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John Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 74

Abstract

John Brown was a bus driver for the Greyhound bus company. He was first hired by Augustana College in 1942 to drive the Augustana Choir on their annual tour. He drove the choir on their tour for 33 years, until his retirement in 1975. The choir nicknamed him “Brownie,” and would request him as their driver every year. Materials in this collection include scrapbooks and news clippings.

Dates

  • circa 1952-1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This is an unprocessed collection. A detailed description of its contents is currently unavailable. For information about accessing this collection, please contact Special Collections well in advance of any planned research visit. Be advised that preparing unprocessed collections for research may take up to six months.

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Status
In Progress
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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