Truesdell Sparhawk Brown (1906-1992) was a asssistant professor (1948-51), associate professor (1951-56), professor (1956-73)
and professor emeritus of ancient history at UCLA and chairman of history department (1959-62). The collection consists of
correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, photocopies, printed books, offprints, pamphlets, and cuttings.
Truesdell Sparhawk Brown was born on March 21, 1906 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; attended Haverford College, 1922-23; AB
(1928), MA (1929), Harvard University; graduate study at University of Innsbruck, 1932-33; Ph.D, Columbia University, 1947;
instructor in ancient history (1929-37), University of Colorado; instructor, then assistant professor (1940-47), University
of Texas; lecturer (1947-48), asssistant professor (1948-51), associate professor (1951-56), professor (1956-73) and professor
emeritus of ancient history, UCLA; chairman of history department, 1959-62; published works include Onesicritus: a study in Hellenistic Historiography (1949), Timaeus of Tauromenium (1958), and The Greek Historians (1973); Brown retired in 1973; he died on January 13, 1992 in Houston, Texas.
23 boxes (11.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
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are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of
the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC
Regents do not hold the copyright.
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