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1 Bartlett (John Russell) papers, 1832/1886

The collection encompasses the years 1832-1886, consisting of personal correspondence comprised of loose letters, drafts of various manuscripts and clippings, two hundred and thirty-six watercolor paintings and drawings from the Mexican Boundary Commission Survey and eleven folio volumes from the Mexican Boundary Commission.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
2 Brown (Nicholas and John) papers, 1746/1763 (bulk 1754/1763)
6.8 linear feet
The Nicholas and John Brown Papers consists of the business correspondence, personal correspondence, accounting records, maritime records, and legal records which detail the day-to-day busines activities of Nicholas and John Brown. The documents shed light on the maritime trade activities of the family members and the related business endeavors of shopkeeping, distillery, money lending, and marine insurance in which the family was involved.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
3 Brown (Obadiah) and Company, 1746/1760 (bulk 1757/1760)
3 linear feet
Obahiah Brown, son of James Browne (16xx-17xx), went to work for his eldest brother, James Browne (1xxx-1739), in the maritime and retail trade. When his brother died on a voyage to the West Indies, Obadiah became a shopkeeper, engaged in maritime and retail trade, provided marine insurance to area merchants, and operated a rum distillery. He also pioneered other manufacturing enterprises such as building a mill to grind cocoa beans, running a spermaceti candle factory, which, in turn, involved him in the whale industry in Nantucket. Because he had no male heirs, he worked closely with his nephews, John and Moses, in addition to his brothers, Nicolas and John Brown.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
4 Brown and Benson records, 1783/1792
44.5 linear feet
The partnership of Brown and Benson was established because Nicholas Brown's two sons were still in their teens. He asked Geroge Benson, a former clerk for Nicholas Brown and Company to join a formal partnership in 1783. This collection contains the business papers of the company and papers relating to local and national politics.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
5 Brown and Ives records, 1794/1914
289 linear feet
The Brown and Ives Company was a vital enterprise that continued from the end of the eigthteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth. During the nineteenth centure Thomas Poynton Ives and Nicholas Brown developed maritime trad ewith Europe and the Far East. They then developed new manufacturing interests in domestic textiles, real estate, banking, canals, turnpikes, and railroads.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
6 Brown, Benson and Ives records, 1792/1796
38.5 linear feet
This collection includes business correspondence, personal correspondence, accounting records, and maritime records that detail the day-to-day business activities of Brown, Benson and Ives. Documents relating to the maritime trade activities of the company, including vessel papers and records and correspondence from a variety of foreign and domestic merchants and agents, comprise the bulk of the collection.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
7 Brown, Nicholas, and Company papers, 1762/1783 (bulk 1762/1774)
63.5 linear feet
In the late summer of 1762, Nicholas and John Brown formed Nicholas Brown and Company with brothers, Joseph and Moses. The four brothers brought to their partnership an effective combination of interests and strengths. Their formidable union created one of the best established mercantile and manufacturing partnerships in early Rhode Island. These record include the brothers' business records as well as their philanthropic and political dealings.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
8 Browne (James) papers, 1726/1754 (bulk 1726/1730)
.25 linear foot
This small series contains one memorandum book of James Browne and one sailing order signed by him to Captain Field in 1735. The credit instruments consist of a 1704 judgment, bonds, and estate information for James and Hope (Power) Browne. This series is arranged chronologically by record type.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
9 Carter (John), 1769/1917 (bulk 1769/1844)
.5 linear foot
Correspondence and other papers related to Providence printer and newspaper publisher, John Carter (1745 - 1814), and his family.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
10 Carter (John) family papers, 1769/1917 (bulk 1769/1844)
0.5 linear foot
Correspondence and other papers related to Providence printer and newspaper publisher, John Carter (1745 – 1814), and his family.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
11 John Carter Brown Library Records , 1764/1904 (bulk 1845/1889)
6 linear feet
The papers of the John Carter Brown Library. These records document the establishment of the John Carter Brown Library, from the first book, purchased by Nicholas Brown in July 1769 to 1904, when the library building was dedicated on the campus of Brown University. The bulk of the correspondence belongs to John Carter Brown who conceived the idea of focusing his collecting to “Americana,” but also includes the correspondence of his father, Nicolas Brown, and his son, John Nicolas Brown.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library

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