Ernest P. Gretes Papers, circa 1930s-1980s
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Brief Description: One circa 1965-1970 realtor listings notebook, business cards, and ephemera from Ernest P. Gretes of Norfolk, Virginia. The notebook includes detailed listings for individual properties with an accompanying black-and-white photograph of the property on the reverse side. The collection also includes family photographs and one 1964 yearbook The Acorn from Carolton Oaks School in Norfolk, Virginia.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 2018-041
Created by: Gretes, Ernest P. (1915-1988)
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 09/07/2018.
Arrangement: Arranged in alphabetical order. The realtor listings notebook is arranged in original order.
Biographical Note for Gretes, Ernest P. (1915-1988) : Ernest Peter Gretes was born on April 8, 1915 in Virginia. He was married to Demetra Semon in 1947. Gretes was owner of the Esquire Club on Sewells Point Road in the 1940s. He was later a realtor. Gretes died on December 1, 1988 in Virginia Beach, Virginia and was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Chesapeake (Va.)
Church buildings--Virginia
Ghent (Norfolk, Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Virginia Beach (Va.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Business cards
Clippings (information artifacts)
Negatives (photographs)
Printed ephemera
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Frances C. Gretes by donation
PreferredCitation: Ernest P. Gretes Papers, MSS 2018-041, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.