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  • Collection ID ARCHIVES 199907
  • Creator Names Brown, Ann H., 1913-2012
  • Title Papers, 1890-1961
  • Physical description 3 linear feet
  • Collection arrangement Materials are arranged into three series, Family and Church Papers, Photographs, and, Family Books.
  • Access and usage restrictions Available for research in the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature, Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, Chicago Public Library.
  • Collection summary Ann Brown was a member of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs and longtime member of the Missionary Society of Arnett Chapel A.M.E. Church. Collection contains photographs, memorabilia, funeral programs, church programs and genealogical records relating to the Brown family.
  • Biographical or Historical Note Born Annie Estine Hennington in Jackson Mississippi on September 30, 1913, Ann Hennington Brown was a pianist and organist at Arnett Chapel A.M.E. Church in Chicago's Morgan Park neighborhood, an elementary school teacher in the Chicago Public Schools, and a librarian for the Chicago Public Library. She married Oscar B. Brown. Together they had three children. Brown penned a children's book and a book of poems. She died on July 12, 2012.
  • Finding Aids Note Finding aid available in the Harsh Research Collection, Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, Chicago Public Library and on the library's web site.
  • Acquisition information Donated by Ann Hennington Brown, 1999. Additional donations by Belinda Robinson-Jones, 2002, 2012, 2014
  • Names
    • Brown, Ann H., 1913-2012 Archives.
    • Arnett Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Subjects
    • African American families Illinois Chicago.
    • African American churches Illinois Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL http://www.chipublib.org/fa-ann-hennington-brown-papers/