Oliver M. Brown Records, 381 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection contains account books of business conducted by Oliver M. Brown from 1844 to 1849. Also included are miscellaneous notes concerning personal business, bank account notes, purchase notes, an account ledger, and a listing of who owed him money.

(1 box) Last updated 02/07.

Biographical/Historical: Oliver M. Brown, son of Samuel Brown, was born on March 6, 1815. In 1838 he married Susan C. Baker and in 1850 helped run the successful Baker business for many years. Brown died on Dec. 14, 1885.

Bibliography: Russell, William Greenway. What I Know about Winchester: Recollections of William Greenway Russell, 1800-1891. Winchester, VA: Winchester Printers, Inc., 1954.

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


Box 1

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