Researchers

ResearcherReseachers are encouraged to visit the Senator John Brown Library & Archives (located within Liberty Hall). Access is only available upon special request. Contact CuratorThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make an appointment or to learn more about LHHS’ holdings. Or visit our online collection.

The collection contains over 6000 objects, manuscripts, photographs and rare books. Click here for possible research topics. 

Other repositories with Brown family materials are listed below:

Yale University, Colonel John Brown and Major General Preston Brown Papers

The Filson Historical Society, Orlando Brown Papers

University of Chicago, Durrett Collection

Kentucky Historical Society, Orlando Brown Papers 1789-1885 

Harvard University, John Mason Brown (1900-1969) papers

Wisconsin Historical Society, Draper Collection

Georgia Historical Society, James Wilkinson and John Brown letters to Morrison

University of Kentucky Special Collections, Preston-Brown Photographic Collection

Library of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Papers, James Brown Papers, James Madison Papers)

Library of Congress, The First American West: The Ohio River Valley 1750-1820