Cecil Brown Papers, 1931-1996 (bulk 1931-1987)

Summary Information

Title: Cecil Brown Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1931-1996 (bulk 1931-1987)

  • Brown, Cecil, 1907-1987
Call Number: U.S. Mss 14AF; Micro 2107; Audio 1314A; Audio 1486A; PH 3150; VAA 096-098; M2000-134

Quantity: 33.0 cubic feet (28 records center cartons, 3 archives boxes, 4 card boxes and 1 flat box), 3 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 3 disc recordings, 3 tape recordings, 3.0 cubic feet of photographs (9 flat boxes and 1 archives box), 0.4 cubic feet of transparencies (1 archives box), 0.4 cubic feet of negatives (1 negative box), and 3 videorecordings (2-inch open reel videotapes); plus additions of 0.2 cubic feet

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Cecil Brown, a journalist and news commentator whose radio and television analyses of national and international news were aired by ABC, CBS, MBS, NBC and PBS. Broadcast scripts and writings comprise the majority of the collection, with scripts from broadcasts on MBS being the largest. Also included are many photographs, mostly taken by Brown while on assignment and a few recordings of Brown's broadcasts.


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Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-us0014af
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