Collection S 99B - George Leslie Brown

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George Leslie Brown

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  • Textual record

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CA MNBM S 99B

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Date(s)

  • 1861-1961 (Creation)
    Creator
    Brown, George L.

Physical description

20 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

(ca. 1965)

Biographical history

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.

Custodial history

Information about the custody of these records prior to acquisition is incomplete.

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.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Acquired from George L. Brown (Saint John) 1952; Brown, Charles A. (Saint John) 1967

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  • English

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Associated materials

Other fonds that contain information concerning railways are the Willaim Cochrane Milner fonds (ID78) and the Charles Warren Anderson railway collection (ID3414)

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