Everett C. Brown Papers
Scope and Content
This assortment of 105 letters comprises approximately 500 pages and spans 1919-1921. Everett C. Brown, an engineer and surveyor, wrote the letters while working for the United Fruit Company, primarily in Cuba. Correspondence is directed mainly to his wife with some of her responses included in the collection. Letters sent from company ships at sea as well as from work sites in Panama and Costa Rica round out the narratives on his work and surroundings. Sugar cane production and harvest is a major focus. The letters are grouped by country of origin. A miscellaneous file includes items of individual interest sorted in varying details.
- Brown, Everett C. (Person)
The collection is open for research.
Everett C. Brown was an engineer and surveyor who worked for the United Fruit Company, primarily in Cuba and Costa Rica.
0.4 Linear feet (1 box (105 items))
Language of Materials
Letters written by Everett C. Brown, an engineer and surveyor, while working for the United Fruit Company in Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama and other locations.
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Alternate Form of Finding Aid
This guide is available in Spanish at https://www.uflib.ufl.edu/findingaids/Spanish/msgroup112.pdf.
- A Guide to the Everett C. Brown Papers
- Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
- September 2011
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- Description is written in English.
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