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WILBUR, AARON, 1821-1865.
Aaron Wilbur papers, 1863-1865

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322



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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wilbur, Aaron, 1821-1865.
Title: Aaron Wilbur papers, 1863-1865
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 242
Extent: 0.25 linear foot (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of Aaron Wilbur, aide de camp to Georgia Governor Joseph E. Brown, from 1863-1865.
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.

Related Materials in This Repository

Joseph Emerson Brown papers


Purchase from Keith M. Read, 1938.

Custodial History

Forms part of the Keith M. Read Confederate collection. Materials in this collection were among several related but distinct collections purchased in a single transaction from the same collector.


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

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Emory University Librarian Margaret Jemison as part of the Rose Library's holdings in Southern history and the Civil War.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Aaron Wilbur served as an aide de camp to Georgia Governor Joseph E. Brown and as state purchasing agent.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Aaron Wilbur including correspondence, a carte-de-visite of Wilbur, and a memorandum. Correspondence is between Wilbur and Governor Brown and between Wilbur and others. Memorandum involves state business expenses.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, 1863
1 2 Correspondence, 1864
1 3 Resolution regarding Savannah’s surrender, Masonic Hall meeting, December 28, 1864
1 4 Correspondence and financial memoranda, 1865, 1910
1 5 Col. Aaron Wilbur, carte-de-visite, undated