Louis Wiley Papers

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LOUIS WILEY PAPERS
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Call Number: A.W67
Dates: 1858 - 1954
Physical Description: 14 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
CORRESPONDENCE
Box I: Indexed Correspondence, 1858-1909
Box II: Indexed Correspondence, 1910-1920
Box III: Indexed Correspondence, 1921-1923
Box IV: Indexed Correspondence, 1924-1927
Box V: Indexed Correspondence, 1928-1930
Box VI: Indexed Correspondence, 1931-1932
Box VII: Indexed Correspondence, 1933-1934
Box VIII: Indexed Correspondence, 1935-1954, and undated
Box IX: Unindexed Correspondence, 1873-1929
Box X: Unindexed Correspondence, 1930-1953, undated and unidentified
Subject File
Box XI
Box XII
Box XIII
Box XIV
Box XV
Box XVI
Box XVII
PACKAGES
LETTER ALBUM
Presented to Louis Wiley, guest of honor, at the 36th annual dinner of the Society of the Genesee, February 4, 1935. Album contains 197 letters (indexed).
PASTEL PORTRAIT
Louis Wiley by Nikol Schattenstein (1877-1954, Russian American artist).
Collection Overview
Title: LOUIS WILEY PAPERS
Call Number: A.W67
Dates: 1858 - 1954
Physical Description: 14 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Correspondence and other papers of Louis Wiley (1869‑1935), newspaperman in Rochester and New York City, and business manager of the New York Times for 29 years.

The bulk of the correspondence has been indexed and includes letters written to Wiley by persons prominent in government and newspapers, and in the business, social and entertainment worlds from the early 1900s until Wiley's death in 1935. Correspondents include Franklin D. Roosevelt, Walter Duranty, David Belasco, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, William Allen White, Sir Thomas Lipton, Nicholas Murray Butler, Alfred E. Smith, Edna Ferber, Andrew Mellon, William S. Hart, Carrie Chapman Catt, William E. Werner, Cardinal Hayes, Admiral Byrd, Eleanor Roosevelt, Margaret Bourke‑White, James Farley, Adolph S. Ochs, and Lord Beaverbrook.

Scope and Content
A great portion of the letters are concerned with Society of the Genesee meetings or are birthday and congratulatory letters to Wiley.

The collection also includes biographical material about Wiley and his family, articles and speeches written by Wiley, and by others about Wiley, newspaper clippings and articles about various dinners honoring Wiley, and about the New York Times and its publisher Adolph S. Ochs.

