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

Collection Overview

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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


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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.
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Folder 12: Correspondence form F.K. Parker to Miss Brewer, 1965Add to your cart.

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