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Title: Brewer Family Papers, 1524-2008Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1884-1999
ID: 01/ AR0804
Primary Creator: Brewer, Melvin E. (1922-2014)
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The Brewer Family papers are arranged according to object type. The subject files are arranged alphabetically. The family group records, reports, and journals are arranged by object type and alphabetized by title. The clippings are arranged chronologically.
Date Acquired: 06/11/2014. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


Genealogy research materials (papers, clippings) collected by Dallas native Melvin E. Brewer.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Brewer Family papers is a compilation of genealogical research for the Brewer, Morrow, and Waggoner families as well as these families’ respective relatives. This compilation of genealogical materials includes subject files of individual family members, family group records which detail the intricacies of familial pedigree charts and individual summaries, reports of family or individual specific genealogical research, family journals, and transcriptions of love-letters as well as of remembrances.

Collection Historical Note

Melvin E. "Mel" Brewer, the son of Ernest M. Brewer and Effie Mae Waggoner Brewer, was born on May 20, 1922 in Dallas, Texas. Brewer was a member and past director of the Dallas Genealogical Society and the Denton County Genealogical Society. He published three genealogy books about his and his wife's families. He passed away April 6, 2014.

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Access Information

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Use Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted, although some sensitive information may remain. Due to the nature of our collections, it is not always possible to anticipate the location of such private information, and the researcher is held responsible for the inappropriate or unlawful use of any such information they encounter during their research.

Physical Access Note:

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Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 2014-33
Acquisition Source: Maribeth Brewer Koch
Acquisition Method: Gift
Related Materials: Letters between John C. Brewer and Emma Davis, Melvin E. Brewer's grandparents, are available in the Portal to Texas History (from the collection of Melvin E. Brewer) For more information please see
Preferred Citation: Brewer Family Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections


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