Archives West Finding Aid
Henry Brown papers, 1848-1931
- Brown, Henry, Reverend
- Henry Brown papers
- 1848-1931 (inclusive)18481931
- 0.5 linear feet, (2 scrapbooks, 1 box, 1 manuscript)
- Collection Number
- This collection contains the personal reminiscences of Methodist minister Reverend Henry Brown, who ministered in Iowa and eastern Washington State. The collection includes scrapbooks and newsclippings.
University of Puget Sound, Archives & Special Collections
Collins Memorial Library
1500 N. Warner St.
- Access Restrictions
This collection is available for research.
- Funding for preparing this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Henry Brown (1848-1931) was a Methodist minister in Washington State and Iowa. Brown was born in Guernsey County, Ohio, later moving out West. He was a prohibitionist and author of the book The Impending Peril: Or, Methodism and Amusement.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
This collection contains Reverend Henry Brown's personal reminiscences about his pioneer days as a Methodist pastor in Iowa and eastern Washington (especially Spokane and Walla Walla). There are two scrapbooks consisting chiefly of articles, poems, temperance tracts and news items. The second scrapbook is composed of editorial extracts from the Oregonian newspaper from 1887-1904.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Methodist Church--Clergy
- Pioneers--Washington (State)
- Spokane (Wash.)
- Washington (State)