Series 7
Professional Activity Files, circa 1948-1981
Boxes 179-189, OP1-2

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of papers relating to the professional activities of Bell Irvin Wiley from ca. 1948-1981. The papers include correspondence, minutes, photographs, printed materials, receipts, and other miscellaneous records pertaining to Wiley's involvement in professional organizations, activity on advisory and editorial boards, speaking engagements, and seminars he conducted. Of particular interest are the papers pertaining to his work with the Southern Historical Association, of which he served as president (1955); the National Historical Society; the Organization of American Historians; and the Civil War Centennial Commission.

Box Folder Content
179 1 Papers: Builders of the New South AHA-SHA meeting
179 2 Programs of lectures
179 3 Civil War Roundtable speeches [correspondence]
179 4 Speeches 1974 [correspondence]
179 5 CWRT 1976 Fogel Symposium on UB Phillips
179 6 AHA newsletter
179 7 London trip
179 8 Stone Mountain, suggested inscriptions
179 9 Lists of Presidents AHA, MVHA, SHA
179 10 Future historical meetings
179 11 State history cassettes project
179 12 National Historical Society info sheets
179 13 History House consultant
179 14 Archives Advisory Council
179 15 National Archives Advisory Council
179 16 Mary E. Massey SHA address
179 17 Evaluation of "The Story of John Morgan" for University of Kentucky Press
179 18 Evaluation for LSU
179 19 Evaluation for Memphis State Press
179 20 Savannah trip. Friends of the Library
179 21 Evaluation for Texas A and M
179 22 Dalton, Georgia speaking engagement
179 23 Savannah trip
179 24 McCallie school-James A. Vann lecturer
179 25 Speech at Le Tournean College
179 26 Hattiesburg, MI
179 27 Manassan-VMI CWRT
179 28 Coastal Georgia Historical Society-speeches
179 29 Tennessee trip 1975-Univ. of TN
179 30 CWRT Digest
179 31 Jefferson Davis Association
179 32 National Historical Society [correspondence]
179 33 NHS Best Friend Book Award
179 34 NHS Business and Correspondence
179 35 NHS National Association Philadelphia 1976
179 36 NHS Advisory Board addresses
179 37 NHS National Association Springfield 1974
179 38 NHS National Association Charlottesville 1970
179 39 NHS Meeting 1971
179 40 NHS 1971
179 41 NHS Book Award 1972
179 42 NHS Book Award 1973
179 43 NHS National Assembly Denver 1973
179 44 NHS Newsletters
179 45 NHS National Association Philadelphia 1971
179 46 NHS 1971 Book Contest
179 47 NHS Programs for national assemblies
179 48 NHS minutes of advisory board meetings
179 49 NHS advisory board meeting, Washington, D.C. 1970
179 50 NHS correspondence 1972
179 51 NHS Nashville National Association 1972
179 52 NHS correspondence 1969-1970
179 53 "Irrepressible Conflict" paper at OAH meeting
179 54 Augustin Hansell Memoirs
180 1 Biographical summaries - Kyoto students
180 2 Kyoto lecture notes
180 3 Correspondence re: Kyoto seminar
180 4 Calling cards of people met in Japan, Australia, New Zealand
180 5 Correspondence, papers about Australia, New Zealand trip
180 6 Photos, programs, participants American June Seminar, New Zealand
180 7 Itinerary, copies of grant to Japan, Australia
180 8 Program - Kyoto seminar
180 9 Kyoto seminar lectures
180 10 Correspondence about Kyoto seminar
180 11 Programs of Melbourne conference
180 12 Receipts for color TV and tape recorder
180 13 Kyoto seminar schedules
180 14 Receipts for antiques Melbourne, Australia
180 15 Certificate of appreciation, Kyoto seminar
180 16 Material on Hong Kong, Tahiti maps
