Skip to main content

Samuel Brown letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P667

Overview

Samuel Brown (1817-1856) was a Scottish chemist and author of Portobello (now a suburb of Edinburgh). In this letter to an unidentified friend, he writes about the people with whom he dined at a dinner party, including his dinner partner, Miss Helena Faucit (1814-1898), an English actress.

Dates

  • February 28, [1843]

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 folder (1 leaf)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

MS P667

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966.

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 52

Former temporary collection name: Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c.

Title
Guide to the Samuel Brown Collection
Subtitle
Samuel Brown letter
Author
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/6382252593
Preferred citation
Samuel Brown letter, Department of Special Collections, MS P667, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334