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Cordelia Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UP002499
The Cordelia Brown Papers contains material related to Lafayette Park from 1961 to 2012. The materials, including newspaper clippings, magazine articles, flyers, and newsletters, document residential activities, anniversary celebrations, exhibits, and press related to the residential neighborhood.

Dates

  • 1961 - 2012
  • Majority of material found within 2006 - 2012

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature — personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Abstract

Cordelia Brown is an active member in the Lafayette Park high-rise residential neighborhood, which is part of the Mies van der Rohe Residential District in Detroit. She moved to Lafayette Park in 1961, and has since collected materials related to the neighborhood, some of which were included in an exhibit, Inside Lafayette Park, at Lafayette Park Retail in 2012. The Cordelia Brown Papers contains material related to Lafayette Park from 1961 to 2012. The materials, including newspaper clippings, magazine articles, flyers, and newsletters, document residential activities, anniversary celebrations, exhibits, and press related to the residential neighborhood.

History

Cordelia Brown is an active member in the Lafayette Park high-rise residential neighborhood, which is part of the Mies van der Rohe Residential District in Detroit. She moved to Lafayette Park in 1961, and has since collected materials related to the neighborhood, some of which were included in an exhibit, Inside Lafayette Park, at Lafayette Park Retail in 2012.

Arrangement

Material in this collection has been minimally arranged by the Reuther Library, and reflects its original order as received. In some cases a file inventory or box listing is available. Subjects may be dispersed throughout the collection.

Acquisition

Deposited in the Reuther on March 20, 2014

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Dallas Pillen on May 5, 2014.
Title
Guide to the Cordelia Brown Papers
Author
Processed by Dallas Pillen.
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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Detroit MI 48202 USA