There is a large collection of photographs of Wiley and his friends and family at home and abroad. Also, a group of his decorations from foreign countries, honorary college degrees and various testimonials given him on birthdays and business anniversaries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented to the University of Rochester by Mr. Wiley's brothers and sisters: Julian and Max Wiley, the Misses Wiley and Mrs. Abraham Benedict, April 17, 1953, April 24, 1953 and April 27, 1959.Access
The LOUIS WILEY PAPERS is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
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[Item title, item date], LOUIS WILEY PAPERS, A.W67, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
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Content List
CORRESPONDENCE
Box I: Indexed Correspondence, 1858-1909
Folder 1: Indexed Correspondence, 1858-1896
Folder 2: Indexed Correspondence, January-May 1897
Folder 3: Indexed Correspondence, June-December 1897
Folder 4: Indexed Correspondence, 1898
Folder 5: Indexed Correspondence, 1899
Folder 6: Indexed Correspondence, January-July 1900
Folder 7: Indexed Correspondence, August-December 1900
Folder 8: Indexed Correspondence, January-May 1901
Folder 9: Indexed Correspondence, June-December 1901
Folder 10: Indexed Correspondence, January-May 1902
Folder 11: Indexed Correspondence, June-July 1902
Folder 12: Indexed Correspondence, August 1902
Folder 13: Indexed Correspondence, September-December 1902
Folder 14: Indexed Correspondence, January 1903
Folder 15: Indexed Correspondence, February-December 1903
Folder 16: Indexed Correspondence, 1904
Folder 17: Indexed Correspondence, 1905
Folder 18: Indexed Correspondence, 1906
Folder 19: Indexed Correspondence, 1907
Folder 20: Indexed Correspondence, 1908
Folder 21: Indexed Correspondence, 1909
Box II: Indexed Correspondence, 1910-1920
Folder 1: Indexed Correspondence, 1910
Folder 2: Indexed Correspondence, 1911
Folder 3: Indexed Correspondence, 1912
Folder 4: Indexed Correspondence, 1913
Folder 5: Indexed Correspondence, 1914
Folder 6: Indexed Correspondence, 1915
Folder 7: Indexed Correspondence, 1916
Folder 8: Indexed Correspondence, 1917
Folder 9: Indexed Correspondence, 1918
Folder 10: Indexed Correspondence, 1919
Folder 11: Indexed Correspondence, 1920
Box III: Indexed Correspondence, 1921-1923
Folder 1: Indexed Correspondence, January-March 1921
Folder 2: Indexed Correspondence, April-June 1921
Folder 3: Indexed Correspondence, July-September 1921
Folder 4: Indexed Correspondence, October 1-9, 1921
Folder 5: Indexed Correspondence, October 10-31, 1921
Folder 6: Indexed Correspondence, November-December 1921
Folder 7: Indexed Correspondence, January-February 1922
Folder 8: Indexed Correspondence, March-May 1922
Folder 9: Indexed Correspondence, June-August 1922
Folder 10: Indexed Correspondence, September-December 1922
Folder 11: Indexed Correspondence, January-February 1923
Folder 12: Indexed Correspondence, March-April 1923
Folder 13: Indexed Correspondence, May-July 1923
Folder 14: Indexed Correspondence, August-December 1923
Box IV: Indexed Correspondence, 1924-1927
Folder 1: Indexed Correspondence, January-April 1924
Folder 2: Indexed Correspondence, May-July 1924
Folder 3: Indexed Correspondence, August-December 1924
Folder 4: Indexed Correspondence, January-June 1925
Folder 5: Indexed Correspondence, July-October 1925
Folder 6: Indexed Correspondence, November-December 1925
Folder 7: Indexed Correspondence, January-May 1926
Folder 8: Indexed Correspondence, June-July 1926
Folder 9: Indexed Correspondence, August-December 1926
Folder 10: Indexed Correspondence, January-April 1927
Folder 11: Indexed Correspondence, May-June 1927
Folder 12: Indexed Correspondence, July-August 1927
Folder 13: Indexed Correspondence, September-December 1927
Box V: Indexed Correspondence, 1928-1930
Folder 1: Indexed Correspondence, January-August 1928
Folder 2: Indexed Correspondence, September-December 1928
Folder 3: Indexed Correspondence, January-May 10, 1929
Folder 4: Indexed Correspondence, May 11-29, 1929
Folder 5: Indexed Correspondence, May 30-31, 1929
Folder 6: Indexed Correspondence, June 1-10, 1929
Folder 7: Indexed Correspondence, June 11-30, 1929
Folder 8: Indexed Correspondence, July-October 1929
Folder 9: Indexed Correspondence, November-December 1929
Folder 10: Indexed Correspondence, January 1930
Folder 11: Indexed Correspondence, February 1930
Folder 12: Indexed Correspondence, March-June 1930
Folder 13: Indexed Correspondence, July-September 1930
Folder 14: Indexed Correspondence, October-December 1930
Box VI: Indexed Correspondence, 1931-1932
Folder 1: Indexed Correspondence, January-March 1931
Folder 2: Indexed Correspondence, April-June 1931
Folder 3: Indexed Correspondence, July-August 1931
Folder 4: Indexed Correspondence, September-October 1931
Folder 5: Indexed Correspondence, November-December 1931
Folder 6: Indexed Correspondence, January-March 28, 1932
Folder 7: Indexed Correspondence, March 29-31, 1932
Folder 8: Indexed Correspondence, April 1-8,1932
Folder 9: Indexed Correspondence, April 9-30, 1932
Folder 10: Indexed Correspondence, May-August 1932
Folder 11: Indexed Correspondence, September-October 1932
Folder 12: Indexed Correspondence, November-December 1932
Box VII: Indexed Correspondence, 1933-1934
Folder 1: Indexed Correspondence, January- March. 1933
