Finding Aid to the J. V. (Jacob Vradenberg) Brower Autobiographical Manuscript MS.611

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 October 22


Title: J. V. (Jacob Vradenberg) Brower Autobiographical Manuscript
Identifier/Call Number: MS.611
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Date: circa 1935
Abstract: J. V. (Jacob Vradenberg) Brower (1844-1905) was an ethnologist and explorer. At the request of Southwest Museum director Frederick Webb Hodge, J. V. Brower composed this autobiographical sketch in 1902. This is a photostatic copy made by the Huntingon Free Library and Reading Room, New York City in 1932.
creator: Brower, J. V. (Jacob Vradenberg), 1844-1905
creator: Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956

Preferred citation

J. V. (Jacob Vradenberg) Brower Autobiographical Manuscript, 1935, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.611.

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 22, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Scope and Contents

J. V. (Jacob Vradenberg) Brower (1844-1905) was an ethnologist and explorer. At the request of Southwest Museum director Frederick Webb Hodge, J. V. Brower composed this autobiographical sketch in 1902. This is a photostatic copy made by the Huntingon Free Library and Reading Room, New York City in 1932.

Use

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Access

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Biographical note

J. V. (Jacob Vradenberg) Brower (1844-1905) was an ethnologist and explorer.

Acquisition

Donation from Dr. F. A. Blossom, 1935 October.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Autobiography
Dakota Indians
Ethnologists
Explorers -- West (U.S.)
Manuscripts
Quivira (Legendary place)
Wichita Indians