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Shirley Brown papers

Call Number: RH MS P839


The Shirley Brown papers are those of a long time Lawrence, Kansas resident.


  • 1905-1969


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Shirley Brown

Shirley Brown was the niece of trombone musician Paul "Stump" Anderson Evans. She married John Brown Iii.


7 folders

Scope and Contents

The Shirley Brown papers date from 1905 to 1969 and consist of biographical information and clippings. Photographs from the Collection are located at RH MS-P P839. Copy negatives are available for all images.

Physical Location

RH MS P839

Physical Location

RH MS-P P839

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Shirley I. Brown, 1990.

Guide to the Shirley Brown Collection
Shirley Brown papers
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Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
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Preferred citation
Shirley Brown Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P839, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States