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Brown, Samuel Robbins, 1810-1880 (missionary)



  • Existence: 1810 - 1880

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Business letters: unplaced, 1813-1900

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B11
Scope and Contents Business letters sent from unknown places, comprised of 5,690 principal letters and 33 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:Abdool; H.H. Abercrombie; Edward James Ackroyd (Register, Supreme Court); A.E. Abraham; Achim; Acow & Co. (Akoe & Co. or Akow & Co.); James Adams (Chief Mate, 'Equestrian'); William Stanley Adams M.D. (of Glasgow); C. Murray Adamson; William Adamson; R.F. Addyman; Aderjee Sapoorjee; Afong; A.L. Agabeg Jnr; A.V. de...
Dates: 1813-1900
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 571 (letters nos 1-440), 572 (441-1141), 573 (1142-1930), 574 (1931-2607), 575 (2608-3172), 576 (3173-3902), 577 (3903-4542), 578 (4543-5197) and 579 (5198-5690 and S1-33).

Notes on 'Chinese Culture', circa 1851

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 28/5
Scope and Contents

Undated notes in Parkes' hand taken from the paper 'Chinese Culture, or Remarks on the Causes of the Peculiarities of the Chinese' by Samuel Brown, which was read before the American Oriental Society on 17 October 1850, and published in the 'Journal of the American Oriental Society', vol. 2, 1851, pp. 169-206.

Dates: circa 1851
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd. Applicants may submit their request an application form which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.