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Alberta and Carson Brewer 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.”


  • 1962-1964

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


2 boxes


At the same time Mrs. Brewer donated Carson Brewer’s cane and hat to the ETHS.

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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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