Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Brown Collection
UA.17.285

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Title
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Brown collection
ID
UA.17.285
Date [inclusive]
1922-1930
Extent
0.25 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Biographical Note

Hubert M. Brown came to Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1921 as a graduate assistant in farm crops. In 1923, he became a research assistant and instructor in farm crops. In 1941, he was promoted to assistant professor. Brown retired in 1965.

Hubert Brown married Marian Pratt in 1926. Her father, Mr. Pratt, took the photographs.

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Scope and Contents note

The Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Brown collection contains photographs and glass negatives of Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). Images include a garage on the site where College Hall stood, the train station/depot on campus, the power house, and student cap night from 1923.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections January 2011

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History note

Transferred by Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Brown on 8-15-1977.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan Agricultural College. Buildings.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. Cap Night.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. Students.
  • Michigan State College. Buildings.
  • Michigan State College. Football.

Genre(s)

  • Glass plate negatives
  • Photographs

Geographic Name(s)

  • Farm Lane (East Lansing, Mich.)
  • Red Cedar River (Mich.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Brown, Hubert

Subject(s)

  • College buildings -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • College campuses -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • Roads -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory

Photographs 

Michigan State University 

Drawer
Collection Photographs
Box

Athletics. Football. Detroit- Michigan State game November 22, 1930 

UA Photo 77

Buildings. Garage on the site where College Hall stood 1928 

UA Photo 77

Buildings. Depot 

UA Photo 77

Buildings. Power House (2) 

UA Photo 77

Scenes. 1922 1922 

UA Photo 77

Scenes (1900 fountain and lab row buildings) 1922 

Drawer Folder

Scenes. Bridges 

MSU Photos 5
Box

Students. Activities. Cap Night 1923 

UA Photo 77

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Glass negatives 

Box Folder

MSU Scenes. Red Cedar River (2 folders) undated 

4385 1-2

MSU Scenes. Farm Lane Bridge with Cows undated 

4385 3