Mattie Sharp Brewer Research Paper, 1845-1970 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: Mattie Sharp Brewer Research Paper, 1845-1970Add to your cart.

ID: A/38

Primary Creator: Brewer, Mattie Sharp

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Subjects: Brewer, Mattie Sharp -- Manuscripts, Crocket, George Louis, 1861-1936

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Included in Miss Brewer's gift are correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs relating to Crocket, among them being views of some of his carvings.

Collection Historical Note

This collection of manuscript materials was a gift from Mattie Sharp Brewer of Austin. Miss Brewer originally collected the material to publish a biography of Crocket but the project was never completed. She was related to Crocket by her grandmother who was a sister of Crocket's father. Mr. Crocket was author of Two Centuries in East Texas and Episcopal rector of Nacogdoches and San Augustine. In addition to being a rector, historian and writer, Crocket was also a talented wood carver. Some of his work serves as a visible memorial to him in the chapel of Christ Episcopal Church of Nacogdoches. The Altar, the Psalter Board, and several panels in the pulpit are examples of some of Crocket's fine work.

Subject/Index Terms

Brewer, Mattie Sharp -- Manuscripts
Crocket, George Louis, 1861-1936

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Source: Mattie Sharp Brewer

Acquisition Method: Gift

Related Materials: George Louis Crocket Papers. ETRC Personal & Family Collection. A-12


Box and Folder Listing


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence to George L. Crocket from a cousin, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Church history and odd clippings, church programs, newspaper articles, 1934-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Photographs of Crocket home, churches, family members, pictures of paintings and carvings, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Photographs of Crocket and family; sketches, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Sketches by Gary Lindsey of restored homes in San Augustine, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Dallas Morning News article on George Louis Crocket, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Local color: photographs, newspaper articles, 1933-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Notes on Family Records: Christmas cards, coat of arms, photographs, 1848-1932Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Crocket Family Material: correspondence with Rev. Foix, newspaper clippings, 1916-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence to Darcy Crocket from Ed Blount, 1863, 1963Add to your cart.
(typescript), handwritten notes
Folder 11: Correspondence from George Louis Crocket, copies of original poems, 1899-1935Add to your cart.
(typescripts)
Folder 12: Correspondence form F.K. Parker to Miss Brewer, 1965Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Photographs of Crocket, churches, scout troop, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Portions of the manuscript The Saint of East Texas A Biography of the Rev. George Louis Crocket by Mattie Brewer, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Brochure of the Annual Tour of Homes, copies of San Augustine Tribune, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Floor plans of Crocket house, maps of San Augustine, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: San Augustine High School report for L. Sharp, completion of course of study for Mary J. Crocket, 1845, 1882Add to your cart.
(copy)
Folder 6: Correspondence to Darcy Crocket and other family members, 1849-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Diary page, painting by Crocket done at scout camp, 1927-1933Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Newspaper article by Nugent Brown "Scores Wedded with but One Divorce", UndatedAdd to your cart.
(Xerox copy)
Folder 9: Photostat copies of letters in family "Friendship Books", 1859-1864Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Brief history of San Augustine Episcopal Church, 1926, 1960-1961Add to your cart.
(typescripts)
Folder 11: Information on art work, pictures of carvings, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Notes from Mrs. C.S. Quin concerning Crocket, printed notations of Ida and Kate Crocket's birth and death, 1925-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Miscellaneous: newspaper clippings, correspondence with Charles McMillan and Rose and Mattie Brewer, copies of letters, 1861-1961Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Purple notebookAdd to your cart.
notes from thesis; over 150 pages of handwritten notes of trip to New York City and Europe; research notes; poems saved by George Louis Crocket; copies, typed and handwritten, of letters; Bible records; newspaper clippings
Item 2: Copies (2) of sketch of Crocket home by E.W. Owens, UndatedAdd to your cart.

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