The collection is comprised of San Diego related materials collected by Andreas Brown, a San Diego native and one-time owner
of Gotham Book Mart in New York City.
Andreas Brown grew up in Coronado, San Diego. He graduated from Hoover High School in 1951and then earned a degree in economics
from San Diego State University. After graduating, he pursued law school at Stanford University, but quickly abandoned the
idea after a brief stint with the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General Corps. After returning to San Diego where he taught speech
at SDSU for 3 years, he moved to San Francisco, where he started working as an appraiser for rare books and manuscripts.
5.5 Linear feet
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.