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George W. Brown Papers

Identifier: RG99.0246

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Scope and Contents

The George W. Brown Papers concern concussion of the brain, energy policy, motor vehicle accidents, and transportation policy in Iowa. Published articles and typescripts on concussion and transportation are by Brown, John J. O.


  • Creation: 1949-1983


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This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical / Historical

George Wallace Brown was born in Chicago, Illinois, May 28, 1917, and died in Frankfort, Michigan, July 18, 1986. His degrees were B.A., University of Iowa, 1940; M.S. (chemistry), 1942; and Ph.D. (physiology), 1952. Brown was a captain in the U.S. Army during World War II, taught anatomy and civil engineering at the University of Iowa, and was a transportation consultant.


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Member of faculty, University of Iowa colleges of law and engineering. Transportation safety consultant.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were transferred to the University of Iowa Libraries after the death of Professor Brown in 1986. Processed by Earl M. Rogers in 1997. Guide posted to the Internet in 2000; updated January 2008.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242