Home Digital Collections Special Collections and Archives Finding Aids

Iveson Lewis Brookes Papers

Finding Aid & Inventory

Iveson Lewis Brookes (1793-1865) was a Baptist pastor and plantation owner in Georgia. This collection contains correspondence, receipts, and biographical information.

Biographical and Historical Note

Iveson Lewis Brookes (1793-1865) was a Baptist pastor and plantation owner in Georgia. His son, W.J. Brookes, attended Columbian College in Washington, D.C.

Collection Overview

This collection mainly contains letters from Luther Rice (1783-1836) asking for subscriptions to the Latter Day Luminary and for the support of Baptist institution Columbian College in Washington, D.C., now part of George Washington University. Also included are letters from his son W.J. Brookes concerning student life at Columbian College and the management of a Jasper County, Georgia, plantation. Other correspondents include Basil Manly, Sr. (1798-1868), William Ruggles (1797-1877), and Stephen Chapin (1778-1845).

Collection Inventory

  • Biographical Information Box 1 Folder 1
  • Correspondence Box 1 Folder 2

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Brookes, Iveson L. , 1793-1865
Title
Iveson Lewis Brookes Papers
ID
MS11
Date [inclusive]
1817-1850
Extent
0.21 linear feet  1 half-document box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2014
Revision Description
 Revised by Stephanie Bennett July 2016
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Iveson Lewis Brookes Papers (MS11), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

Personal Name(s)

Subject(s)

‹ Staff view ›