A Guide to the Oliver M. Brown Records, 1844-1849 Brown, Oliver M., Records 381 WFCHS

A Guide to the Oliver M. Brown Records, 1844-1849

A Collection in
Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library
Accession number 381 WFCHS


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Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library

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The Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58
Winchester, VA 22604
Phone: (540) 662-9041, ext.17
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© 1976 By Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library

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Repository
Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library
Accession number
381 WFCHS
Title
Oliver M. Brown Records, 1844-1849
Physical Characteristics
1 volume (unnumbered pages) ; 16 cm.
Creator
Brown, Oliver M.
Location
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions

Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

Preferred Citation

Oliver M. Brown Records, 381 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as a gift.


Biographical Information

Oliver M. Brown, son of Samuel Brown, was born on March 6, 1815. In 1838 he married Susan C. Baker (d. 1880) and later began to run the successful Baker Mercantile. He also owned several lots in Winchester. Brown died on December 14, 1885.

Scope and Content

This collection contains an account book from a business owned by Oliver M. Brown from 1844 to 1849. The account book includes miscellaneous notes concerning personal business, bank account notes, purchase notes, an account ledger, and a listing of who owed him money.

Bibliography

Russell, William Greenway. What I Know about Winchester: Recollections of William Greenway Russell, 1800-1891. Winchester, VA: Winchester Printers Inc., 1954.

Contents List

Box 1
Account Book of Oliver M. Brown 1844-1849
1 volume (unnumbered pages); 16cm