Dean E. Dreyer papers

Dean E. Dreyer papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Dreyer, Dean E., 1910-
Title: Dean E. Dreyer papers
Dates: 1927-1991
Quantity: 7.2 Linear feet (10 document boxes, 1 half box, 3 cartons of slides)
Coll. Number: ms3325

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Art teachers--Georgia--Atlanta.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Commercial High School (Atlanta, Ga.). -- Faculty
Correspondence.
Dreyer, Dean E., 1910- -- Correspondence
Dreyer, Dean E., 1910- -- Family
Dreyer, Dean E., 1910- -- Photographs
Etiquette for children and teenagers--Georgia--Atlanta.
High school teachers--Georgia--Atlanta.
Photographs.
Sailors--Georgia--Dublin.
Scrapbooks.
Slides (photographs)
United States. Navy. -- Military life
World War, 1939-1945.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dean E. Dreyer papers. MS 3325. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Correspondence



Subseries 1a: Letters Written by Dean Dreyer

BoxFolder
111936 June 17-July 16
21936 July 17-August 20 & 1938 November 29
31940 December 30-1941 January 3
41941 August 9-22
51945-1949
61951 August 6-22
71952 February 18-March 12
81953 July 10-31
BoxFolder
211953 August 1-23
21955 July 21-August 26
31956 August 1-6
41957 June 1-14
51957 June 15-20
61957 June 21-July 3
71957 June 1-July 3
BoxFolder
311958 August 15-September 3
21958 August 15-September 3
31960 February 2-March 8
41961 March 23-April 12
51974 September 1-30 & no date
61975 August 4-26
71976 August 16-September 29
81984 August 17-December 1
91985 October 14-November 8
BoxFolder
411986 May 30-June 15
21986 August 26-1987 January 9
31987 July 1-August 5
41988 September 28-October 19
51989 October 12-29 & no date
61990 January 16-February 13
71990 June 27-August 7
8No date



Subserise 1b: Letters Written by Others

BoxFolder
491936-1991 & no date
 

Series 2: Clippings and School & Military Papers

BoxFolder
51-4Clippings Fldrs. 1-4
5Empty envelopes
6Itinerary
7Military papers
8Notes, lists, etc.
9-10School papers
art & interior design courses
11-13School papers
everyday living course
14Writings by Dean Dreyer
15Writings by other people
 

Series 3: High School Scrapbook

Box
6High School Scrapbook
 

Series 3: Photographs & Negatives



Subseries 3a: People & Other Subjects

BoxFolder
71Dean Dreyer
2Dean Dreyer baby photo
3-4Dreyer Family
5-7Dean Dreyer & others
8-10Other people
11Furniture & room interiors
12Miscellany
13Christmas and greeting cards that include photographs
14-16Negatives



Subseries 3b: Travels

BoxFolder
81-2Far East
3Hong Kong
4India
5Western United States
6-12U.S.S.R. (?)
13-14Various places
15Negatives
 

Series 4: Printed Material

Box
9Printed Material
 

Series 5: Postcards & Commercially Made Slides

Box
10Postcards & Commercially Made Slides
 

Series 6: Awards, Artifacts, & Audio Cassette Tapes

Box
11Awards, Artifacts, & Audio Cassette Tapes
 

Series 7: Travel Slides

CartonItem
11India (140)
2Jerusalem & Egypt (159)
3Japan & other Far East locations (105)
4China & other Far East locations (129)
5Japan (?) & Korea (161)
6Far East (196)
7Thailand, India, Russia, & Finland (116)
8India, Korea, Silver, & Carved fruit (140)
9British Isles (172)
10U.S.S.R., Czechoslovakia, Brussels, Denmark, & Switzerland (108)
11Russia & Finland (129)
CartonItem
212Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Brussels, & Holland (146)
13Great Britain (129)
14Shreveport apartment, etc. (160)
15Mid-East (152)
16France (140)
17Baltic's, Italy, Greek Islands (124)
18Majorca, Greece, Vienna, Venice, England, Hungary, Brussels (131)
19Bermuda, Costa Rica, & West Indies (?) (149)
20South America, Hungary, Luxembourg, Yugoslavia, Monaco, England, & other locations (160)
21Australia, Alberta, & Greece (136)
CartonItem
322No I.D. (200)
23No I.D. (183)
24No I.D. (190)
25No I.D. (175)
26No I.D. (176)
27No I.D. (171)
28No I.D. (186)