Oliver M. Brown Records

 

 

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

Oliver M. Brown Records
381 WFCHS

Inventory created by 07/1976. Last revised 04/2018.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

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EXTENT: 1 volume (unnumbered pages) ;  16 cm

CREATOR: Brown, Oliver M., 1815 - 1885

DATE: 1844-1849

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains an account book from a business owned by Oliver M. Brown from 1844 to 1849. The account book includes miscellaneous notes concerning personal business, bank account notes, purchase notes, an account ledger, and a listing of who owed him money.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Oliver M. Brown, son of Samuel Brown, was born on March 6, 1815. In 1838 he married Susan C. Baker (d. 1880) and later began to run the successful Baker mercantile. He also owned several lots in Winchester. Brown died on December 14, 1885.

ALTERNATIVE FORM AVAILABLE: The account book has been digitized and is available on GSU DISC 007-13.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: William Greenway Russell, What I Know about Winchester: Recollections of William Greenway Russell, 1800-1891 (Winchester, VA: Winchester Printers, Inc.), 20, 27

CITE AS: Oliver M. Brown Records, 381 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift. 

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1 

Account Book, Oliver M. Brown, 1844-1849, includes articles of interest pasted on a few pages, 1 item, bound volume, manuscript.