Betsy Ewing Letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017.008

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters from 1966 to 1994


  • Majority of material found within 1949 - 1994

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact: Laskey Library, Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville, TN.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact: The Laskey Library, Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville, TN.

Biographical / Historical

Ewing was born in Louisville, KY, on April 15, 1923. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1944 and enlisted in the US Navy. After the war, she earned her MA in Christian Education from Scarritt College. She later returned to Scarritt College to serve on the staff for 15 years, five as Dean of Students. She held numerous administrative positions with The United Methodist Church. After she retired in 1985, she became active in the Nashville, TN, community. She died on September 16, 2013.


5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The collection contains letters, mostly from Ewing and a few to Ewing, from 1966-1944.


This collection is arranged in single folders by month and year, and grouped by box numbers 1-5.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection is property of Laskey Library, Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville, TN.

Betsy Ewing Letters
Jim Evilsizer
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Scarritt Bennett Center - Laskey Library and Archives Repository

Virginia Davis Laskey Library and Archives
1027 18th Avenue South
Nashville TN 37212


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