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Papers of Rev Robert Brown and the Brown family, including professional and academic papers of family members., 1743-1889.

Identifier: Acc.12100/51-54

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The archive contains the correspondence of the members of the Brown family from 1810-1899. The letters reflect the personal lives of the Brown family and provide a stark insight into the lives of early settlers who travelled to the Victorian colonies in Southern Australia to reap the benefits of the quartz mines and the gold fields. The collection also contains documents that complement the narrative portrayed within the family’s correspondence.


  • Creation: 1743-1889.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


4 Volumes

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
0131 623 3700