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Francis Brown papers May Be Restricted

Identifier: MS-233

  • Staff Only


The papers of Francis Brown contain family, personal and professions correspondence, manuscript materials, typescripts, memoirs, photocopies and originals of articles, reports, meeting minutes, financial and administrative papers, essays, contracts, memos, book reviews, photographs, and clippings related to his book, “Raymond and the Times”(1951), "Joseph Hawley, Colonial Radical"(1931), his public service, and editorial career with "Current History," "Time" magazine, and the "New York Times Book Review."

Materials also relate to Time Inc. Latin America and to Brown's undergraduate study, teaching and alumni involvement at Dartmouth College. Of note is correspondence outlining the background of the Daniel Webster papers project at Dartmouth College and correspondence with major literary figures of the nineteen fifties and sixties due to Brown's role as Editor of the "New York Times Book Review." Brown's decade long correspondence with his mother Jessie Brown during his times at Dartmouth College, Columbia University and early years in his career provides an inside into his thinking and life.


  • 1918 - 1973


Conditions Governing Access

Memoir may only be used with the written permission of the Director of Archives, New York Times Co., NY

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


17 linear ft. (30 boxes)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


Ernest Francis Brown (1903-1995), editor, writer. Dartmouth College class of 1925. Contains correspondence, manuscript materials, memoirs, articles, reports, meeting minutes, memos, book reviews, photographs, essays and clippings related to his book, "Raymond of the Times", his editorial career with Current History magazine, Time magazine and the New York Times Book Review. Also includes material related to his undergraduate study, teaching and alumni involvement at Dartmouth College. Memoirs are restricted.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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