Sally Padgett Wheeler papers, 1965-1987

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/901cx

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wheeler, Sally Padgett.
Title: Sally Padgett Wheeler papers, 1965-1987
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1037
Extent: .25 linear foot (1 box)
Abstract:Papers primarily relating to the publication of Sally Padgett Wheeler's article, "Light in August."
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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


Gift of Sally Padgett Wheeler, 2006.


[after identification of item(s)], Sally Padgett Wheeler papers, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Rose Library Director Steve Enniss as part of the Rose Library's holdings in American literature.


Processed by Elizabeth Russey, February 7, 2006.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Sally Padgett Wheeler was a graduate of Emory University, earning degrees from Oxford College in 1964, Emory College in 1966, and the graduate school in 1968.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers primarily related to the publication of Sally Padgett Wheeler's article "Light in August," from 1965-1987. The majority of the correspondence is from Cleanth Brooks, who gives editorial advice to Wheeler from 1970-1978. The papers also include an incomplete manuscript of "Light in August," a letter from Floyd Watkins, and a newspaper clipping concerning Watkins.

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Arranged by record type.

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Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, Brooks, Cleanth, 1970-1978
1 2 Correspondence, Watkins, Floyd, 1987
1 3 Correspondence, Wheeler, Sally [outgoing], 1970-1972
1 4 Correspondence, unidentified, 1965-1973
1 5 Manuscript, "Light in August," undated
1 6 Newspaper clipping concerning Floyd Watkins, undated