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Gladys Addington Brewer Papers, 1927-1962 | Archives of Appalachia

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Predominant Dates: 1941-1945
ID: 500/AppMs 221
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Arrangement: The papers have been arranged into three series: Series 1, Career Related Items, 1935-1945; Series 2, Correspondence, 1927-1977; and Series 3, Memorabilia, 1929-1962. Two file folders containing photographs have been removed from the collection and placed into the archives special environment storage area under the heading Gladys Addington Brewer Papers. A subject index to the papers follows the Box and Folder list.
Extent: 1.0 linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The Gladys Addington Brewer Papers consists of newsclippings, a radio show program, correspondence, letters of recommendation and resignation, postcards, poems and essays, and memorabilia documenting the life and careers of Gladys and William Brewer. The papers date between 1927 and 1977, but the majority of the materials fall within 1940-1945. The letters of recommendation, most notably from Congressman B. Carroll Reece, provide an insight into Gladys Brewer's teaching and service careers between 1926 and 1945. The correspondence between husband and wife illustrates the marital stresses experienced by them during World War II.

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