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Collection Number: 00093

Collection Title: John Judson Brown Papers, 1912-1927.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 6.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 6,000 items)
Abstract John Judson Brown (1865-1953) was the Georgia state commissioner of agriculture, 1917-1927. The collection includes papers of Brown and of his son, Walter J. Brown, relating chiefly to the duties and activities of John Judson Brown as commissioner of agriculture. Topics include state regulation of dairying; inspection and analysis of foodstuffs, cotton seed meal, oil, fertilizer, and peanuts; statistics on acreage of flax, tobacco, cotton, and peanuts; food production and crop reports; labor shortage; diversification; combatting the boll weevil; work of county agricultural agents; corn and canning clubs; cotton ginners' cooperative associations; use of fertilizer in the southern states; and the campaign for the economic development of middle Georgia, 1923. The collection also includes papers of Brown's predecessor, James D. Price, and papers pertaining to the election campaign of 1926 in which Brown was defeated by Eugene Talmadge.
Creator Brown, John Judson, 1865-1953.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the John Judson Brown Papers, #93, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Walter Brown, prior to 1940.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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John Judson Brown (1865-1953) was the Georgia state commissioner of agriculture, 1917-1927.

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The collection includes papers of John Judson Brown and of his son, Walter J. Brown, relating chiefly to the duties and activities of John Judson Brown as commissioner of agriculture. Topics include state regulation of dairying; inspection and analysis of foodstuffs, cotton seed meal, oil, fertilizer, and peanuts; statistics on acreage of flax, tobacco, cotton, and peanuts; food production and crop reports; labor shortage; diversification; combatting the boll weevil; work of county agricultural agents; corn and canning clubs; cotton ginners' cooperative associations; use of fertilizer in the southern states; and the campaign for the economic development of middle Georgia, 1923. The collection also includes papers of Brown's predecessor, James D. Price, and papers pertaining to the election campaign of 1926 in which Brown was defeated by Eugene Talmadge.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1912-1914 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

January-February 1915 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

March-April 1915 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

May-June 1915 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

July-August 1915 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

September-October 1915 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

November-December 1915 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

January-May 1920 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9

June-December 1920 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 9

Folder 10

January-February 1921 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 10

Folder 11

March-April 1921 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 11

Folder 12

May-June 1921 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 12

Folder 13

July-August 1921 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 13

Folder 14

September-November 1921 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 14

Folder 15

December 1921 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 15

Folder 16

January 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 16

Folder 17-18

Folder 17

Folder 18

February 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 17-18

Folder 19-20

Folder 19

Folder 20

March 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 19-20

Folder 21

April 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 21

Folder 22

May 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 22

Folder 23-24

Folder 23

Folder 24

June 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 23-24

Folder 25

July 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 25

Folder 26-27

Folder 26

Folder 27

August 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 26-27

Folder 28

September-October 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 28

Folder 29-30

Folder 29

Folder 30

November 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 29-30

Folder 31-32

Folder 31

Folder 32

December 1922 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 31-32

Folder 33-34

Folder 33

Folder 34

January 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 33-34

Folder 35-36

Folder 35

Folder 36

February 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 35-36

Folder 37-39

Folder 37

Folder 38

Folder 39

March 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 37-39

Folder 40-41

Folder 40

Folder 41

April 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 40-41

Folder 42-43

Folder 42

Folder 43

May 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 42-43

Folder 44-45

Folder 44

Folder 45

June 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 44-45

Folder 46

July 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 46

Folder 47-50

Folder 47

Folder 48

Folder 49

Folder 50

August 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 47-50

Folder 51-53

Folder 51

Folder 52

Folder 53

September 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 51-53

Folder 54-58

Folder 54

Folder 55

Folder 56

Folder 57

Folder 58

October 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 54-58

Folder 59-62

Folder 59

Folder 60

Folder 61

Folder 62

November 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 59-62

Folder 63-64

Folder 63

Folder 64

December 1923 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 63-64

Folder 65

January 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 65

Folder 66

February-March 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 66

Folder 67

March-April 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 67

Folder 68

April 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 68

Folder 69

May 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 69

Folder 70

June 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 70

Folder 71

July 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 71

Folder 72

August 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 72

Folder 73

September 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 73

Folder 74

October 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 74

Folder 75

November 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 75

Folder 76

November-December 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 76

Folder 77

December 1924 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 77

Folder 78

January 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 78

Folder 79-80

Folder 79

Folder 80

February 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 79-80

Folder 81-82

Folder 81

Folder 82

March 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 81-82

Folder 83

April 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 83

Folder 84

May 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 84

Folder 85

June-July 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 85

Folder 86

July-August 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 86

Folder 87-90

Folder 87

Folder 88

Folder 89

Folder 90

August 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 87-90

Folder 91-92

Folder 91

Folder 92

September 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 91-92

Folder 93

October 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 93

Folder 94

November 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 94

Folder 95

December 1925 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 95

Folder 96

January 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 96

Folder 97

February-March 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 97

Folder 98

April 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 98

Folder 99

May 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 99

Folder 100

June 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 100

Folder 101-102

Folder 101

Folder 102

July 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 101-102

Folder 103

August 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 103

Folder 104

August-September 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 104

Folder 105

September-October 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 105

Folder 106

October-November\ 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 106

Folder 107

November 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 107

Folder 108-110

Folder 108

Folder 109

Folder 110

December 1926 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 108-110

Folder 111-112

Folder 111

Folder 112

January 1927 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 111-112

Folder 113-114

Folder 113

Folder 114

February 1927 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 113-114

Folder 115

March 1927 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 115

Folder 116-117

Folder 116

Folder 117

April 1927 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 116-117

Folder 118

May-June 1927 #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 118

Folder 119-120

Folder 119

Folder 120

Undated #00093, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1912-1927 and undated." Folder 119-120

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, July 2010

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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