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Maude Brown Collection

Identifier: MS-2568

  • Staff Only

The Maude Brown Collection, 2004, contains one letter written by Brown to relatives after they sent her a book about Oak Ridge during World War II. The letter includes memories of obtaining clearance for Top Security, and her job with the United States Engineer Department.


  • 2004

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.


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The Maude Brown Collection, 2004, contains a letter written by Maude Brown to relatives who gave her a book about Oak Ridge during World War II. The letter describes some of Brown's remembrances of life in Oak Ridge during World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

Maude (Betty) Brown was born in Nebraska and lived in Peace River, Alberta, Canada. After receiving a degree from the University of Alberta (Edmonton), she taught school for one year and then had secretarial training in order to work on the Alcan Highway project in Oak Ridge. She worked for Monsanto Chemical Company and retired in the 1970's.


Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by Bruce J. Brown in July, 2004.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA