Vera Lee Brown

Vera Lee Brown

Fellow: Awarded 1931
Field of Study: Iberian and Latin American History

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Smith College

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1931

Appointed from the United States:

BROWN, VERA LEE:  Appointed for a study in the archives of England, Spain and Mexico, of the relations of England and Spain as colonial powers in the Eighteenth Century; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1931.

Born September 21, 1890, in Canada. Education:  McGill University, A.B., 1912, A.M., 1913; Bryn Mawr College, Ph.D., 1922 (M. Carey Thomas European Fellow, 1920-21; Helene and Cecil Rubel Foundation Fellow, 1923–24); University of London, 1921.

Lecturer in History, 1916–20, McGill University; Professor and Chairman of Department of History, 1922–23, Wilson College; Assistant Professor of History, 1924–27, Associate Professor, 1927–31, Professor, 1931—, Chairman of Department, 1929—, Smith College.

Publications:  Anglo-Spanish Relations in America in the Closing Years of the Colonial Era, 1922; Studies in the History of Spain in the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century, 1930. Articles in Annual Report of the Canadian Historical Association, American Historical Review, Hispanic American Historical Review.

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