Archives

Archival Resources

Our holdings include:

  • Back issues of university publications (Threefold Advocate, Brown Bulletin, The Lantern, yearbooks from the various Brown Schools)
  • Brown family files & artifacts
  • Collections of various audio-visual media (audio cassettes, audio reel-to-reels, LPs, video cassettes, CDs, etc.) from John E. Brown Sr.'s radio talks, school chapel services, theatrical productions and select choir performances
  • Boxed and preserved artifacts from each of the Brown Schools, including John Brown Academy, Brown Military Academy of the Ozarks, Julia A. Brown School for Children, Glendora School for Girls, Brown Military Academy (San Diego) and Southern California Military Academy
  • Alumni Association, Faculty Association and Trustees files
  • Scrapbooks and memorabilia collected by former employees and students
  • Special collections of rare or personal items from some of the school's emeriti, friends and alumni, including Armais Arutunoff, Stearns Gardner, Jesse H. Jones, Agnes Moorhead, Rev. Wilson White, Mac Givens, John P. Mayfield, Dr. Mabel Oiesen, Tom Whiteside, Dr. Dorothy Woodland and Dr. John Panage
  • Photos, publications, and memorabilia concerning local and regional history
  • Rare and unusual books, principally concerning literary, historical or religious topics

In general, archival questions are most efficiently addressed when research is conducted by archival staff members. Nevertheless, many of our collections are open to public perusal. If you wish to procure copies of any of these items or to conduct archival research, please contact us during business hours.