The Records of the Chancellor: Records of Thomas Bowman Brewer

University Archives #UA02-07
Physical description
3 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
[Item description].  Records of Thomas Bowman Brewer.  UA02-07, Box [number].  University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
East Carolina University Archives
The collection is open for research use.

Collection contains material covering the term of Thomas B. Brewer as the second Chancellor of East Carolina University.

Biographical/historical information

Thomas Brewer came to East Carolina from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. A historian, he served as Chancellor of East Carolina after the retirement of Dr. Leo Jenkins. In 1982, he was succeeded by John Howell.

Scope and arrangement

Collection contains correspondence, committee reports, administrative communication, and publications related to the selection and service of Thomas Bowman Brewer as Chancellor of East Carolina University.

Administrative information
Copyright notice

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Related material

This collection is a part of Records of the Chancellor

Key terms
Personal Names
Brewer, Thomas B. (Thomas Bowman), 1932-
Corporate Names
East Carolina University--Administration
East Carolina University--History
College presidents--North Carolina--Greenville
Education, Higher--North Carolina--History

Container list
Box 1 Proceedings File, 1977-1978
Box 1 Selection Committee, 1977
Box 1 Qualifications for the Chancellor, 1977
Box 1 Report to the Board of Trustees, 1977
Box 1 Selection Review Committee, undated
Box 1 Nominees for Chancellor, 1977
Box 1 Troy W. Pate Remarks to the Board of Governors, 1977-1978
Box 1 Geographic Location of Chancellor Candidates, 1977-1978
Box 1 Replies from College Presidents, 1977
Box 1 Selection Committee Correspondence, 1977-1978
Box 1 Ramsey, Robert R., 1977
Box 1 McCall, John P., 1977
Box 1 Monroe, Haskell M., 1977-1978
Box 1 Brewer, Thomas B., 1977-1978
Box 1 Candidate Evaluations, 1978
Box 1 Candidate Evaluations, 1978
Box 1 Selection Committee Clippings, 1977-1978
Box 1 Advertisements and Correspondence, 1977
Box 2 Selection Committee Candidates File, Candidate Evaluations, 1978
Box 2 Selection Committe Candidates File, Candidate Evaluations, 1978
Box 2 Selection Committee Clippings File, Selection Committee Clippings, 1978
Box 2 Selection Committee Clippings File, Advertisements and Advertising Correspondence, 1977
Box 2 Selection Committee Report, 1978
Box 3 Programs, Brochures and Press Releases, 1978
Box 3 Installation Invitations, 1978
Box 3 Invitation Responses, 1978
Box 3 Installation Correspondence, undated
Box 3 Platform Party Correspondence, undated
Box 3 Correspondence, 1978
Box 3 Correspondence, 1978
Box 4 Correspondence, 1978 March-September
Box 4 Correspondence, 1978 October-December
Box 4 Correspondence, 1979 January
Box 4 Correspondence, 1979 March-April
Box 4 Correspondence, 1979 May-June
Box 4 Correspondence, 1979 July-September
Box 4 Correspondence, 1979 October-December
Box 5 Correspondence, 1980 January-February
Box 5 Correspondence, 1980 March-June
Box 5 Correspondence, 1980 July-September
Box 5 Correspondence, 1980 October-December
Box 5 Correspondence, 1981 January-February
Box 5 Correspondence, 1981 March-April
Box 5 Correspondence, 1981 May-June
Box 5 Correspondence, 1981 July-August
Box 5 Correspondence, 1981 September-December
Box 5 Correspondence to James B. Hunt, 1979-1981
Box 6 Biographical Records, undated
Box 6 Family Records, undated
Box 6 Appointment Book, undated
Box 6 Resignation as ECU Chancellor, undated