Samuel Brown diary

Abstract

The Samuel Brown diary (dated 1824; 0.01 cubic feet; 1 item) primarily comprises photocopies of journal entries that document Dr. Samuel Brown's visit to Paris during the summer of 1824.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Samuel Brown diary
Date
1824
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Medical education.
Medicine -- Study and teaching (Continuing education) -- Social aspects
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Zach Shelton
Preferred Citation
65m4 : [identification of item], Samuel Brown diary, 1824, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Samuel Brown was born in January 1769 in Augusta County, Virginia. His father Reverend John Brown taught at a grammar school where Samuel began his educational journey. Samuel received his Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Aberdeen. He eventually became a professor at Transylvania University from 1819 to 1825. Brown spent time abroad before returning to the States in 1828, when he moved to Madison County, Alabama. He lived their until his death on January 12, 1830.
Scope and Content
The Samuel Brown diary (dated 1824; 0.01 cubic feet; 1 folder) primarily comprises photocopies of journal entries that document Dr. Samuel Brown's stay in Paris during the summer of 1824. Brown, a professor at Transylvania University at the time, spent his time in Paris with several colleagues in the medical field from around the world. Also, Samuel Brown describes his daily life in the scope of 19th century Parisian culture, specifically detailing his experiences at churches.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Samuel Brown diary photocopies, 1824, 1824

  • Box VF-42, folder 1
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