Jennifer S. H. Brown:

An Inventory of her papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Lewis St. George Stubbs
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
(2011)

Finding aid encoded by Lewis St. George Stubbs (2011)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Creator:
Jennifer S. H. Brown

Title:
Jennifer S. H. Brown fonds

Dates:
1944-2001

Quantity:
1.75 m. of textual & other records

Identification:
MSS 336, A-11-17

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Biographical Sketch

Jennifer Stacey Harcourt Brown was born in Providence, Rhode Island on December 30, 1940. She obtained an A.B. (Hons) in Ancient & Medieval Culture from Brown University in 1962. She received an A.M. in Classical Archaeology from Harvard University the following year. In 1976 she completed her Ph.D in Cultural/Social Anthropology at University of Chicago. Brown taught at Colby College in Waterville, Maine from 1966-1969. She taught at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb intermittently from 1969-1982 and also on a sessional basis at Chiang Mai University, Thailand, and Indiana University. She was editor for the Middle American Research Institute at Tulane University from 1975-1982. She came to the University of Winnipeg as an Associate Professor in History in 1983. She was made a full professor in 1988. In 1997 she became the Director of the Centre for Rupert's Land Studies. In 2004 she became Canada Research Chair for Aboriginal Peoples and Histories. Dr. Brown has published extensively in fur trade and Aboriginal history. Her book Strangers in Blood, published by University of British Columbia Press, received Honorable Mention for the Canadian Historical Association's Sir John A. Macdonald Prize. In 2002 she received a British Academy Visiting Professorship at the Institute of Social & Cultural Anthropology and Pitt Rivers Museum at the University of Oxford. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Academy II (Social Sciences) in 2008. For a more in-depth account of her career consult Brown's vitae in Box 1 Fd. 1 of both of the first two accessions. Dr. Brown retired in 2011.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds are arranged in the donor's original order. The material pertaining to Brown's aunt Elizabeth Brown comprises a second series & Elizabeth Brown photographs comprise the third series. They include 150 photographs & 3 negatives.

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Restrictions on Access

Some student references have been retricted

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Restrictions on Use

Some student references have been restricted

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Jennifer Brown fonds [ 1971-2011 ]

