Brown Collection, 1936 - 1977

CREATED BY
Brown, Frank Eduard

DATES
1936 - 1977

RESOURCES TYPE
Photographic materials

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
Brown was born in Lagrange, Illinois in 1908. In 1929, he received his Bachelor's Degree from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. He achieved his doctorate at Yale University in 1938, and continued to work there as the Assistant Professor of Classics until the United States entered World War II. He served in the Office of War Information in Syria and Lebanon, and in 1945, he became General Director of Antiquities of the Republic of Syria. Brown first came to Rome and to the American Academy in 1931 as a graduate student of Yale University. As Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, Brown went to Syria in 1932 to excavate at Dura-Europos with the joint Yale University-Académie des Inscriptions (France) project under the direction of Franz Cumont and Michael Rostovtzeff and became field director at Dura in 1935.

ARRANGEMENT AND PROCESSING INFORMATION
28 prints refer to material from Cotrone Museum destroyed during the Second World War. This material was probably transferred to the National Archaeological Museum of Magna Graecia in Reggio Calabria and now preserved in the Archaeological Museums of Crotone and Monasterace.
The collection is composed of mixed materials preserved in polyethylene sheets and stored in acid-free folder.

EXTENT
Ca. 55 prints

 
 
 
Administrative Information

Restrictions
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Access Notes
American Academy in Rome
Photographic Archive
Via Angelo Masina, 5B
00153 Rome 
Italy