

Processed by Elizabeth Russey Roke, April 28, 2010


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Paul E.X. Brown (1910-2007), African American radio broadcaster and businessman from Atlanta, Georgia. He received his AB degree from Columbia College in Chicago. In the 1940s Brown moved to Atlanta, Georgia, to accept an editorial position with the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Georgia. He became an announcer for the WEAS radio station where he hosted "Hi Neighbor" on Saturday mornings. Brown also broadcasted on WERD in Atlanta and WEDR in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1957 he established WADK radio's news department. In the 1960s Brown worked in the public relations department of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, retiring in 1975. Brown was a member of the Adelphi Club, the Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order of the Noble Mystic Shrine., Frontiers of America, and numerous other Atlanta community organizations. He also served as the executive director of the National Association of Market Developers.

Paul E.X. Brown (1910-2007), African American radio broadcaster and businessman from Atlanta, Georgia. He received his AB degree from Columbia College in Chicago. In the 1940s Brown moved to Atlanta, Georgia, to accept an editorial position with the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Georgia. He became an announcer for the WEAS radio station where he hosted "Hi Neighbor" on Saturday mornings. Brown also broadcasted on WERD in Atlanta and WEDR in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1957 he established WADK radio's news department. In the 1960s Brown worked in the public relations department of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, retiring in 1975. Brown was a member of the Adelphi Club, the Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order of the Noble Mystic Shrine., Frontiers of America, and numerous other Atlanta community organizations. He also served as the executive director of the National Association of Market Developers.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Paul E.X. Brown from 1946-1986. The papers contain materials relating to organizations in which Paul Brown was an active member. The collection includes conference programs, correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, notes, speeches, and photographs related to the African American fraternal order Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order of the Noble Mystic Shrine, the Atlanta chapter of the African American service club Frontiers of America, and the National Association of Market Developers, an organization focused on marketing goods and services to minority and urban populations.

The collection also contains small amounts of printed materials from the Lincoln University journalism program, the Atlanta Life Insurance Company, the YWCA, and other Atlanta organizations. This section of the collection also includes reports and conference programs related to Paul Brown's work in the public relations department of the Coca-Cola Company.

Unprocessed additions include mixed files (correspondence and subject files), financial records, photographs, printed material, and audiovisual material.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by organization.


