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Alice Cooke Brown typescript of Vermont's Role in American Art

Identifier: C-25
Collection contains typescript draft of Alice Cooke Brown's Vermont's Role in American Art (Since Settlement), with a foreword by H.R. Bradley Smith. The typescript includes Smith's foreword, a table of contents, the text of the book, a checklist, bibliography, and index. Also included are three folders of plates, along with a holograph note (presumably) by Brown to her editor, asking him to select an image for the jacket of the book. Also included is an Outstanding Educators of America Award, awarded to Brown in 1971.


  • [197-?]


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1 Box (1 box, 11 folders)

Biographical / Historical

Alice Cooke Brown was a professor of history at Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont. Brown's most popular work was Early American Herb Recipes, published in 1966. She was married to John Hull Brown, a nationally known portrait painter, writer, and illustrator of children's books.


Collection is arranged according to the order in which sections appear in the book: Table of Contents, List of Illustrations, Foreword, Chapters 1-11, Epilogue, Checklist, Bibliography, and Index. The contents of the book are followed by three folders containing image plates, and a final folder containing Alice Cooke Brown's Outstanding Educator Award (1971).

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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