Manuscript Collection

Book of Brown - Accession 715 no. 2

Book of Brown - Accession 715 no. 2


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Accession 715 no. 2

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Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 68 pages



Historical Note

The author, Channing Bolton Brown, was the oldest son of Winthrop English Department Chair (1913-1933) John Thompson Brown.

Scope and Content Note

Book of Brown, The History of a Family, 1700-1967 by Channing Bolton Brown is a history of the Brown Family of primarily Albemarle, Nelson, Amherst, and Campbell Counties of the Commonwealth of Virginia although subsequent ancestors lived in North and South Carolina. The book includes biographical sketches of members of the Brown Family. Other surnames mentioned are Ambler, Barnhardt, Begg, Bolton, Cabell, Caldwell, Cross, Glenn, Kitchin, Lewis, McGee, McCrillis, Macon, Mulholland, Mutter, Poe, Powell, Ross, Southall, Thompson, Waller, and Webb. Please see attached Table of Contents.

Additional Notes

The book includes some handwritten additions that are dated after the 1967 publication date. The notes were presumably added by the author.


The book was a gift of the author, Channing Bolton Brown.


Genealogy, Brown Family, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Biographical Sketches


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Book of Brown - Accession 715 no. 2

LC Subject Headings

Brown family; Virginia--Genealogy; South Carolina--Genealogy; North Carolina--Genealogy