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

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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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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
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