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11 Brown's vitae 2010
1A Annotated file list provided by Dr. Brown box numbers will differ. 2011
2 Town & gown relations DeKalb, Illinois 1981
3 Hudson's Bay Company Archives, The Beaver & related correspondence 1971-2007
4 Newberry Library, Chicago correspondence, reviews & grant applications 1975-1989
5 Minnesota Historical Society correspondence & reviews 1981-1990
6 Canadian Review of American Studies - editorial board , mss. reviews 1984
7 National Film Board of Canada - Daughters of the Country 1984-1986
8 Communicating with the Native Public - Participant's Work book - Manitoba Civil Service Commission 1986
9 Brown U. of Mb. grad. program - JMP adjunct professor issues & related material 1983-1985
10 Western History Association - Conferences 1983-1987
11 Rupert's Land Research Centre - Issues 1985-1989
12 Brown academic correspondence 1985-1993
13 Peter Newman - Caesars of the Wilderness reviews , Comments & clippings 1986-1988
14 Correspondence 1986-1991
15 Public Lending Rights Commission 1986-2000
16 Book & manuscripts reviews for Canadian Plains Research Center 1988-1989
17 Olive Dickason - Frontiers in Transition Conference on Metis - Saskatoon 1986
18 Manitoba Museum 1986-1988
19 Correspondence, manuscript review, Canada 's Ordinary People by Nancy Marcotte 1988-1989
20 Parks Canada correspondence 1989-1991
21 Canadian Who's Who 1989-2008
22 SSHRC grant application 1989-1992
23 Smithsonian National Anthropological Archives 1990
24 James Van Stone - Correspondence Re: Isaac Cowie 1990-1991
25 Visiting Lecturers Committee - University of Winnipeg 1990-2000
26 American Society for Ethnohistory - Toronto Conference Program 1990
27 "Ethnohistorians: Strange Bedfellows, Kindred Spirits" Brown article in Ethnohistory 1991
28 Laura Peers' critique of Jake MacDonald's Beaver article 1991
29 Malcolm Davidson Mss submission & correspondence 1991
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21 Rupert's Land & British Columbia article - in Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies 1991
2 Faces of Berens River Exhibit - University of Winnipeg 1992
3 Correspondence - Re: position at the University of Northern British Columbia 1992
4 Fur Trade Revisited Reviews - Brown editor 1994-1995
5 Wilfred Laurier University Press - correspondence Re: Fairwind's Drum 1994
6 Centre for Rupert's Land Studies - related administrative workload 1994-1999
7 United Church Archives Committee - University of Winnipeg 1994-1999
8 Consulting - Praxis Research Associates 1995-1997
9 A. Irving Hallowell's Contributions to Ojibwa Studies proposal - University of Nebraska Press 1996-2009
10C Article & book manuscript assessments, Promotional & tenure reviews - correspondence & acknowledgments 1997-2008
11C University of Winnipeg - Winnipeg Education Centre- Job history - hiring/interviewing 1999-2000
12 Theresa Schenck - Re: Rupert's Land Colloquium 1999-2000
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313 North American Fur Trade Conference - Akwesasne 1999-2000
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214 Berens River / Pauingassi research, correspondence relating to artifact issues 1992-1994
15 Berens River / Pauingassi research, correspondence & publications relating to artifact issues 1994-1997
16 Parry Sound District Museum and provincial park (Minister of Natural Resources) 1994-1998
17 AAA Session in Honor of Raymond D. Fogelson 1995-1999
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31 Ethnohistory 1996
2 Reading Beyond Words - Brown editor - correspondence, reviews & responses 1996-1999
3 Dreams - Royal Ontario Museum paper 1997
4 Ojibwa Family History article Brown & Peers 1996-2001
5 Anne Brydon - SSHRC grant applications/correspondence 1997-1998
6 Foster Memorial Volume paper - "Partial Truths" 1997-2001
7 Joe L. Keeper - Hydro papers & articles 1999-2000
8 University of Winnipeg - Anthro Museum & Pauingassi artifacts issue 1999
9 Anthro Museum & Pauingassi artifact issues 2000-2001
10 Anthro Museum & Pauingassi artifacts issues 2001
11 Anthro Museum & Pauingassi artifacts issues 2002
12 Anthro Museum & Pauingassi artifacts issues 2002
13 Anthro Museum & artifact issues 2003-2005
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41 The Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture - University of Toronto Conference - Brown plenary panelist 2000
2 National Museum of Scotland visit to Manitoba 2000-2003
3 Paul DePasquale Re: Louis Bird Book: Reading Beyond Words 2001-2004
4 Bison & Great Plains Conference - University of Nebraska - Brown commentary 2000
5 University of Winnipeg - Canada Research Chairs - Administration - Rupert's Land /Brown proposals & support 2000
6 Canadian Research Chairs - University of Winnipeg - Committee selection, work & nominations 2001
7C Canada Research Chair application - Ward Churchill 2011
8C Canada Research Chair applications 2002
9C Canada Research Chair - Issues 2003-2004
10 Canadian Research hair - Brown application 2002-2003
11 Awarding of Canadian Research Chair to Brown 2003-2004
12 Workload issues & grad. supervision 2001-2002
13 Louis Bird work with projects & correspondence 1998-2000
14 Louis Bird - work with, projects & correspondence 2001-2002
15 Louis Bird & Vita Rordam - correspondence around Bird bio. 1996-2003
16 Louis Bird , work with, projects & correspondence 2003
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51 Temperatures Rising Brown lecture at Western Michigan University 2003
2 Centre for Rupert's Land Studies 2000-2004