180 17 Bills and receipts Far East Trip
180 18 Additional bills, Japan
180 19 Receipts for gifts shipped from Japan
180 20 Allan Nevins letters
180 21 Jefferson Davis award committee
180 22 University of South Mississippi oral history project
180 23 Valdosta speech 1979
180 24 Evaluation for Pennsylvania State Press
180 25 Notes for UNC press
180 26 Bruce Catton on Wiley as CW historian
180 27 Evaluation for Mrs. Ellen Fenner Wilde
180 28 Confederate air force certificates
180 29 Wiley speech to Capitol Historical Society
180 30 Speech at Chattanooga
180 31 Speech at Young Harris 1979
180 32 Mount Holyoke 1979 seminar
180 33 Speech to Sons of Confederate Veterans, Greenville, SC, 12/6/79
180 34 Clemson 1980
180 35 Chattanooga CWRT
180 36 Tuscaloosa 1980
180 37 Jackson, MI Belhaven College
180 38 Mississippi Historical Society 1980
180 39 Marshall College
180 40 Bowling Green State University
180 41 Baton Rouge CWRT, Jackson, MI CWRT
180 42 Confederate Historical Institute
180 43 Arkansas Historical Association 1980
180 44 Macon Junior College 1980
180 45 Harrisburg CWRT May 1980
180 46 Frankfurt, KY 1980
180 47 Warren Wilson College
180 48 Fort Benning Speech
180 49 Speech Atlanta CWRT
180 50 Wiley speech topics
180 51 Evaluation, Univ. of Alabama press
180 52 Southern Regional Council
180 53 Macon meeting
180 54 List of CWR tables 1977
180 55 Evaluation, Memphis State University press
180 56 Evaluation, Univ. Press of Mississippi
180 57 Evaluation, PA State Univ. press
180 58 Evaluation LSU press
180 59 Membership list CWRTs
180 60 List of CWRTs 1978-1979
180 61 Savannah Georgia speech
180 62 NHS Advisory Board names and addresses
180 63 NHS National Assembly - speakers
180 64 NHS National Assembly 1979
180 65 NHS National Assembly 1981
180 66 Best 1st Book 1978 NHS
180 67 NHS essay contests
180 68 NHS essay subjects
180 69 NHS National Association 1981
180 70 NHS National Association 1975
180 71 NHS miscellaneous 1979, 1980
180 72 NHS file of prior assembly programs
180 73 NHS 1978, 1979
180 74 NHS National Association 1978
180 75 NHS National Association 1977
180 76 NHS Philadelphia assembly
180 77 NHS 1st book contest
180 78 NHS best 1st book published 1975
180 79 NHS Philadelphia 1976
180 80 NHS file of essay contests
180 81 JHA meeting Atlanta 1979
180 82 OAH meeting
180 83 Material about Stibbs letters
180 84 Jeff Davis award
180 85 Auburn
180 86 Texas A & M
180 87 Geo. Lib Association speech
180 88 S.C. Lib. Association
180 89 McMurry College
180 90 Speeches 1978
180 91 Speaking trip, Indianapolis
180 92 Wofford college
180 93 Speech - Florence, SC
180 94 Denison University
180 95 Minnesota, St. Paul
180 96 Arkansas speeches
180 97 Martin College
180 98 D.C. CWRT
180 99 Chicago CWRT
180 100 Del March College
180 101 Asheville
180 102 Chapel Hill, VMI, Lynchburg
180 103 Evaluation for U of K
180 104 CWRT list of 1972
180 105 Evaluation LSU press
180 106 U of AL, Birmingham
180 107 Monteagle, Michigan
180 108 Harding College, Arkansas
180 109 Berea; Ind. Historical Society
180 110 University of Arkansas, SHA
180 111 Cohen College, SC
181 1 J.P. Young lectures
181 2 Univesrity of Michiagn lectures
181 3 SHA Louisville trip
181 4 Harmsworth nominations AHA
181 5 Savannah trip, Atlanta CWRT
181 6 OAH - meeting Washington
181 7 Hungry Club forum
181 8 Requirements to teach in Christian Institution, NC
181 9 Western Historical Association Meeting
181 10 AHA San Francisco
181 11 Reprint proposal-McCowat-Mercer
181 12 News clippings about Wiley speeches
181 13 Mitchell College [speaking eng.]
