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Edward L. Brown Archive, 1916-1941

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-004

Content Description

This collection consists of 139 letters and postcards written by Lt. Edward Brown of Dallas, Texas, a pilot in the 166th Aero Squadron, to his friend, then fiancee, then wife, Leila Owens of Frankston, Texas, as well as 150 letters and cards from Leila Owens to Edward Brown. There is a manuscript history of the 166th Aero Squadron. Also includes 40 letters, postcards, and various documents from various correspondents and relatives. A photo of Brown taken in Trier, a copy of the Frankston Citizen, dated 3 Oct 1919, and a copy of the Cent Soixante Six newsletter.

Dates

  • 1916-07-02 - 1941-09-16
  • Majority of material found within 1916 - 1919

Creator

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (5 boxes) : Handwritten letters, typed letters, post cards, pictures, newsletters

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.
Title
Edward L. Brown Letters 1916-1941
Status
Completed
Author
Jacalyn Pearce
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)