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Charlesey Sumner Brown collection

Charlesey Sumner Brown collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charlesey Sumner Brown collection
Creator: Brown, Charlesey A.W. Sumner, 1926-
Inclusive Dates: 1956
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms4104
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Consists of materials pertaining to Charlesey Sumner Brown's 1956 European summer trip. Brown, a teacher, was supposed to return to America onboard the S.S. Andrea Doria; however, the ship capsized and sank on July 26, 1956, a few weeks before Brown was scheduled to return home. Collection includes detailed account of travels in her journal, telegrams to her father, C.H. Whitehead, regarding rearranging travel home to America, and also receipts, brochures, and two photographs documenting her trip.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charlesey Sumner Brown collection, ms4104, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Andrea Doria (Steamship)
Educators -- Georgia.
Europe -- Description and travel.
Family vacations.
Postcards -- Europe.
Women -- Georgia -- Correspondence.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Charlesey Sumner travel journal, 1956
12Telegrams to Charlesey Sumner, 1956
12Postcard from Charlesey Sumner to Mr. and Mrs. Erskine Teer and family, Birmingham, Alabama, 8 August 1956
12Letter to Charlesey Sumner from her father, C.H. Whitehead, 27 July 1956
12Itinerary for European summer trip, 1956
12Receipts from European trip, 1956
12Programs, brochures, ticket stubs from European trip, 1956
13Two black and white photographs featuring Charlesey Sumner, 1956