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Title:

Charles F. Brush, Sr., Papers: Series 11: Margaret Richardson’s Biography of Charles F. Brush

Creator:

Brush, Charles Francis, 1849-1929

Date:

1948-1954

Subject:

Brush, Charles Francis, Sr., 1849-1929

Publisher:

Case Western Reserve University, digital content

Format:

application/pdf

Title:

Charles F. Brush, Sr., Papers: Series 11: Margaret Richardson’s Biography of Charles F. Brush

Creator:

Brush, Charles Francis, 1849-1929

Date:

1948-1954

Subject:

Brush, Charles Francis, Sr., 1849-1929

Publisher:

Case Western Reserve University, digital content

Format:

application/pdf

Description:

Contracted by Charles F. Brush, Jr.’s, widow, Dorothy Brush Walmsley, Margaret Richardson attempted to write a proper biography of Charles F. Brush, Sr. Due to health reasons, Richardson was unable to finish the biography and sold her notes, chapter drafts, copies of Brush materials, and other files, all contained here, to Charles Baldwin Sawyer in 1954. One subseries is organized by chapter, these files document Margaret Richardson’s efforts to write a biography of Charles F. Brush, Sr. Within each folder are contained a wide variety of materials, including chapter drafts, notes, copies of materials in the Brush papers, news clippings, and background information. Miscellaneous files are organized in two folders of correspondence, arranged by author. Especially important is the correspondence between Richardson and Dorothy Brush , widow of Charles F. Brush, Jr., regarding Richardson’s efforts to write a Charles F. Brush, Sr., biography. Research files include Richardson research files related to her Brush biography. Filed alphabetically, these records contain newspaper clippings, hand and typed written copies of materials in the Brush papers, and background information. Also included here are Richardson’s handwritten notecards, divided by bibliography, chronology, and topical subject.

Type:

Text

Identifier:

ksl:brushRichardson
http://hdl.handle.net/2186/ksl:brushRichardson

Language:

eng

Relation:

Charles F. Brush, Sr., Papers

Rights:

This collection is owned by Special Collections, Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. For permission to reproduce and/or publish, contact Special Collections at 216-368-2993


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