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George P. Brown Collection MSS.0060

Descriptive Summary

Creator Brown, George P., d. 1913
Title: George P. Brown Collection
Dates: 1865-1913
Identification: MSS.0060
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet, 1 document box
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Biographical Note

George P. Brown was a prominent Houston businessman who served as secretary of the Houston Business League, the predecessor of the Houston Chamber of Commerce. Brown was also socially active and became president of the Not-su-oh Association in 1909. George P. Brown died in 1913.

Scope and Contents

The George P. Brown Collection contains one box of 19th and early 20th century correspondence, clippings, and photographs.


The George P. Brown Collection contains one box with materials arranged by type. The collection is limited and dates back to 1865.


Access Restrictions

Due to their fragility, photos are restricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the George P. Brown Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Index Terms

Brown, George P., d. 1913
Houston Business League
Houston Chamber of Commerce
Not-su-oh Festival--Texas--Houston

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George P. Brown Collection. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Cleve Brown, August 16, 1977.

Processing Information

Processed by: Laura Speck, May 15, 1979.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence and Receipts
Office of the Collector of Internal Revenue. January 4, 1872.
First National Bank of Houston. November 6, 1875.
United States Senate. May 11, 1909.
Personal Correspondence. No date.

Box Folder
1 2 Clippings
Newspaper articles. 1915 to 1970

Box Folder
1 3 Clippings
Newspaper articles. ____ Years Ago.

Box Folder
1 4 Photographs
George Brown, Jr. at family home at the corner of Caroline and McHenry. 1910
George P. Brown. 1905
George P. Brown with unidentified man. Tin type.
George P. Brown with unidentified man. Tin type.
George P. Brown with two unidentified men in costumes. Tin type.
Young Cleve M. Brown on horse at Not-su-oh festival in costume. 1904

Box Folder
1 5 Miscellaneous Materials
Houston City Directory (copy). 1877
Party invitation 1877
Thank you card.
Amnesty Oath. A. B. Brown. 1865