181 14 Miscellaneous correspondence Western speaking trip
181 15 San Francisco
181 16 Detroit, Chicago CWRT
181 17 Univ. of Washington Boeing Management Club
181 18 Converse College
181 19 Ohio Wesleyan, Otterbein
181 20 Eastern Illinois University
181 21 American Catton Shippers Assoc.
181 22 Brevard College
181 23 Southern Illinois Univ.
181 24 Miscellaneous speeches
181 25 Stone Mountain dedication
181 26 Fitzpatrick plantation
181 27 National Humanities Interdisciplinary Local Instruction Proposal
181 28 Fan letters ca. V.P. Agnew at Stone Mountain
181 29 SHA meeting, Miami 1972
181 30 OAH meeting 1973
181 31 AHA meeting 1972
181 32 Advisory Board for Archival Affairs
181 33 LQC Lamar Society meeting
181 34 Southern Regional Council
181 35 AHA campaign
181 36 CWCC - Official Records Guide Index - [Correspondence]
181 37 Civil War Bibliography Project - CWCC
181 38 SHA session on W.J. Cash
181 39 Evaluation of Dobbins papers
181 40 U.B. Phillips marker
181 41 White House luncheon honoring A. Lincoln
181 42 CWRT members
181 43 AHA meeting, NY 1966
181 44 Konigswinter Papers by Wiley
181 45 Treatment of Negroes in Atlanta area textbooks 1969-1970
181 46 State CWCC
181 47 Warren Akin Day
181 48 Civil War Centennial Assoc.
181 49 Jefferson Davis Papers Project
181 50 CWCC photos
181 51 William Hodnett Family Day
181 52 Narrative for Atlanta-Rama taped by BIW
181 53 Lowenheim Case
181 54 MVHA nominating committee
181 55 Segregation decision file
181 56 National Council for Social Studies
181 57 Jim Silvers speech SHA
181 58 MVHA papers
181 59 AHA meeting December 1950
181 60 SHA Program 1951
181 61 Helen Bullock - National Council for Historical Sites
181 62 SHA Program 1948
181 63 OR Guide Index CWCC
181 64 Jim Shipps
182 1 Tour guides to Civil War historic sites
182 2 Civil War and battles of Corinth and Shiloh CWCC 12'' X 16''
182 3 Civil War Centennial Commission publications arranged by state
182 4 Civil War Round Table publications arranged by state
182 5 Civil War publications issued by business arranged by name of business or company
182 6 Tour guides to historic sites of Civil War arranged by name of site
182 7 Journal of the Confederate Historical Society
182 8 Southern Regional Council "A Hundred Years Later"
182 9 Newspapers and clippings re Civil War
OP1 7 European lecture posters
OP2 - European lecture posters
Civil War Centennial: Collected material
OP1 6 Civil War Centennial work
183 1 Civil War Round Table publications arranged alphabetically by state
183 2 Civil War items published by businesses
183 3 Civil War collected items arranged alphabetically by state
183 4 Tour guides to Civil War sites arranged alphabetically by state
183 5 Newspapers and clippings re Civil War
Writings Series
184 1 Copy for McCowat - Mercer reprint
184 2 Civil War Book Club [correspondence]
184 3 CWRT trip
Civil War Centennial Commission Papers
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 1-12 January 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 13-26 January 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 27 January-9 February 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 10-23 February 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 24 February-8 March 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 9-22 March 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 23 March-5 April 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 6-19 April 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 20 April-3 May 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 4-17 May 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 18-31 May 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 