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Container List

Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order of the Noble Mystic Shrine (AEAONMS)
Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, 1979
1 2 Gala Day, Des Moines, Iowa, program, July 4-6, 1958
1 3 Midwest Gala Day, St. Louis, Missouri, program, June 14-16, 1963
1 4 Gala Day Celebration, Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 1-3, 1956
1 5 Imperial Council and Daughters of Isis Imperial Court, conference souvenir programs, 1953, 1955, 1957-1958
1 6 Imperial Council and Daughters of Isis Imperial Court, conference souvenir programs, 1959-1961
1 7 Imperial Council and Daughters of Isis Imperial Court, conference souvenir programs, 1962, 1964, 1970
1 8 Imperial Council and Daughters of Isis Imperial Court, conference souvenir programs, 1974-1975
1 9 Imperial Council and Daughters of Isis Imperial Court, conference souvenir programs, 1976, 1978-1979
2 1 Imperial Council and Daughters of Isis Imperial Court, conference souvenir programs, 1982, 1984
2 2 Imperial Council and Daughters of Isis Imperial Court, conference souvenir programs, 1985-1986
2 3 Imperial Council and Daughters of Isis Imperial Court, conference souvenir program, 1987
2 4 Khedive Temple No. 16, "Gala Day and Eleventh Annual Beauty and Talent Pagent," program, Birmingham, Alabama, June 2-3, 1956
2 5 Khedive Temple No. 16, newsletter, Birmingham, Alabama, May 29, 1956
2 6 Marracci Temple No. 13, "Fifty-Second Anniversary and Testimonial Banquet in Honor of Booker T. Alexander," program, Detroit, Michigan, November 11, 1956
2 7 Photographs [with Paul Brown]
2 8 "Precious Book of Memories to be Presented to the Imperial Commandress Dtr. Ercelle Harmon Moore," August 1958
2 9 Program, undated
2 10 Public Relations Guide Book, 1966
2 11 Public Relations, Imperial Publicist report, 1946, 1979
2 12 Research notes (regarding John Wesley Dobbs), undated
Frontiers of America
2 13 Atlanta chapter, correspondence, 1956-1957
2 14 Atlanta chapter, dinner meeting programs, 1956-1957
2 15 Atlanta chapter, financial records, 1956-1957
2 16 Atlanta chapter, membership and committee lists
2 17 Atlanta chapter, minutes, 1956-1957
2 18 Conference of the Southern Region, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1956
Lincoln University
2 19 "Journalism at Lincoln," pamphlet, undated
2 20 "Lincoln Journalism Newsletter," 1946-1947
3 1 "Lincoln Journalism Newsletter," 1948
3 2 "Lincoln Journalism Newsletter," 1949
3 3 "Lincoln Journalism Newsletter," 1950
3 4 "Lincoln Journalism Newsletter," 1951
3 5 "Lincoln Journalism Newsletter," 1952
National Association of Market Developers
3 6 Atlanta chapter, correspondence, 1969-1972
3 7 Atlanta chapter, membership list
3 8 Atlanta chapter, "Emphasis Award Banquet," programs, 1967-1975
3 9 Atlanta chapter, seminar programs, 1971, 1976
3 10 Awards committee
3 11 Awards committee, photographs [including Paul Brown]
3 12 Black Achievers Dinner and Lecture Series, 1980
3 13 Black Economic Development Committee
3 14 Briefcase, September-October, 1983
3 15 Brochures
3 16 Business card, Paul Brown
3 17 Conferences, 1963, 1965, 1966
3 18 Conferences, 1966
4 1 Conferences, 1968
4 2 Conferences, 1970
4 3 Conferences, 1971
4 4 Conferences, 1972
4 5 Conferences, 1974
4 6 Conferences, 1975
4 7 Conferences, 1978
4 8 Conferences, photographs, 1978
4 9 Conferences, 1979
4 10 Constitution and bylaws
4 11 Correspondence, 1968-1975
4 12 Correspondence, 1976-1977
4 13 Correspondence, 1978-1980
4 14 Emphasis Bulletin, March 1967 [fragment]
4 15 Executive Board, reports and minutes, 1959-1973
4 16 Executive Board, reports and minutes, 1975-1979
5 1 Membership lists
5 2 Mission statement
5 3 Notes
5 4 Organizational chart
5 5 "President's Newsletter," August 1973
5 6 Press releases, 1963-1974
5 7 Reports, "Creative Two-Way Communications with Black Consumer-Citizens," 1973
5 8 Reports, "Operation Intercom," 1969, 1972
5 9 Reports, "Thinking Ahead: Negro Market Fact Sheet," 1963
5 10 Second Annual Marketing Clinic, program, Tennessee A&I State University with the National Association of Market Developers, March 18-20, 1955
5 11 Speeches
5 12 Twenty-second Annual Seminar-Workshop, May 21, 1975
Other
5 13 Adelphi Club, Atlanta, Georgia, membership list
