Manuscript Vertical File

Collection Number: MVF 7-06

Accession Numbers: 0203-03; 0203-17; and 0405-93

Item(s): Genealogical information on the ancestors of Otis Brown, 1879-1958; appraisals (3) of the value of the Brown estate in May 1962; newspaper photo of Gary Brown on his birthday, 1955; newspaper article on J. Michael Brown, n.d.; report cards, 1952-53.     


Donor: J. Michael Brown  

Date Received: October 7, 2002; October 29, 2002; and
March 10, 2005

Literary Rights Statement: 

     Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives, Irving Public Library.


     The file contains a genealogical report compiled by J. Michael Brown, grandson of Otis Brown, listing the ancestors of Otis Brown. The file also contains three, single-page, real estate appraisals of the property in the Otis Brown estate in May 1962. The appraisals were done by three Irving realtors, B. M. Hudgins, W. L. Noah, and Ira C. Ware.  Photocopies have been made of the appraisals for preservation purposes. Also in the file are two of J. Michael Brown’s report cards from Irving schools, 1952-53; and article on J. Michael Brown’s installation as Master Councilor of the Order of DeMoley, c. 1950s; and a newspaper photo of Gary Brown, great-grandson of Otis Brown, on his birthday, 1955.