Dreyer, Dean E., 1910-
|Title: ||Dean E. Dreyer papers|
7.2 Linear feet
(10 document boxes, 1 half box, 3 cartons of slides)
|Coll. Number: ||ms3325|
Dean E. Dreyer was an educator, interior decorator, serviceman, and world traveler. He grew up in Dublin, Georgia. In the 1930s as an art instructor at Commercial High School in Atlanta he became noted for creating a course on everyday living which was designed to teach etiquette, grooming, and developing personality. Dreyer also served on active duty in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945.
Scope and Content Note
The collection mainly consists of letters he wrote while serving in the Navy and traveling the world. There are also quite a number of slides and photographs he took on his travels. In addition, the collection includes a few letters from other people, clippings, school and military papers, a high school scrapbook from Dublin High School (Ga.) from 1927, writings, family photographs, and other material. The letters from Dreyer give detailed information on his world travels and also life onboard Navy ships. There are also some letters concerning his "Everyday Living" course.
Arranged by record type.
Dean E. Dreyer papers. MS 3325. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.