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1940s

  • RBSC-ARC-1708-3-10-11
  • File
  • 1928, 1933, 1940-1949, 1962-1969, predominantly 1940-1949
  • Part of Frank H. Brown fonds

This file contains many documents pertaining to the Department of Munition and Supply.

1950

  • RBSC-ARC-1708-7-03
  • File
  • 1928, 1934, 1948-1970, predominantly 1948-1970
  • Part of Frank H. Brown fonds

Chronological papers

This series consist of papers which were condensed into a new chronological system before their donation to UBC. The materials are roughly chronological, and cover a wide range of topics, including papers with topics relevant to all the other series in Brown's fonds.

Bruges

Original box labeled "17 good images, 5 or 6 no good" and stamped Jul 25 1958.

View-Master Reels

Several major subjects appear in these images: scenes of BC and the Yukon (including some related to Brown's directorships), scenes of Brown's Vancouver residence at 5850 Kingston Rd., scenes of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, scenes of Hawaii, and scenes of functions hosted by the Browns.

There are 10 commercially printed reels in this set, which cover the coronation, scenes of Hawaii, and scenes of medieval Bruges.

Mrs. Brown

File contains correspondence between Frank H. Brown and others upon his resignation as Deputy Minister for National Revenue (Taxation).

Taxation comic

Caption: "I'd like to see how you'd handle today's tax setup with all that keen, fearless wisdom of yours"

Taxation comic

Copies of this image appear on the party programs for Brown's retirement as Deputy Minister of National Revenue (Taxation).

Caption: "This is the chairman of the board -- after renegotiation and taxes."

Personal and Professional Slides

This series consists of a photograph and many slides which were not in interfiled with Brown's other papers. The images consist predominantly of scenes from various parts of BC and the Yukon, as well as Brown's trips to Europe in the 1950s. A vast majority of the slides are stereoscopic, designed to produce a three-dimensional image when viewed through a special holder. Of these slides, the majority were processed by the View-Master company and are housed in the circular reels designed for View-Master viewers.

National Revenue (Taxation) - Personal corrrespondence and other papers

This series consists of materials related to Brown's ten months as Deputy Minister for National Revenue for Taxation. All official records related to his position remain with the government of Canada, so the papers here are personal in nature, including invitations to events, letters upon his appointment and resignation, and large prints of two comics based on his time in office.

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