Miriam Brown papers
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.
- Brown, Miriam. (Person)
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.
Language of Materials
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.
Collection processed in 1979.
- Brown, Miriam.
- Canady, John Edwin.
- Newcomb College. Art Dept.
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- New Orleans (La) -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- New Orleans (La) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Newcomb College. English Dept.
- Texas -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Texas -- Social life and customs -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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