Gladys Addington Brewer Papers
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.
- Creation: 1927 - 1962
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945
- Brewer, Gladys Addington, 1909-1984 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research at the Archives of Appalachia.
1.00 linear feet
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Method of Acquisition
The Gladys Addington Brewer papers were donated to the East Tennessee State University Foundation for the Archives of Appalachia by her daughter, Mrs. Barbara Brewer Blevins, in July of 1984.
Greg Taylor completed processing and the papers were opened in 1984.
- Greg Taylor
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