1-14 June 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 15-28 June 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 29 June-12 July 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 13-26 July 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 27 July-9 August 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 10-23 August 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 24 August-6 September 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV1 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 7-20 September 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 21 September-4 October 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 5-18 October 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 19 October-1 November 1964 [original: open reel tape]
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 2-15 November 1964
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 16-29 November 1964
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 30 November-13 December 1964
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 14-27 December 1964
AV2 - Georgia Civil War Centennial News, 28 December 1964-1 January 1965
184 4 National Assembly 1965
184 5 Minutes of Commission meetings
184 6 National Assembly
184 7 Executive Committee meetings-minutes
184 8 Reports of Commission
184 9 Legislation - law establishing commission
184 10 Rules of procedure
184 11 Commission staff
184 12 News releases
184 13 General correspondence
184 14 General correspondence, 1959
184 15 General correspondence, 1961
184 16 Newspaper and magazine stories
184 17 General Grant - Jewry controversy
184 18 General Correspondence 1960
184 19 Wiley speeches at National Association
184 20 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1963
184 21 Committee on historical activities
184 22 Meeting of August. 1961
184 23 August 30, 1961 meeting of Commission and preliminaries and follow up
184 24 Washington trip, January 1962
184 25 Washington trip, October 1961
184 26 Charleston national Association
184 27 National Assembly May 1963
184 28 Vouchers for travel
184 29 Awards committee
184 30 Awards committee meeting February 1965
184 31 Committee on Historical Activities 1979
184 32 CWCC 1964
185 1 European trip - schedules, correspondence, miscellaneous
185 2 Publicity material, Korea, 1974
185 3 Holt lecture writings
Wiley presidency of SHA
185 4 Thoughts on Pres. address
185 5 SHA meeting 1955
185 6 Business luncheon
185 7 Council meeting
185 8 File
185 9 Material about Wiley consultation on Time-Life book, The Old South, correspondence
185 10 Smithsonian consultantship 1967
185 11 Honorary degree Tulane
185 12 Lee and Grant Georgeson "Centennial Turns"
186 1 Notes on AHA meeting 1950
186 2 SAA business
186 3 Bob Land's paper on National Register process
186 4 Report on National Archives survey
186 5 Suggestions for Program SHA
186 6 1952 AHA meeting
186 7 Minnesota Valley SHA program
186 8 Atlanta CWR Table
186 9 AAA-SHA program
186 10 1952 SHA program
186 11 MVHA program
186 12 MVHA membership drive 1952
186 13 Randall professorship, University of Illinois
186 14 Archives Advisory Council
186 15 Southern Regional Council Auditor's Report
186 16 Southern Regional Council annual meeting
186 17 Lillian Smith competition
186 18 Southern Regional Council annual meeting 1972
186 19 SRC 1970
186 20 Lillian Smith prize 1972
186 21 1970 Lillian Smith Award
186 22 Continuing interests in CW - figures on visits to parks
186 23 LQC Lamar Society
186 24 Roster of Civil War Round Tables
186 25 Mike Dougan article
186 26 Vicksburg battle trip
186 27 Notes for Appomattox Day speech
186 28 Trip to Lexington, KY
