Brown, John -- Fort-Museum
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.4393
Content Description A stereocard of John Brown's fort at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. This photograph would have been taken prior to 1891, when the fort was sold, dismantled, and transported cross-country for display at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The fort was eventually returned to West Virginia, first to the grounds of Storer College of Hapers Ferry and then closer to its original location under the auspices of the National Park Service.
Dates: ca. 1890
Collection Number: A&M.1322
Scope and Contents Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. This collection contains mainly administrative and operational records of the college. Types of records include annual reports, publications, memorabilia, artifacts, and other material. This collection includes material regarding John Brown's Fort.The collection is organized into eighteen series, including:Series 1. Correspondence; 1865-1953; boxes...
Dates: 1865-1960; Majority of material found within 1930s-1950s