WILEY, BELL IRVIN, 1906-1980.
Bell Irvin Wiley papers, 1928-1981

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/901n1

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: Wiley, Bell Irvin, 1906-1980.
Title: Bell Irvin Wiley papers, 1928-1981
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 521
Extent: 138.5 linear feet (211 boxes), 3 oversized papers boxes and 1 oversized papers folder (OP), and AV Masters: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of Emory history professor Bell Irvin Wiley, including correspondence, writings, and research files primarily consisting of materials pertaining to the Civil War.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on access

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

Access to Series 9 is restricted.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction. Special restrictions also apply: no reproduction of materials in Series 9 is allowed.

Source

Gift, 1965 with subsequent additions.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Bell Irvin Wiley papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

March 14, 2001


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Bell Irvin Wiley (1906- 1980), born in Hall, Tennessee, married Mary Frances Harrison in 1938; they had two sons. In 1949 Wiley was appointed professor of history at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he remained until retirement in 1974. He was particularly interested in the Civil War and published widely in that area.

Bell Irvin Wiley (1906- 1980), born in Hall, Tennessee, married Mary Frances Harrison in 1938; they had two sons. In 1949 Wiley was appointed professor of history at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he remained until retirement in 1974. He was particularly interested in the Civil War and published widely in that area.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Bell Irvin Wiley from 1928-1981. The papers include personal papers; general correspondence; writings, including books, articles, reviews and speeches; and research files primarily consisting of materials pertaining to the Civil War. The research materials include copies of letters, diaries, and other primary source material, most of it printed and some on microfilm. The collection also includes professional activity files pertaining to Wiley's involvement in historical associations and editorial boards; and teaching and administrative files relating to his service on the history faculty of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Arrangement Note

Organized into eight series: (1) Personal papers, (2) General correspondence, (3) Writings: books, (4) Writings: non-book, (5) Teaching files, (6) General research files, (7) Professional activity files, (8) Emory administrative files, (9) and Restricted files.


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