George Leslie Brown
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CA MNBM S 99B
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- Brown, George L.
20 cm of textual records
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George L. Brown (d. ca. 1965) was an employee for the C.P.R. in Saint John, New Brunswick, and a collector of material relating to railways. He had a son named Charles A. Brown.
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Scope and content
This collection consists of the correspondence relating to railway history involving requests for information on specific trains to/from George Brown. Some correspondence is printed with company letterhead. A few pieces of correspondence have documents attached which relate to railway history. There is a letter referring to a trip around the world by Nellie Bly, a New York City newspaper reporter with the remark that some portions of her trip were done by train.
Immediate source of acquisition
Acquired from George L. Brown (Saint John) 1952; Brown, Charles A. (Saint John) 1967
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Other fonds that contain information concerning railways are the Willaim Cochrane Milner fonds (ID78) and the Charles Warren Anderson railway collection (ID3414)