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Miriam Brown papers

Identifier: LaRC-141

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal letters written by Miriam Brown, an instructor in English at Newcomb College, to author John E. Canady, between September 1929 and May 1930. The letters describe events in New Orleans and people that Brown knew in New Orleans and Texas.


  • 1929-1930


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Miriam Brown received her bachelor's degree from Newcomb College in 1916 and her master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She was an instructor in English at Newcomb College from 1927 to 1931. She married George E. Keeler, Jr., who became a brigadier general in the Air Force. She was close friends with John Edwin Canady (1907-1985), who was head of Newcomb Art School from 1950-1952 and later was an art critic for the New York Times. He was a painter and art historian and also taught art history.


1.00 Boxes

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged chronologically. It consists of one box.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gif of Miriam Brown Keeler, wife of George E. Keeler. Date acquired: 03/07/1975.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 1979.

LAC Group
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US