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Emily Clara Brown Papers
Title: Emily Clara Brown Papers
Record Series: 12/06/02/02
Creator: Brown, Emily Clara
Date: c. 1975
Extent: 1 box (0.42 linear feet)
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives at Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
Language: Materials entirely in English.
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Emily Clara Brown was a history professor at the University of Northern Iowa from 1966-1976, where she also helped start an Indian studies program. She received her bachelor's degree in philosophy and psychology from Ohio State University; her masters in education from Arizona State University; and her Ph.D. in history from the University of Arizona in 1967.
Brown pursued a journalism career from 1934 to 1942 in Panama and Arizona. During World War II, she served as a public information officer, "covering WAC activities in the Southwest Pacific and China." She also traveled multiple times to India and chaired a few seminars to the country; worked as a Fulbright professor in journalism and mass communication from 1961-1962; and met Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1970. She also spent the summers of 1969 and 1970 researching for her book, Har Dayal, Hindu Revolutionary and Rationalist.
Scope and Content
The entire collection focuses on Brown's book, Har Dayal, Hindu Revolutionary and Rationalist (1975). It consists of a heavily edited and annotated manuscript; a proof of the book; one piece of correspondence from her publisher; and the published version.
- Folder 1: Book Index and Correspondence (1975)
- Folder 2: Book manuscript / mimeographs (1/6)
- Folder 3: Book manuscript / mimeographs (2/6)
- Folder 4: Book manuscript / mimeographs (3/6)
- Folder 5: Book manuscript / mimeographs (4/6)
- Folder 6: Book manuscript / mimeographs (5/6)
- Folder 7: Book manuscript / mimeographs (6/6)
- Folder 8: Book proof
- Folder 9: Har Dayal, Hindu Revolutionary and Rationalist
Finding aid created by Library Associate Dave Hoing, July 2017. Updated by Dave Hoing, December 2017 and April 2018; and by Archival Processor Tessa Wakefield, May 2019. Linear feet updated August 28, 2017.
"Two Profs to Visit India." The Northern Iowan, June 26, 1970. https://indexuni.library.uni.edu/sites/default/files/ni/1969/00000563.jpg.
“History prof authors book.” The Northern Iowan, May 6, 1975. https://indexuni.library.uni.edu/sites/default/files/ni/1974/00000558.jpg