5 14 Atlanta Association of Black Journalists
5 15 Atlanta Life Insurance Company, notebook (blank)
5 16 Atlanta Life Insurance Company, postcard
5 17 Atlanta Life Insurance Company, annual report, 1956
5 18 BMI Newsletter, August 1961
5 19 Hallen, John R. "National Association of Market Developers: An Evaluation of Its Goals, Structure, and Effectiveness," dissertation, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1969
5 20 National Education Association, Teaching Career Month, 1961
5 21 Paul E.X. Brown and Associates
5 22 Special Markets Managers Workshop Conference, 1976, 1980
5 23 "Urban Read-Out," January 28, 1972
5 24 "What Is Public Relations?" Corporate Affairs Department, Coca-Cola Company, 1980
5 25 YWCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, "Blue Print for a Better Future," brochure, 1955
Unprocessed additions
6 - 78 rpm records
7 - 78 rpm records
8 - 78 rpm records
9 - 78 rpm records
10 - 78 rpm records
11 - Long-playing (LP) records
12 - 78 rpm records
13 - 78 rpm records
14 - 78 rpm records
15 - 78 rpm records
16 - 78 rpm records
17 - 78 rpm records
18 - 78 rpm records
19 - 78 rpm records
20 - 78 rpm records
21 - 78 rpm records
22 - 78 rpm records
23 - 78 rpm records
24 - 78 rpm records
25 - 78 rpm records
26 - 78 rpm records
27 - 78 rpm records
28 - 78 rpm records
29 - 78 rpm records
30 - 45 rpm records
31 - 45 rpm records
32 - 45 rpm records
33 - 45 rpm records
34 - 45 rpm records
35 - 45 rpm records
36 - 45 rpm records
37 - 45 rpm records
38 - Audio reels
39 - Audio reels
40 - Audio reels
41 - Audio reels
42 - Audio reels
43 - Audio reels
44 - Audio reels
45 - Audio reels
46 - Audio reels
47 - Mixed files
48 - Photographs
49 - Notebooks
50 - Photographs [water damaged]
51 - Printed material
52 - Mixed files
53 - Mixed files
54 - Mixed files
55 - Mixed files
56 - Mixed files
57 - Mixed files
58 - Mixed files
59 - Mixed files
60 - Mixed files and books
61 - Mixed files
62 - Mixed files
63 - Mixed files
64 - Mixed files
65 - Mixed files
66 - Mixed files
67 - Mixed files
68 - Mixed files
69 - Mixed files
70 - Mixed files and books
71 - Mixed files and books
72 - Financial records
73 - Financial records
74 - Financial records and subject files
75 - Mixed files
76 - Printed material
77 - Books
78 - Books
79 - Mixed files
80 - Yearbooks
81 - Yearbooks
82 - Yearbooks
83 - Books
84 - Mixed files
85 - Books
86 - Printed material
87 - Printed material
88 - Mixed files and pamphlets
89 - Mixed files
90 - Mixed files and periodicals
91 - Mixed files and pamphlets
92 - Books
93 - Correspondence and periodicals
94 - Periodicals
95 - Printed materials and periodicals
96 - Mixed files and periodicals
97 - Books and periodicals
98 - Books
99 - Books and periodicals
100 - Mixed files
101 - Plaques
102 - 45 rpm, 78 rpm, and long-playing (LP) records
103 - Long-playing (LP) records
104 - 45 rpm records
105 - Long-playing (LP) records
106 - Long-playing (LP) records
107 - Long-playing (LP) records
108 - 78 rpm records
109 - Mixed files
110 - Mixed files
111 - Mixed files
112 - Photographs
OP1 - Photographs
OP2 - Blueprints
OP3 - Certificates
OP4 - 90th birthday card and newspaper clippings
OP5 - Advertisements, Coca-Cola and Budweiser
OP6 - Calendar; Masonic items; poster, "Our Colored Heroes"
OP7 - Posters
OP8 - Philadelphia Courier sign
OP9 - "Black Guardians of Freedom: A Perspective on the Black Presence in America," produced by Coca-Cola and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History
OP10 - "Black Treasures: A Guide to the Study of Negro Life and History," produced by Coca-Cola and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History
OBV1-6 - Scrapbooks
AV1 - WERD (Atlanta), "Message from Eddie Fisher to Paul E. X. Brown and the listeners of WERD," 1954 November
AV1 - WERD (Atlanta), Howard Gilreath, manager of WVOP in Vidalia, Georgia, on WERD's fifth anniversary, 1954 October 3; West Virginia news clip, undated
AV1 - Brown, Paul E.X., Coca-Cola Bottling company speech, Business League, 1964 March 10
AV1 - WERD (Atlanta), interview with Aldern, Borders, Davis, "for Ivan Allen," undated
AV1 - WERD (Atlanta), Paul Brown, undated
AV1 - Asinof, Wesly, candidate for Judge of the Criminal Court of Fulton County, speech, undated
AV1 - WERD (Atlanta), 1954 July 4
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