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Brownell Papers, 1867-1936 (Bulk: 1870-1927)
11 archives boxes (5.5 linear ft.)

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Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

In general, there is no restriction on access to the Brownell Papers. Particular items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish materials should be directed to the Archivist of the College. Materials relating to Appreciation for the Office in Box 9, folders 6-8 require written permission from Scribner=s for any form of publication. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Biographical Note

William Crary Brownell was born to Isaac and Lucia Brown Brownell on August 30, 1851 in New York City. He prepared for college at Charles Institute, Newport, Rhode Island and was graduated from Amherst College in 1871. After graduation he joined the staff of the New York World, 1871-1879, first as a reporter and then as city editor. After that, he worked for The Nation in New York City from 1879 to 1881.

Brownell traveled to Europe in 1881 and spent most of his time there in Paris. Returning to America in 1884, he worked for the Philadelphia Press until 1888, and for Charles Scribner's Sons between 1888 and 1926.

In January of 1878, Brownell married Virginia S. Swinburne, who died in 1911. He married his second wife, Gertrude Hall, in 1921. Brownell died on July 23, 1928 in Williamstown, Massachusetts.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

In general, there is no restriction on access to the Brownell Papers. Particular items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish materials should be directed to the Archivist of the College. Materials relating to Appreciation for the Office in Box 9, folders 6-8 require written permission from Scribner=s for any form of publication. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in William Crary Brownell (AC 1871) Papers [Box #, folder #] , Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

Processing Information
Finding Aid: 1998 April - Revised
Edited by: Daria D'Arienzo, Archivist of the College
Listed by: Carol Trabulsi, Senior Archives Associate


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives

Language
English.