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Nelson Brown Papers, 1930-1951 | Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Collection Overview

Title: Nelson Brown Papers, 1930-1951Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Brown, Nelson

Extent: -1.0 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: This collection is arranged into two series. The first series, Correspondence, is arranged chronologically. The second series, Subject Files, is arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists mainly of correspondence and statistical data concerning the forestation projects on Franklin Roosevelt's Hyde Park, NY estate. Also included is correspondence with Elliott Roosevelt and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Foundation, as well as Nelson Brown's personal reminiscences.

Collection Historical Note

Nelson C. Brown was a professor of forestry from 1914 to 1951 at the New York State College of Forestry. He acted as advisor to Franklin Roosevelt on the most effective use of the forested land on his Hyde Park, NY estate. Nelson Brown continued to advise Eleanor Roosevelt and her son Elliott after Franklin Roosevelt's death.

Administrative Information

Repository: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Access Restrictions: This collection is available for use by the general public.

Use Restrictions: This material is subject to copyright restrictions under Title 17 of the U.S. Code.

Acquisition Source: Nelson C. Brown

Box and Folder Listing


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Series 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
test Mainly correspondence between Nelson Brown, Franklin Roosevelt, and others concerned with the forestry projects on Franklin Roosevelt's Hyde Park estate during the latter's lifetime.

Box 1Add to your cart.

Roosevelt, 1930-1935Add to your cart.

Roosevelt, 1935-1938Add to your cart.

Roosevelt, 1939-1940Add to your cart.

Roosevelt, 1943-1944Add to your cart.

Roosevelt -- Miscellaneous and Planting, 1944Add to your cart.

Series 2: Subject FilesAdd to your cart.

Box 1Add to your cart.

Beech Trees, 1937Add to your cart.

Christmas Trees, 1943-1944Add to your cart.

Christmas Trees, 1945Add to your cart.

F.D.R. Sel. Cutting, 1942Add to your cart.

F.D.R. Memorial Foundation -- Grace G. TullyAdd to your cart.

Box 2Add to your cart.

Logging Contract, 1944Add to your cart.

Logging Job, 1943-1944Add to your cart.

Personal Reminiscences of F.D.R. by Nelson C. BrownAdd to your cart.

Planting, 1945Add to your cart.

Planting, 1946Add to your cart.

Planting StatisticsAdd to your cart.

Roosevelt, 1947Add to your cart.

Roosevelt MemorialAdd to your cart.

Roosevelt Planting, 1948Add to your cart.

Elliott Roosevelt, 1948Add to your cart.

Roosevelt Estate -- ForestryAdd to your cart.

Roosevelt Estate Mangement and GeneralAdd to your cart.

Roosevelt PhotographsAdd to your cart.

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