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Series 1
Personal papers, circa 1937-1979
Boxes 1-9, OP1

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of personal papers of Bell Irvin Wiley from ca. 1937-1979. The papers include personal diaries (ca. 1948-1979), photographs, clippings, awards and certificates, diplomas, and items regarding Wiley's education and military experience. Of particular interest are the personal diaries of research trips made while Wiley was professor of history at Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia). The trips were made for the purpose of gathering research materials for scholarly projects on which he was working, and the diaries provide detailed descriptions of his efforts.

Box Folder Content
1 1 The Training of Negro Troops by Bell Wiley
1 2 Sino-Japanese War photographs
1 3 Correspondence with Dr. John Magreiter
1 4 Book estimate [correspondence]
1 5 George Craft, Jr. [correspondence]
1 6 Books donated to Pembroke College [correspondence]
1 7 Brochures on Borsalino hat
1 8 Prices of Civil War letters - 2 folders
1 9 News story about B1W
1 10 News stories about B1W [clippings and magazine]
1 11 Comments on Diary of . . .
1 12 CWTI and AHI duplicate lists
1 13 Lear-Fredendall [?] pictures
1 14 Car and apartment [correspondence]
1 15 Veteran's Administration [correspondence]
1 16 W.D. film list
1 17 Duplicate letters of recommendation
1 18 Evaluations of Civil War letters [correspondence]
1 19 Catalogs
1 20 Asbury trip [notes]
1 21 Thomas W. Broadfoot [correspondence] - 2 folders
1 22 Sid Berry article Life
1 23 Complacency in Error [article]
1 24 Asbury College reunion (photo)
1 25 Asbury College names and addresses
1 26 George Wiley's graduation (photos)
1 27 Ron Castle-Vila - price list
1 28 Prices of Civil War letters
2 1 Inventory and photos of Wiley house
2 2 Christmas card list
2 3 Account with John Wiley
2 4 Decameron [typescript]
2 5 Marine applications [correspondence]
2 6 Howard Perkins [correspondence]
2 7 CWT1
2 8 Georgia
2 9 Certificates
2 10 Oxford M.A. degree program
2 11 Correspondence about books
2 12 Insurance policy
2 13 Lee, Longstreet and other letters
2 14 Ocean Isle vacation
2 15 Papers on Negro troops in Korean War
2 16 Negro in WWII [notes]
2 17 Wiley festschrifter [?] [correspondence]
2 18 Wight [correspondence]
2 19 Georgia
2 20 CWT1
3 1 River Region Monographs
3 2 Clipping
3 3 Photo of BIW
3 4 Faulkner items - photocopies
3 5 Re Wiley Book Fund [correspondence]
3 6 European trips [journals, ledgers]
3 7 Certificate
3 8 University of Kentucky commencement program
3 9 Certificates
3 10 diploma
3 11 Lincoln College citation
3 12 Medical records
3 13 Papers re house rental
3 14 Bill Hogan's death [correspondence and items]
3 15 Wiley want list
3 16 Clinic and pharmacy bills
3 17 Newspaper article
3 18 Material for 1963 Christmas card
4 1 Christmas greetings [correspondence]
4 2 Photos, clippings army days
4 3 Newsletter material [Emory history]
4 4 Wiley activities (speeches)
4 5 Newsletter material - 2
4 6 News story
4 7 Material for NDEA application
4 8 Newsletter material
4 9 Wiley activities
4 10 Publications list
4 11 Newsletter material
4 12 Speeches, writings (Progress Report)
4 13 Speeches, publications
4 14 Write-up about Johnny Reb
4 15 List of lectures, 1967, 1970-1972
4 16 Citation and Membership
4 17 Stonewall brigade
4 18 Newsweek article
4 19 Clairborne Club membership certificate
4 20 Idaho State correspondence
4 21 Letter of B1W
4 22 Letter to Jack Tanner
4 23 History of AH project (correspondence 5 f.)
4 24 Correspondence about Wood letters
4 25 Georgia Conservancy correspondence
4 26 News story
4 27 John Wiley's academic records
4 28 Tanner and Gulliver letters
4 29 Bookswap
4 30 Classified material re Negroes in WWII
4 31 Paper on B.T. Washington
4 32 George Wiley's GRE scores
4 33 Mother Wiley's financial situation correspondence
5 1 Negroes in WWII
5 2 Course notes from Yale
5 3 Mercedes Benz
5 4 Correspondence about British seat belts
5 5 Vietnam
5 6 Scrapbook materials
5 7 Account with James Wiley
5 8 Material on Dick Benson - correspondence
5 9 Repairs of clock radio
5 10 World War II Soldier newspapers
5 11 Solders letters
5 12 CR speech
5 13 Division newspapers
5 14 Letter of recommendation
6 1 Tennessee River trip
6 2 Okefenokee-Stephen Foster Park
6 3 Certificate of Award
6 4 Western trip
6 5 Tokyo trip
6 6 Letters, Bell Wiley to Mary Frances Wiley, Korea and Japan, April-June 1974
6 7 Family letters from Japan
6 8 Letters of Wiley while in Europe
6 9 Letters of George Wiley while at UNC
6 10 George’s arrival, November 1946
6 11 John Hinkle correspondence
6 12 Correspondence with Joe Matthews
7 1 My articles
7 2 Debate material concerning Asbury College
7 3 Sermon and talk outlines
7 4 Journal of Western trip
7 5 Journal 1955-1956
7 6 Mexico City notes and correspondence
7 7 Journal 1959
8 1 Journals-Oriental
8 2 Journals-Mexico City
8 3 Lincoln College - photos and clippings
8 4 Journal 1958-1959
8 5 Journal-research
8 6 Journal-research trip
8 7 Journal-research trip 1952-1953
8 8 California, summer 1952 research
9 1 Journal 1953-1954
9 2 Journal 1949-1950
9 3 Meeting with H.L. Mencken
9 4 Bell Wiley awards
9 5 Wiley reserve commission records
9 6 "A Historian in His Armchair; an interview with Bell I. Wiley" by John Duncan, January 29, 1972
9 7 Obituary, April 6, 1980
OP1 1 Photograph, Ernest Vandiver and Bell Wiley, 1961
OP1 2 Photograph, Civil War Centennial Commission, 1961
OP1 3 Photograph, Bell Wiley, undated
OP1 4 Unidentified photograph
OP1 5 Confederate Memorial Literary Society Award of Merit, 1973
207 - Unprocessed material
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