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Hazel E. Brown Papers

Identifier: MsC0573

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Scope and Contents

Hazel E. Brown's manuscripts regarding her book Grant Wood and Marvin Cone - Artists of an Era. Various clippings.


  • Creation: 1926-1973


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Biographical / Historical

Hazel E. Brown was born in August 1893 in Lowell, Massachusetts, but later moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she became friends with her fellow students Grant Wood and Marvin Cone. In 1971 her book, Grant Wood and Marvin Cone - Artists of an Era, was published.


0.75 Linear Feet

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Writer and friend of both Grant Wood and Marvin Cone. The collection contains research notes and manuscripts for the book, as well as clippings about Brown herself. Iowa Author Mss.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Hazel E. Brown in 1974.

Related Materials

Published copies of Grant Wood and Marvin Cone: Artists of an Era can be found in the following locations:

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Iowa Authors Collection No call number

ART Library, call number ND236 .B74

MAIN Library, call number ND236 .B74

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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