186 29 White House luncheon 1965
186 30 Fleming lecture announcements
186 31 SHA meeting 1956
186 32 AHA meeting 1969
186 33 Women's Hall of Fame committee
186 34 SHA 1942, 1946 program
186 35 "Meet the Professor" ABC TV 1962
186 36 Speaking engagements 1959
186 37 CWRT 1950
186 38 Mrs. Simon Baruch Award
186 39 MVHA award 1951
187 1 KY CWRT
187 2 Tuskegee
187 3 Washington, Richmond, Salemsberg, NC
187 4 Greensboro, High Point
187 5 Tampa, Orlando
187 6 Miami Univ. - Wittenberg trip
187 7 Speeches - Summer 1964
187 8 University of Pacific
187 9 Los Angeles, UCLA
187 10 Speeches 1964-1965
187 11 Bloomington - Hinsdale, IL
187 12 Texas (Mary Hardin-Baylor)
187 13 Notes for speech - Georgia Funeral Directors Association
187 14 Asbury commencement 1965
187 15 Columbus, Ohio trip
187 16 California trip
187 17 Howard College 1965
187 18 Texas trip
187 19 Capitol Historical Society speech
187 20 Speech, University of South Alabama
187 21 Milwaukee 1967
187 22 NC College, Durham
187 23 LSU 1967
187 24 Natchitoches, LA
187 25 Savannah 1967
187 26 Wesleyan 1967
187 27 SC College speeches
187 28 Correspondence re speeches
187 29 Jacksonville, FL public library
187 30 University of TN speech
187 31 West Virginia University
187 32 Association of American Hospital Consultants, speech
187 33 Gettysburg speech
187 34 SC colleges speeches
187 35 Binghamton, NY speech
187 36 SC colleges speeches 1968
187 37 Chicago trip 1969
187 38 Institute-Negro in American History - Appalachian State University
187 39 University of TN lectures
187 40 Speeches 1967-1969
187 41 Judson College
187 42 Columbia SC College
187 43 Southern Missionary College, speech
187 44 "Southern Woman" seminar, speakers
187 45 Texas A & M
187 46 Kansas History Teachers Association
187 47 Shiloh speech
187 48 Savannah trip
187 49 Millsaps
187 50 Metairie Park Country Day School
187 51 University of South Florida conference
187 52 Dickinson Wilson speaking trip
187 53 Far West - Ohio speaking trip
187 54 Appalachian college speech
187 55 St. Louis CWRT
187 56 Ohio speaking trip
187 57 VA Education Association notes from speech
187 58 Florida (St. Petersburg) trip
187 59 Furman speech
187 60 Asbury reunion
187 61 Kentucky CWRT
187 62 Pennington school
187 63 Chicago CWRT
187 64 Minneapolis CWRT
187 65 Wofford College
187 66 St. Louis CWRT
187 67 Jackson, Mississippi, Baton Rouge CWRT
187 68 Friends University, Wichita Kansas - Aborted
187 69 Chickamauga - Chattanooga speech - cancelled
187 70 Huntington College speech
187 71 Greensburg [PA] College
187 72 Valdosta State College
187 73 University of Alabama
187 74 Lincoln Club, Wilmington, Delaware
187 75 Tulane
187 76 "South Grows Up" proposed SHA address
187 77 SHA-AAA session
187 78 Bancroft Prize Committee
187 79 SHA meeting Washington
187 80 OAH 1969
187 81 The Memorable War, State Historical Society, Columbia, MO, 1958
188 1 Evaluation for University Press of Mississippi
188 2 Evaluation for Texas A and M
188 3 Barondese/Lincoln Award
188 4 Statement prepared for promotion by NHS of J Reb and Bil Yank
188 6 LSU republication of J Reb and BY
188 7 Evaluation for Tulane library - Dunlap family papers
188 8 Evaluation University of Georgia press - History of Georgia
188 9 OAH program, Atlanta
188 10 SHA program 1976
188 11 SHA meeting, New Orleans 1977
188 12 Research projects SHA
188 13 Gettysburg trip
188 14 Elkins, WV
Evaluations
188 15 Duke University Press
188 16 UNC Press
188 17 Tulane lib. - John Stibbs letters
188 18 LSU
188 19 Harcourt (3)
188 20 University of Tennessee Press
188 21 State University of NY
188 22 American Philosophical Society
188 23 University of Tennessee Press
188 24 Memphis State Press
