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Lloyd Arnold Brown Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1825

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a corrected typescript, correspondence, and a few proof pages related to Map Making: That Art That Became a Science, written by Lloyd Arnold Brown.


  • 1960-61, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Lloyd Arnold Brown was born in Providence, R.I. in 1907. He attended Wayne State University 1928-1929. He received his A.B. from the University of Michigan in 1933. He began his career as the co-owner of a rare book business. Susbsequently he was a curator and librarian in various institutions 1935-1956. He was director of historical societies 1956-1961. He also worked as an instructor in geography and in cartography. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1954-1955. He died in 1966.

Biographical Source:

"Lloyd Arnold Brown." Something About the Author. V. 36. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1984.


1 folder

Language of Materials



The collection contains production material for one title written by Brown.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lloyd Brown.

Lloyd Arnold Brown Papers, 1960-1961, undated
Nancy Larsen
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • April 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library