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Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass Memoirs

 Collection — Box: 144
Identifier: MSS 1978-058

Scope and Contents

A bound photocopy of the handwritten memoirs of Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass, daughter of Governor Thomas Brown of Florida. On the first page appears the following note:


These memoirs of Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass, wife of Samuel James Douglass and daughter of Thomas Brown, were written at the request of her family. She began these writings in 1894 when she was about 77 years old, and passed away in 1905 at the age of 87. March 15, 1966. Signed: Sarah E. Henderson, Mrs. John Ward Henderson, Jr.

This copy is contributed to the Florida State University Library by Mrs. Sarah Everett Lewis Henderson, 441 McDaniel Street, Tallahassee, Florida, grand-daughter of Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass, in appreciation of the interest shown by Bertram H. Groene."


  • Created: 1894 - 1905
  • Record Keeping: Date acquired: 03/15/1966

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

This work is in the public domain in the United States. Any user may copy, distribute, adapt, display, or broadcast it without restriction.

Prior to March 10, 2023, this item was labeled "no photocopying permitted." Restriction on duplication was lifted by R. Grennan after a review of administrative files revealed no documented reason for the restriction.


1.00 items (1 folder. Bound photocopy of the memoirs.)

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Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Sarah Everett Henderson

Existence and Location of Originals

Portions of collection available online?: No

Processing Information

Processed April 1979.

Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass Memoirs
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US