188 25 Crowell
188 26 University of Texas Press
188 27 C W Times article
188 28 Doubleday
188 29 American Philosophical Society
188 30 University of SC Press
188 31 LSU 1967
188 32 UNC Press
188 33 UNC
188 34 Introduction by Wiley to Alice Cromie, Tour Guide to CW
Book evaluations
188 35 LSU Press
188 36 Harper
188 37 LSU Press
188 38 University of Texas Press
188 39 University of Georgia Press
188 40 University of Texas Press
188 41 Ohio State U
188 42 LSU
188 43 University of Texas (2)
188 44 University of Kentucky
188 45 University of Michigan
188 46 LSU Press
188 47 University of South Carolina Press
188 48 McCowat - Mercer
188 49 UNC Press
188 50 LSU
188 51 Oxford U Press
188 52 University of Texas
188 53 Macmillan
188 54 T.B. Gunn Diary, U of Chicago Press
188 55 U of Chicago
188 56 McCowat Mercer (3)
188 57 University of Texas Press
188 58 LSU
188 59 Manuscript 1949
188 60 U of Texas Press
188 61 McCowat - Mercer
188 62 Oxford Press
188 63 Rutgers University Press
188 64 Temple University publication
188 65 Oxford Press
188 66 Doubleday (2)
188 67 Daniel O'Flaherty "Reveille at Sundown"
188 68 Harvard UP
188 69 Oxford UP
188 70 Commentary to accompany Forbes drawings, Oxford UP
188 71 UNC Press
188 72 LSU Press
188 73 Singletary - negro militia
188 74 LSU Press
188 75 LSU (3)
188 76 University of Chicago
188 77 Johns Hopkins
188 78 University of Texas Press
188 79 LSU Press
188 80 University of Texas Press
188 81 University of Texas Press
Other
188 82 MOS correspondence [review of qualifications]
188 83 1959 military tour
188 84 1958 tour
188 85 Military misc. - 2 folders
188 86 SHA correspondence
188 87 Speaking engagements 1956
188 88 Correspondence about Wiley speaking engagements
188 89 Army tour 1964
188 90 Tour 1963 [Army]
188 91 1962 tour
188 92 Office of Chief of Military History advisory
188 93 committee
188 94 Promotion file 1960
188 95 Retirement - army
188 96 OCMH meeting
188 97 Current assignment Army
188 98 General Army correspondence
188 99 Military tour including orders
188 100 Army business
188 101 1959 tour
188 102 1960 tour
188 103 Reports on military tours, 1959-1960
188 104 Promotion file - Army
188 105 OCMH advisory committee
BBC-TV Programs "Making of America"
189 1 Outlines of possible segments
189 2 Correspondence, January-June 1966
189 3 Program IV: "The Separate South," preliminary draft, February 16, 1966
189 4 Program IV: "The Separate South," second draft, March 31, 1966
189 5 Program IV: "The Separate South," adoption of final draft
189 6 Program IV: "The Separate South," scripts [filmed May 7, 1966]
189 7 Program IV: "The Separate South," typescript carbon
189 8 Program IV: "The Separate South," camera script, May 7, 1966
189 9 Program IV: "The Separate South," dubbing commentary
189 10 Program V: "The Road to War," preliminary draft, February 16, 1966
189 11 Program V: "The Road to War," second draft, March 31, 1966
189 12 Program V: "The Road to War," script [filmed May 14, 1966]
189 13 Program V: "The Road to War," typescript carbon
189 14 Program V: "The Road to War," camera script, May 14, 1966
189 15 Program V: "The Road to War," dubbing commentary
189 16 Program VI: "The Civil War," preliminary draft, February 16, 1966
189 17 Program VI: "The Civil War," second draft, March 31, 1966
189 18 Program VI: "The Civil War," script [filmed May 21, 1966]
189 19 Program VI: "The Civil War," typescript carbon
189 20 Program VI: "The Civil War," camera script
189 21 Program VI: "The Civil War," dubbing commentary
"Making of America" book
189 22 Correspondence and Wily chapters: "The Separate South", "Road to War", "Civil War", 1967
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