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Brown, Alan S., 1922-2006



Alan Brown was professor emeritus of history at Western Michigan University. Brown joined the WMU faculty as an assistant professor of history in 1955 and served for 36 years until his retirement in 1991. He was founder and first director, 1959 to 1966, of the University Archives and Regional History Collections; served as dean of Kanley Chapel in the late 1950s; and was an officer of the Faculty Senate. For a full biography, see his obituary.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Margaret Perry and Monique Coyne, April 22, 1990

 File — Box 1-OralHist, Object: 17
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with WMU alumnae Margaret Perry and Monique Coyne, née Jako, conducted by Alan Brown on April 22, 1990. Both women attended Western in the early 1950s. They discuss college life, campus jobs, classes and professors, French Club and its sponsors Frances Noble and Marion Tamin, and the Colophon Club, for students studying librarianship. Margaret received her bachelor’s degree in 1954, Monique in 1955.

Dates: April 22, 1990

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