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Egbert Ethelred Brown papers

Collection Data

The collection consists of personal papers, material related to the Community Church of Harlem, and to the Jamaica Progressive League. Personal papers including certificates, sheet music with lyrics and melodies written by Brown, and an obituary and biography, 1914-1956; incoming letters showing Brown's numerous appeals for funds for his church, and other matters relating to his ministry, 1930s-1960s; Harlem Unitarian Church records consisting of by-laws, correspondence, marriage records, order of service records, prayer books, 1934-1955; and sermons, 1932-1955. Also, material related to the Jamaica Progressive League, a group that worked for the independence of Jamaica.
Brown, Egbert Ethelred (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1914 - 1956
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 87
Content: Papers organized into three series: I Personal Papers; II Harlem Unitarian/Hubert Memorial Church Records; and III Jamaica Progresive League.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 boxes
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11447974
MSS Unit ID: 20552
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1028350-c616-012f-09c0-58d385a7bc34
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