John Carter Brown Library

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John Carter Brown Library:

see Brown, John CarterBrown, John Carter,
1797–1874, American book collector and philanthropist, b. Providence, R.I.; son of Nicholas Brown. In about 1840 he began collecting books printed before 1800 relating to America, and the result was a remarkable library of 5,600 volumes.
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Mueller, ed., Autobiography of John Russell Bartlett (Providence: John Carter Brown Library, 2006), 163.
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The contributors are medievalists who came up with the idea for this collection while fellows at The John Carter Brown Library. There is no index.
The site has won the support of the newly formed Alliance for Linguistic Diversity, which includes the Center for American Indian Languages, the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University and the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana.
The John Carter Brown Library is an independently funded research library of the humanities located on the campus of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
The essays collected in The World of the Haitian Revolution were first presented at a conference commemorating the bicentennial and hosted by the John Carter Brown Library. A provocative prologue by former Haitian ambassador to the United States Jean Casimir and a useful epilogue by Robin Blackburn bookend the volume's eighteen essays, which are divided into five chronological sections.
Toby Lester is a contributing editor at The Atlantic and an invited research scholar at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.
For more than a hundred years, the John Carter Brown Library, affiliated with Brown University, has housed a rival: an undated work by the same cartographer, showing an outline virtually identical to that of a map known to have been printed in 1513.
In connection with these anniversaries, the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University in Rhode Island became the locus for a major attempt to make available to English-language readers an up-to-date and wide-ranging analysis of Portugal's early contribution to oceanic expansion.