Peggy Ann Brown, Ph.D.

 Washington, D.C. Independent Historian and Researcher

Available for Research Projects at Washington, D.C. area sites and collections

Independent historian with more than 20 years' experience with archival and manuscript research available to assist you with long- and short-term projects.   Let me help you with your research project by developing research strategies, checking primary and secondary sources, and locating the information you need.  If you live out of town, I can save you the time and expense of traveling to Washington, D.C.

Available for research projects at

  • Library of Congress
  • National Archives
  • Smithsonian
  • University Special Collections
  • Other Washington, D.C. sites and collections

Research services include

  • researching specific topics, collections, and publications
  • checking unique resources and collections
  • preparing reports and bibliographies to your specifications
  • helping with your distinctive project as you set the parameters

Ph.D. in American Studies from George Washington University and Bachelor of Science in News-Editorial Journalism from the University of Kansas; professional, reliable, detail-oriented, cost-effective.  Please click here for additional information on the research process.

Clients include

  • Laura Hillenbrand, author of Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
  • James Tobin, author, The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency
  • Seth Kaller, author, America's National Treasure. The Declaration of Independence & William J. Stone's Official Facsimile.
  • North Star Games, creator of Wits and Wagers
  • Neil Thomas Proto, Washington, D.C. lawyer and historian
  • Lion Television's History Detectives on PBS
  • Holly Metz, author of Killing the Poormaster: A Saga of Poverty, Corruption, and Murder in the Great Depression
  • Inger Stole, author, Advertising at War: Business, Commerce, and Government in the 1940s
  • Molly Guptill Manning, author, When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II


                              Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.