Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Related Materials
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Subject Terms
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Brown, Richard John, 1922-2005
- Richard J. Brown Papers
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 1549
- 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
- Correspondence, reports, programs, itineraries, and other documents, primarily related to Richard J. Brown’s tenure as executive director of the U.S. Commission for Cultural Exchange with Iran from 1965 to 1967.
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The Richard J. Brown Papers were donated to the Special Collections Department by the Dr. Richard J. Brown of Wisconsin in 1985.
Processed by Samuel Ownbey; completed in September 2019
Preferred Form of Citation
Richard J. Brown Papers (MC 1549), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Specials Collections Citations Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
Dr. Richard John Brown (1922-2005) served as executive director of the U.S. Commission for Cultural Exchange between the United States and Iran from 1965-1967. He also served as University Vice President and Coordinator of Faculty Recruitment at Wisconsin State University in Whitewater, WI during the 1960s and 1970s.
Scope and Content Note
This collection includes correspondence, reports, programs, itineraries, and other documents related to Brown’s tenure as executive director of the U.S. Commission for Cultural Exchange with Iran from 1965 to 1967; a United States Information Agency organized visit of Iranian college and university officials to Wisconsin State University in 1967; and a seven-week series of conferences in the Middle East and South Asia called the New University Project, of which Brown was a participant.
Records relating to the Richard J. Brown Papers include:
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are arranged by topic in nine folders.
The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:
United States. Board of Foreign Scholarships
United States. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
United States Information Agency
Cultural exchange programs--Iran
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection
|Box 1||Folder 1||
Correspondence regarding Brown's appointment as executive director of the U.S. Commission for Cultural Exchange (USCCE) with Iran., 1965-1968
Correspondence between Brown and various members of the U.S. Department of State discussing his appointment as executive director; some correspondence regarding Brown's potential appointment as executive director of a similar program in India; some of the correspondence was conducted during Brown's tenure in Iran.
|Box 1||Folder 2||
U.S.C.C.E. with Iran Reports, 1964-1967
"U.S.C.C.E. with Iran Practical Information for American Grantees in Iran"; "Opportunity Unlimited: a Report on the University of Pahlavi Libraries"; "U.S.C.C.E. Report on Program Year 1965"; "U.S.C.C.E. Report on Program Year 1966"; "U.S.C.C.E. Annual Program Proposal 1966"; U.S.C.C.E. Annual Program Proposal 1967"; budget information.
|Box 1||Folder 3||
U.S.C.C.E. with Iran Publications, 1965-1967
Program report 1965; Program Report 1966; <emph render="italic">Audio Visual Exhibit for Science Teachers and Students </emph>; Program for 1966 American Heritage Seminar held in Tehran.
|Box 1||Folder 4||
Documents regarding Iranian college officials visiting the U.S., 1967
In 1967 Brown organized a visit to his home university of Wisconsin State University by Iranian college professors and administrators; correspondence; biographical data on visitors.
|Box 1||Folder 5||
Fulbright Project with Gondi Shahpoor University, 1967
In 1967 a team of American Fulbright professors and teachers was selected to participate in a study of development possibilities for Gondhi Shahpoor University; this file includes background information and the official report on the project.
|Box 1||Folder 6||
New University Project Correspondence, 1969-1970
In 1969 Brown participated in a seven week conference called the New University Project in Pakistan, Greece, Turkey, Iran, and Lebanon; items include correspondence regarding the planning of the event as well as scheduling a debriefing in Washington, D.C. after Brown returned to the United States.
|Box 1||Folder 7||
New University Project Programs and Reports, 1969
Programs,itineraries, schedules, and reports from the New University Project which took place from October 30 to December 19, 1969.
|Box 1||Folder 8||
Photograph of Wisconsin State University representatives and visiting Iranian college officials in 1967; photograph of Secretary of State speaking at the swearing-in ceremony of new members of the Board of Foreign Scholarships on March 17, 1966.
|Box Restricted Collections Box 1||Folder MC 1549||
Richard J. Brown family birth certificates and visa applications, photocopies, 1965
Photocopies of the Brown family's birth certificates and visa applications.
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