Harlan Craig Brown Papers 1935-1978

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Creator
Brown, Harlan C.
Size
1.75 linear feet (4 folders in a legal size box and 1 halfbox)
Call number
MC 00182

The collection contains two commissions presented to Harlan Craig Brown for the ranks of Captain and Major in the United States Army Officers' Reserve Corps, in 1952 and 1953, respectively. Also included are typescripts of speeches by Brown, personal correspondence, militray medals and cards, and class reunion letter and photographs.

Harlan Brown began his career at the NC State University library in 1936, where he later served as Libraries Director. From 1942 to 1946, Brown took a leave of absence to serve in World War II as an officer. He was promoted to the rank of Captain in the United States Army Reserve Officer Corps on November 28, 1952, and Major on October 1, 1953.

Biographical/historical note

Harlan Brown began his career at the NC State University library in 1936, where he later served as Libraries Director. From 1942 to 1946, Brown took a leave of absence to serve in World War II as an officer. He was promoted to the rank of Captain in the United States Army Reserve Officer Corps on November 28, 1952, and Major on October 1, 1953.

Scope/content

The collection contains two commissions presented to Harlan Craig Brown for the ranks of Captain and Major in the United States Army Officers' Reserve Corps, in 1952 and 1953, respectively. Also included are typescripts of speeches by Brown, personal correspondence, militray medals and cards, and class reunion letter and photographs.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Haralan Craig Brown Commissions, MC 00182, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC.

Source of acquisition

Formerly part of MC 00237, North Carolina State University Military Collection.

Donated by Harlan Craig Brown in 2009 (Accession no. 2009-0213); 2011 June (Accession 2011. 0146)

Processing information

Processed by Carmen Spradlin, 2009 September. Updated by Judy Allen Dodson, 2009 December. Updated by Judy Allen Dodson, 2011 July; Updated by Danielle Dantlzer, 2022 August.

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50th Reunion Letter 1973 (2011.0146)
Half box 2, Folder 5
Book and Journal 1952 & 1982
Legal box 1, Folder 4 of 4
Commissions 1952-1953
Legal box 1, Folder 1 of 4
Correspondence 1944 (2011.0146)
Half box 2, Folder 6
Euskariana : A Bibliography 1953 (2011.0146)
Half box 2, Folder 1
Military Medals circa 1940-1953 (2011.0146)
Half box 2, Folder 2
Military Medals circa 1940-1953 (2011.0146)
Half box 2, Folder 3
Military Cards circa 1952-1953 (2011.0146)
Half box 2, Folder 4
Papers 1957-1978
Legal box 1, Folder 2 of 4
Postcards and notecards 1962-1977
Legal box 1, Folder 3 of 4
Reunion Photographs 1973 (2011.0146)
Half box 2, Folder 7
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Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to digital files may require additional advanced notice.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harlan Craig Brown Papers, MC 00182, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.