Wiley, E. C., Papers

A Guide to the E. C. Wiley Papers, 1904, 1907, n.d. Ms.1960.006


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1960.006
Title
E. C. Wiley Papers1904, 1907, n.d.
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Wiley, E. C.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The collection includes a letter to Wiley regarding a job offer (1904), a letter and receipt to Mrs. Wiley regarding the return of a fox fur (1907), and two pieces of letterhead from Wiley's business used as scratch paper.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], E.C. Wiley Papers, Ms1960-006, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The E.C. Wiley Papers were donated to Special Collections in 1960.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the E.C. Wiley Papers commenced and was completed in 1960. Additional description was completed in April 2009.


Biographical Note

E.C. Wiley appears listed as a freshman in the 1886/1887 VAMC catalog. He does not appear in subsequent years. His name appears in the Annual Reports of the War Department for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1899: Report of the Chief Engineers, Part 3 as "master of dredge." No other information is available on Wiley.

Scope and Contents

The collection includes a letter to Wiley (1904), a letter and receipt to Mrs. Wiley (1907), and two pieces of letterhead from Wiley's business used as scratch paper for calculations.

The first letter to Wiley comes from W. T. Adams of the W.T. Adams Machine Company in Mississippi. Although it seems to include a job offer, the letter does not explain the details. The second letter, written to Mrs. Wiley, concerns her return of a fox neckpiece to E. Albrecht and Son, in Minnesota.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the E.C. Wiley Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

folder 1
Letter from W.T. Adams
1904
folder 1
Letter to Mrs. E.C. Wiley and receipt
1907
folder 1
Two sheets of E.C. Wiley, Mechanical Engineer letterhead with notes
n.d.