Alfred E. Wilhelmi papers, 1950-1982

Emory University

Emory University Archives

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/bn26p

Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wilhelmi, Alfred E.
Title: Alfred E. Wilhelmi papers, 1950-1982
Call Number:Series No. 132
Extent: 13 linear ft. (16 boxes)
Abstract:The papers of Alfred E. Wilhelmi consist of material related to his tenure as a professor of biochemistry from 1950 to 1979 and includes correspondence, research, professional activities, teaching materials, and laboratory notebooks.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Collection is closed to research use except by permission of the University Archivist and the Emory University Office of General Counsel.

Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Gift, 1982


[after identification of item(s)], Alfred W. Wilhelmi papers, Emory University Archives, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Collection Description

Administrative History

Alfred E. Wilhelmi, educator and researcher in biochemistry, was educated at Western Reserve University (B.A.) and attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar (B.A. and Ph.D.). Wilhelmi came to Emory from the faculty of Yale University in 1950 as professor and chairman of the biochemistry department; was named Charles Howard Candler Professor of Biochemistry in 1960; received Emory's Thomas Jefferson award for service to the University and community in 1979; and retired from teaching in that same year.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of office files including personal and professional correspondence, reports, subject files, certificates, legal documents, writings, and teaching materials. The files reflect Wilhelmi's career as a teacher and researcher in biochemistry. Also documented are his particular research interests in endocrinology and the pituitary gland.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.

Finding Aid Note

Preliminary inventory available in the repository.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 Correspondence and office files, A-D
2 Correspondence and office files, E-J
3 Correspondence and office files, K-P
4 Correspondence and office files, P-S
5 Correspondence and office files, S-Z. Includes 2 folders of unfiled material dated 1977-
6 National Pituitary Association: Reports, other widely distributed material
7 National Pituitary Association: Alfred E. Wilhelmi files; Grants files
8 Endocrine Society and endocrinology study sections
9 Biochemistry departmental affairs
10 Non-Emory organizations and committees; Emory organizations and committees.
11 Emory Organizations and committees; Hormone research including establishment of hormone program, monthly reports of hormone inventory, and specifications for certain hormones
12 Personal correspondence, alphabetical files
13 Teaching materials (Oxford); "Backchat," personnel files (CLOSED for 10 years from date of transfer at direction of Dr. Wilhelmi); manuscripts submitted to Wilhelmi for criticism and comment; Jane Russell Wilhelmi material; Cardboard tube with certificates including Jane Russell Wilhelmi-National Science Board and Alfred Wilhelmi-National Endowment for the Humanities and National Board of Medical Examiners
14 General correspondence, prior to 1966
15 Laboratory notebooks
16 Laboratory notebooks