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Alberta and Carson Brewer Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0351

Scope and Contents

Includes two slide shows often presented by Alberta Brewer (slides were taken by her): on “Lower Little T “ (Little Tennessee River), 100 slides + 2 sheets of notes (Ft. Loudoun, Tellico area, Baker’s Creek, National campground, etc., Morganton, Tellico Dam), ca. 1975, 1988, and “Upper Little T”, 99 slides + 2 pp. notes (Rabun Gap, Macon, Swain, Indians, Fontana scenery, Cades Cove, Happy Valley, 1976, rev. 1988; 2 empty slide carousels; ‘Dyergrams,’ 9 pcs. of original art by cartoonist Bill Dyer, including cover art for Hiking in the Great Smokies by Carson Brewer and one copy item; Knoxville News Sentinel newspaper articles and supplements by Carson Brewer, 1968, 1978, 1981-1897, 1993 (kept as display items by Alberta Brewer); 1st edition book jacket for Valley So Wild; 4 books by Carson Brewer (Hiking In The Great Smokies, 1962; Just Over The Next Ridge, 1992; Day Hikes Of The Smokies, 2002, and A Wonderment of Mountains, 2004); 1964 printed card/ ticket re: “The Dulcimer Hour with Alberta Trulock Brewer.”

Dates

  • 1962-1964

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

2 boxes

General

At the same time Mrs. Brewer donated Carson Brewer’s cane and hat to the ETHS.
Title
Alberta and Carson Brewer Collection.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States
865.215.8814