3 Centre for Rupert's Land Studies - meetings & support statements 2000-2004
4 Louis Bird, work with, projects & correspondence 2004-2006
5 Misc. Service Talks, administration, information C.V. etc. 2000-2008
6C John Lutz - applications, for tenure, promotion, grants 2002
7 Whitefeather Forest Management Corporation - Community University Research Alliance - grant application 2002-2006
8 American Society for Ethnohistory Conference - Brown organized session 2003
9 Champlain St. Lawrence Seminar - University of Toronto & Plattsburgh, New York - Brown presented 2003
10 Gathering Places - Plans for Brown's Festschrift - Peers & Podruchny editors 2003-2010
11 The Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture - Smith College & Historic Deerfield Inc. - Brown plenary session 2004
12 Martin Dunn, Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, correspondence, biblio & contract research 2004-2007
13 Aboriginal Justice Group of Manitoba Justice - Brown lecture 2004-2006
14 Peter St. John, Earl of Orkney 2004-2005
14a Association for Canadian Studies - Edmonton - Brown paper "A Forest of Family Trees" 2004
15 Historica Teachers Institute - University of Winnipeg - Louis Bird 2005
16 Argentina trip - correspondence & lectures 2005
17 David Thompson Bicentennials - Edmonton - Brown lecture on Charlotte Small 2005-2006
18 Andy den Otter -correspondence 2006
19 Bitcasters The History of Canada Game - Canadian Studies Conference - Edmonton 2005-2009
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61 Canadian Historical Association - Saskatoon Conference - Forum in Honour of Sylvia Van Kirk - Brown commentator 2007
2 Montana Historical Society Conference - Helena - Brown featured speaker 2006-2007
3 Algonquian Conference - York University - Brown keynote speaker 2007
4 American Society for Ethnohistory - Tulsa - Frances Nickawa paper 2007
5 David Thompson Symposium - Glenbow Museum - Brown paper on Charlotte Small 2007
6 Atlas of First Nations in Manitoba - Treaty Relations Committee of Manitoba 2007-2010
7 Royal Society of Canada 2006-2008
8 Notes for Prof. Robert Young's retirement from University of Winnipeg 2008
9 Northern Great Plains History Conference - Brandon - Brown commentator 2008
10 Canmore Museum - David Thompson Exhibition, catalogue, with essay by Brown 2008
11 Manitoba Historical Society - annual report 2008-2009
12 Portland and Pullman, WA - Brown invited lecture 2009
13C Kim Anderson - University of Guelph - Brown external Ph.D examiner 2010
14C Barbara Angel 1988-1989
15C Michael Angel 1991-1997
16C Robert Baker - Interdisciplinary M.A. 1995-1996
17C Raymond M. Beaumont - JMP, seminar 1991-2001
18C Roland Bohr 1998-2005
19C Alvina Block 1995-2006
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71C Eleanor Blain 1986-1989
2C Sharon Blady 1994
3C Maurice Berens 1986-1988
4C Heidi Bohaker 2002-2006
5C Diane Boyd 1999
6C Tolly Bradford - University of Alberta - Brown PHD thesis external examiner 2009
7C Alison Brown - Visiting Scholar University of Winnipeg 1997,2006
8C Nancy Bucy - Fulbright application 1998
9C Edith Burley 1983-1985
10C Paul Burrows thesis proposal 2008
11C Allison Campbell 1991
12C Jodi Cassady 1992-1996
13C Molly Clarke JMP 1992-1998
14C Martin Comeau 2004-2005
15C Paul Cobban - JMP comprehensive exam 1998
16C Jim Daschuk 1988-1991
17C Dan Davies - JMP thesis defence 2003
18C Louise Delisle 1986-1998
19C Heather Devine - University of Alberta - Brown PHD supervisor 1996-1997
20C Heather Devine 1998-2001
21C Frieda Esau Klippenstein - JMP thesis 1986
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81C Sherry Farrell Racette - Brown Ph.D supervisor 1995-2001
2C Vera Fast - Brown external examiner on Ph.D defence 1983-1984
3 John Fierst - John Tanner project 1986-1997
4C Denise Fuchs - Brown Ph.D supervisor 1990-2006
5C Peter Geller 1989-2007
6C Susan (Dueck) Gray - Brown thesis supervisor (MA, Ph.D) 1985-1999
7C Douglas Hamm 1998-2000
8C Monique Hebert 1993-1994
9C David Hill 1994
10C Glen Hostetler 2005
11C Brian Hubner 2000
12C Renée (Jones) Fossett 1986-1997
13C Josephine Kaczmarek 1996-1998
14C Lois Kunkel 1984-1985
15C Gilles Lesage 1996-1998
16C Debra Lindsay 1988-1991
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91C Kenneth Lokensgard - Ph.D application 1995
2C Philippe Mailhot - Brown internal examiner 1986
3C Darcee McLaren - Brown external Ph.D examiner 1996
4C David McCrady 1992-2005
5C Christopher Paci - Brown Ph.D committee member 1999-2000
6C Tim Parker 1999-2000
7C Laura Peers 1995-1999
8C Jennifer Pettit - Brown external examiner Ph.D 1997
9C Lori Podolsky 1997-1999
10C Carolyn Podruchny 1990-2004
11C Kimberly Pohl 2009-2010
12C Lisa Poitras 1992-199
13C Alicia Rekrut - Brown examiner on M.A. thesis 2009
14C Mallory Richard - Brown thesis supervisor 2008-2010
15C Lacey Sanders 1991-1999
16C Noreen Sanders 1993-1998
17C Michael R. Sanders 2007-2011
18C Candie Schumann 1997-2001
19C Sanday Scott 1997-2009
20C Deirdre Simmons 1994
21C Caroline L. Skynner 1984-1985
22C William A. Sloan 1984-1988
23C Erica Smith 1990-1994
24C Elizabeth Spence 2005
25C Bruce Stadfield 1993-1995
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101C Scott Stephen - Brown thesis supervisor 1994-2006
2C Donna Sutherland 2000-2003
3C Ruth Swan 1985-2007
4C Tutorials & independent readings [1990s]
5C Jennie Wastasicoot 1999-2000
6C Winona Wheeler 1998-2009
7C Kimberly Wilde 2000-2004
8C Cory Willmott 1997-2008
9C Christie Wood 2004
10C Roberta Woods 1996
11 Student course evaluations 1990-1999
12 Student course evaluations 2000-2010

