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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Norman D. Brown Papers



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brown, Norman D.
Title: Brown, Norman D., Papers
Dates: 1906-1963
Abstract: Professional research and teaching papers of retired University of Texas at Austin History Department professor Dr. Norman D. Brown.
Accession No.: 81-118; 2011-263
Extent: 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A graduate of Indiana University (B.A., 1957) and the University of North Carolina (Ph.D., 1963), Dr. Brown wrote biographies, Daniel Webster (1969) and Edward Stanly (1974), before turning to Texas political history. He has published Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928 (1984). In the field of Civil War history, he has edited One of Cleburne’s Command (1908) and Journey to Pleasant Hill (1982). Brown held the Barbara White Stuart Centennial Professor in Texas History Chair at the University of Texas at Austin, teaching courses in American history with a focus on Texas and the South.

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Scope and Contents

Professional research and teaching papers of retired University of Texas at Austin History Department professor Dr. Norman D. Brown. Photocopied papers assembled in 1977 by Brown, history professor at the University of Texas at Austin, concern the political career of Herbert Hoover, U.S. president (1928-1932). Material reflects Hoover's presidential career, including his tenure as Secretary of Commerce during the Harding administration, as well as his presidential campaign and administration in respect to Texas and the Republican Party of Texas. Bulk of collection includes correspondence from Texas concerning appointments; support of Hoover during his campaign for presidency, including Democratic support; the Al Smith-Hoover election; and other political activities. Included are copies of campaign and presidential literature relating to policies affecting Texas and the reaction of Texans to Hoover's election and administration. The original papers are found in the Hebert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch, Iowa.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Brown, Norman D. -- Archives.
Subjects
Politics, Practical -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Prohibition.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Norman D. Brown Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

Stored at SRH:
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3P151 Commerce Reports (photocopies):
R.B. Creager, 1921-1927
Harry M. Wurzbach, 1927 and undated
Mississippi flood and rehabilitation in Texas, 1927-1928 and undated
John F. Lucey, 1921-1928 and undated
Texas misc., 1921-1928
Texas Commercial Executives Association, 1921
Texas Cotton Seed Crushers, 1921
Pre-presidential, campaign, and transition general correspondence (photocopies):
J.B. Cranfill, 1928-1929
R. B. Creager, 1928-1929
O.B. Colquitt, 1928
Harvey W. Gilbert, 1928-1929
E.C. Lasater, 1928
Thomas B. Love, 1928-1929
J.F. Lucey, 1928-1929
Alvin S. Moody, 1928
Dan Moody, 1929
E.A. Peden, 1928
Leonard Withington, 1928-1929
Henry Sweifel, 1928
Pre-presidential, campaign literature series (photocopies):
National Who’s Who Poll, Hoover Advocates, undated
Press releases, Texas, undated
Presidential subject file (photocopies):
Republican National Committee – Texas, 1929-1932
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3P152 Presidential Secretary’s files (photocopies):
Orville Bullington, 1929-1933
R.B. Creager, 1929-1930
J.F. Lucey, 1929-1933
Harry M. Wurzbach, 1929-1931
Presidential individual file (photocopies):
R.B. Creager, 1929
President's personal files (photocopies):
J.F. Lucey, 1933 and undated
Harry M. Wurzbach, 1931
Presidential states files (photocopies):
Texas, 1928-1932
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2.325/V60a Oversize posters and maps
Stored off-site at LSF:
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2011-263/1 Secession
The Reign of King Andrew
Firebell in the Night—Missouri controversey
Federalism
American Revolution in the South, 1775-1788
Texas Governors Who Wore Gray
Southern System, H336L
Populism
The New South Creed
Texas, 1845-1914, H320P
Jefferson in Power
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2011-263/2 Lecture notes
Slavery and politics
Many Thousands Gone (Ira Berlin)
And the War Came: The Crisis of the Union, 1859-1861
General features of southern agriculture and society
The Old South, H336L
Polk and the Presidency: The Mexican War
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2011-263/3 Slave revolts
The Peculiar Institution
Slaves Without Masters
Slavery and Politics, 1846-1860
Lecture notes
Correspondence
United States, 1492-1865, H315K
South Since 1865, H345M
Lone Star Mystique
Texas writers
Texas literature
Donald Barthelme
Elroy Bode
Billy Lee Brammer
Max Crawford
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2011-263/4 General Franklin Pierce pamphlet, 1852
The Devil’s Report Card, 1966
The Spark, June 1932
Mary Lee Settle
Dictionary of North Carolina Biography
Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
The Confederate General
Encyclopedia of Southern History
Littlefield Lectures
John Updike
Littlefield Fund for Southern History Board of Trustees
Dr. Brown’s annual faculty reports and related history department papers
Correspondence, articles, dust jackets
Correspondence
Thomas Nelson Page
Walker Percy
Edgar Allan Poe
Reynolds Price
Why the South Lost the War
“Roads, Relief, and Repeal: Texas Politics, 1929-1934,” manuscript by Norman Brown, unfinished and unpublished
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2011-263/5 Horton Foote
Laura Furman
Peter Gent
William Goyen
John Graves
A.C. Greene
John Howard Griffin
Leon Hale
Stephen Harrigan
Shelby Hearon
William Humphrey
Dan Jenkins
Max Apple
Michael Mewshaw
Larry McMurtry
Carolyn Osborn
Katherine A. Porter
Edwin Shrake
Allan Wier
R.G. Viet
Bryan Woolley
Willie Morris, Larry King, Ronnie Dugger
The Resurrected Whig Party
Correspondence
U.S. to 1865 and the Old South:
Jefferson in Power
Whigs and Democrats: The Second American Party System in the South
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2011-263/6 The South and the New Nationalism, 1815-1825
Societies of the Colonial South, to 1775
Texas, 1845-1914 (H320P)
U.S., 1492-1865 (H315K)
The South Since 1865 (H345)
Clippings
Research materials
Political cartoons
Rebels and Redcoats (3 lectures)
History papers and theses
Texas Observer
Roman Historiography, by Norman Brown
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2011-263/7 The Mexico Territory in the Civil War, by Norman Brown
Early college papers written by Brown
Postage stamp collection
History papers and theses
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2011-263/8 Notes and clippings (oversize)

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