Stewart Brand

Stewart Brand, writer and publisher of Whole Earth Catalogue, gives interview

He credits his mother Mrs. A. B. (Julia) Brand of 1211 Harlem Boulevard in Rockford for nurturing his interest in space and the environment

1979 Article, Stewart Brand, The Whole Earth Catalogue
1979 Article, Stewart Brand, The Whole Earth Catalogue

 

Source:  Rockford Register Star, 12/31/1979, and Rockford Public Library’s “Rockfordiana Files”, ‘Biography Brad-Bry, 1967 – Date’

Stewart Brand

Stewart Brand, author of The Whole Earth Catalogue, will attend the United Nations Conference on Environment in Stockholm, Sweden in 1972

He is the son of Mrs. Julia Brand, 1211 Harlem Boulevard

Stewart Brand to Attend United Nations Environmental Conference in Stockholm, Sweden
Stewart Brand to Attend United Nations Environmental Conference in Stockholm, Sweden

 

Source:  Rockford Morning Star, o5/23/1972

1211 Harlem Boulevard

1211 Harlem Boulevard

Residence of Julia Morley Brand, who died Monday, November 28, 1994 in her residence after a short illness

She was born November 3, 1903 in Saginaw, MI, daughter of Ralph Chase and Lucy Burrows Morley

She lived 67 years in Rockford, moving from Saginaw

She married Arthur Barnard Brand in Saginaw on October 8, 1927; he predeceased her in 1968

Julia Brand attended Second Congregational Church and was a member of the Rockford Women’s Club, the Monday Club, the Rockford Country Club, the Rockford Red Cross Motor Corps

She was a member and past president of the Rockford Junior League.  Rockford College and the Rockford Public Library were special interests

Graduate of Vassar College in 1926

Survivors include her sons, Michael Morley Brand of Portland, OR; Peter Barnard Brand, Roxbury, VT; and Stewart Burrows Brand, Sausalito, CA; twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren

She was predeceased by her daughter, Claire Brand Sampson in 1991

Memorial Service at Gordon Chapel at Second Congregational Church with Reverend Dean Dalrymple officiating. Burial in Saginaw, MI.  Arrangements by Burpee-Wood Funeral Home; Memorials to American Cancer Society

Julia Brand Obituary, 1994
Julia Brand Obituary, 1994

 

Source:  Rockford Register Star, 12/04/1994

1211 Harlem Boulevard

1211 Harlem Boulevard

Residence of Arthur Bernard Brand, who died Monday, March 18, 1968 in Rockford Memorial Hospital

He was born December 25, 1903 in Saginaw, MI to Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Brand

He lived over 40 years in Rockford, moving from Saginaw

He was married to the former Julia Morley in Saginaw on October 8, 1927

He was past president of Cummings, Brand and McPherson advertising agency

Arthur Brand was a member of the Rockford Country Club, the University Club, the Otsego Ski Club, Midwest Massachusetts Institute of Technology Scholarship Board, and was very active in the Red Cross Amateur Radio Network and the Military Affiliate Radio Service

Graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1926

Survived by his widow, Julia Brand; his daughter, Mrs. Donald Sampson of Alexandria, VA; and his sons, Michael M. Brand of Portland, OR; Peter B. Brand at Albany Medical College, Albany NY; and Stewart B. Brand, Menlo Park, CA; one sister, Emily H. Brand, and ten grandchildren

Arthur B. Brand Obituary 1968
Arthur B. Brand Obituary 1968

 

Source: Rockford Morning Star, 03/20/1968