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ELIZABETH BROWN material 1945-2011
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111 Elizabeth Brown - biographical information 1980-2011
2 Elizabeth Brown United Nations Relief & Rehabilitation Administration - collected by Susan Armstrong-Reid 1945
3 Greek refugees problems & reports 1945
4 Polish group in Palestine 1945
5 UNRRA background information 1945
6 Salonika Re: reception & care of Greek workers from the territory 1945
7 Family letters excerpts from the Army's Mister Brown 1945
8 Notes on & for Elizabeth Brown - Re: her memoir 1945-1978
9 Drafts & notes for Elizabeth Brown autobiography [1940s]
10 With UNRRA in Jerusalem 1944-1947 original copy ca.1980
11 With UNRRA in Jerusalem 1944-1947 carbon copy ca.1980
12 UNRRA MSS by Elizabeth Brown sent to the Institute for Palestine Studies 1980
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121 UNRAA manuscript ca.1980
2 Elizabeth Brown - memoirs, diary transcripts UNRAA services in Palestine [1940s]
3 Jerusalem journal transcript ca.1980
4 With UNRRA in Jerusalem 1944-1947 copy ca.1980
5 Elizabeth Brown - Middle East Diary 1945
6 Elizabeth Brown - Middle East Diary 1946
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131 Elizabeth Brown - draft memoir of UNRRA work in Europe 1948-1951
2 Elizabeth Brown bio mainly while Head of Foster Parents Plan Vietnam [1960s]
3 The Army's Mister Brown A Family Trilogy 1941-1952, edited by Harcourt Brown 1982
4 Elizabeth Brown's letters to her brothers & niece from the Middle East ca. 1945-1947
5 Biographical material, supporting documents & correspondence Re: nomination for the Order of Canada & Ontario Medal 1982

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ELIZABETH BROWN PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION 1920-1978
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141 Portraits & group shots (69 photos & 3 negatives) 1920-1978
2 Camp Bolton Fresh Air Camp Ontario (17 photos) 1926-1934
3 Friends many named on the back of photo (14 photos) 1925-1970 (14 photos)
4 Brown in the Middle East (23 photos) [1940s]
5 Brown in Saigon (14 photos) 1968
6 Vistas & building photos ( 13 photos) 1946-1978

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