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Wilbur Vincent Brown papers

Identifier: MSD-0000-025
This collection contains many volumes of books by Dr. Brown. Most of the books are journals, presumably about the weather. Some volumes are unidentified. There are also many books about the Meridian Circle Constants/Observations.


  • 1885 - 1929


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection have been transferred to DePauw University.


0.86 Cubic Feet (2 document cases)

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Wilbur Vincent Brown was born in Hope, New Jersey on March 27, 1860, the son of Reverend and Mrs. Albert Brown. He received his bachelor of science degree from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, in 1880. Eight years later, he was awarded his Ph.D. from the same institution. He was a member of the faculty for 43 years, coming to DePauw as assistant professor of mathematics, and assistant director of the McKim observatory. Dr. Brown had been ill for some time before he resigned his position on the faculty. His death in 1928 was due to high blood pressure.
Wilbur Vincent Brown papers Professor of Mathematics
Wesley Wilson
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Language of description
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

11 E. Larrabee Street
Greencastle, IN USA