Jean Brown

Librarian The New York Times

Jean Brown (December 20, 1911 – May 1, 1994) was born in Brooklyn, New York, and is best known for her work as a librarian and art collector .[1] Her papers were acquired by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California, in 1985.[2]


  1. ^ Biographical/Historical note, Jean Brown Papers, 1916-1995 (bulk 1958-1985). Los Angeles, Calif.: Research Library, Getty Research Institute. Completed May 1997, revised Sep 2008.
  2. ^ Smith, Roberta (May 4, 1994). Jean Brown, 13, Avid Collector Of Dada, Surrealism and Fluxus. The New York Times. Accessed January 2014.