Guide to the Dr. William Moseley Brown, Independent Candidate for Governor of Virginia, Poster, October 4, 1929

Summary Information

Title: Dr. William Moseley Brown, Independent Candidate for Governor of Virginia, Poster, October 4, 1929
Collection: AC.1164
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This single-item collection is a small handbill announcing a public speaking engagement of Dr. William Moseley Brown at the Buckingham, Virginia court house on October 4, 1929. Brown was speaking as a candidate for Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Creator: William Moseley Brown

Biographical/Historical Note

William Moseley Brown (1894-1966) was a Virginia born educator and politician. He was a Masonic author and Past Grand Master of The Grand Lodge of Virginia. He ran for Governor of Virginia in 1929 and was a candidate for the United States House of Representatives in 1932.

He was a faculty member of Columbia University, Washington and Lee University, University of Virginia, George Washington University, University of Guadalajara, Mexico and Elon College, North Carolina. He also served as president of Atlantic University, president of the Virginia Academy of Science and president of the Association of Virginia Colleges.

Additionally, Brown worked as a correspondent for the Baltimore Sun, as well as for other newspapers, and was a staff member of the Committee for National Morale, a research associate for the National Committee on Law Observance and Enforcement and an executive of the Vick Chemical Company of New York.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a handbill printed to announce a public speech from Dr. William Moseley Brown to address issues of the upcoming election from the viewpoint of independent voters of Virginia. It was held at the Buckingham Court House on October 4, 1929.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This was purchased from Appalachian Mountain Books in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott July 2015.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.1164: Dr. William Moseley Brown, Independent Candidate for Governor of Virginia, Poster, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina USA.