Folder 2: Indexed Correspondence, April. 1933
Folder 3: Indexed Correspondence, May-June. 1933
Folder 4: Indexed Correspondence, July-September. 1933
Folder 5: Indexed Correspondence, October-December. 1933
Folder 6: Indexed Correspondence, January. 1934
Folder 7: Indexed Correspondence, February. 1934
Folder 8: Indexed Correspondence, March. 1934
Folder 9: Indexed Correspondence, April. 1934
Folder 10: Indexed Correspondence, May. 1934
Folder 11: Indexed Correspondence, June. 1934
Folder 12: Indexed Correspondence, July. 1934
Folder 13: Indexed Correspondence, August. 1934
Folder 14: Indexed Correspondence, September. 1934
Folder 15: Indexed Correspondence, October. 1934
Folder 16: Indexed Correspondence, November. 1934
Folder 17: Indexed Correspondence, December. 1934
Box VIII: Indexed Correspondence, 1935-1954, and undated
Folder 1: Indexed Correspondence, January 1-14, 1935
Folder 2: Indexed Correspondence, January 15-31, 1935
Folder 3: Indexed Correspondence, February 1-6, 1935
Folder 4: Indexed Correspondence, February 7-12, 1935
Folder 5: Indexed Correspondence, February 13-28, 1935
Folder 6: Indexed Correspondence, March 1-20, 1935
Folder 7: Indexed Correspondence, March 21, 1935
Folder 8: Indexed Correspondence, March 22-December 1935
Folder 9: Indexed Correspondence, 1936-1954
Folder 10: Indexed Correspondence, Undated: A-B
Folder 11: Indexed Correspondence, Undated: C-G
Folder 12: Indexed Correspondence, Undated: H-K
Folder 13: Indexed Correspondence, Undated: L-P
Folder 14: Indexed Correspondence, Undated: R-T
Folder 15: Indexed Correspondence, Undated: U-Z
Box IX: Unindexed Correspondence, 1873-1929
Folder 1: Not Indexed - Dated: 1873-1915
Folder 2: Not Indexed - Dated: 1916-1920
Folder 3: Correspondence Not Indexed, 1921
Folder 4: Correspondence Not Indexed, 1922
Folder 5: Correspondence Not Indexed, 1923-1926
Folder 6: Correspondence Not Indexed, January-June 1927
Folder 7: Correspondence Not Indexed, July-December 1927
Folder 8: Correspondence Not Indexed, 1928
Folder 9: Correspondence Not Indexed, January-May 29, 1929
Folder 10: Correspondence Not Indexed, May 30-31, 1929
Folder 11: Correspondence Not Indexed, May-June 1929 Birthday Telegrams
Folder 12: Correspondence Not Indexed, June-December 1929
Box X: Unindexed Correspondence, 1930-1953, undated and unidentified
Folder 1: Correspondence Not Indexed, 1930
Folder 2: Correspondence Not Indexed, 1931-1932
Folder 3: Correspondence Not Indexed, 1933-1934
Folder 4: Correspondence Not Indexed, January 1935
Folder 5: Correspondence Not Indexed, February 1-4, 1935
Folder 6: Correspondence Not Indexed, February 5-28, 1935
Folder 7: Correspondence Not Indexed, March-December 1935
Folder 8: Correspondence Not Indexed, March 20, 1935
Folder 9: Correspondence Not Indexed, March 21, 1935
Folder 10: Correspondence Not Indexed, 1941-1953
Folder 11: Correspondence Not Indexed, Not Identified
Folder 12: Correspondence Not Indexed, Undated
Folder 13: Snags
Subject File
Box XI
Folders
Folder 1:Biographical Material
Folder 2:Commencement Programs
Folder 3:Dinner Programs (1 of 2)
Folder 4:Dinner Programs (2 of 2)
Folder 5: Death, Funeral, Will Papers (1 of 2)
Folder 6: Death, Funeral, Will Papers (2 of 2)
Folder 7: Family Deaths
Folder 8: Greeting and Calling Cards (1 of 3)
Folder 9: Greeting and Calling Cards (2 of 3)
Folder 10: Greeting and Calling Cards (3 of 3)
Folder 11:Guest Lists
Box XII
Folders
Folder 1: Index to Scrapbooks
Folder 2: Membership Cards, etc.
Folder 3: Houghton (Alanson B.) Dinner
Folder 4: New York Times
Folder 5: Memorabilia
Folder 6: Rochester Press Club Honors Wiley
Folder 7: Ochs, Adolph Simon
Folder 8: President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt 1933-1944
Folder 9: Society of Genesee Honors Wiley
Folder 10: Steuben County Society Honors Wiley
Folder 11: William Howard Taft
Folder 12: Woodrow Wilson
Box XIII
Folder
Folder 1: Articles & Speeches by Wiley, 1891-1919
Folder 2: Articles & Speeches by Wiley 1920-1925
Folder 3: Articles & Speeches by Wiley, 1926-1927
Folder 4: Articles & Speeches by Wiley, 1928-1930
Folder 5: Articles & Speeches by Wiley, 1931-1932
Folder 6: Articles & Speeches by Wiley, 1933
Folder 7: Articles & Speeches by Wiley, 1934-1935
Folder 8: Articles & Speeches by Wiley, undated
Folder 9: "Rochester Recollections"
Box XIV
Folder
Folder 1: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1902-1923
Folder 2: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1924-1926
Folder 3: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1927-1928
Folder 4: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1929
Folder 5: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1930
Folder 6: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1931
Folder 7: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1932-1933
Folder 8: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1934
Folder 9: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1935
Folder 10: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1936-1939
Folder 11: Articles & Speeches About Wiley 1940-1956
Folder 12: Articles & Speeches About Wiley undated
Box XV
Photographs
Folder 1: Photographs of Louis Wiley (1 of 2)
Folder 2: Photographs of Louis Wiley (2 of 2)
Folder 3: Photographs Of Wiley in Hollywood
Folder 4: Photographs of Hunting/ Fishing Trip in Yugoslavia
Folder 5: Photographs Of Rochester Press Club
Folder 6: Photographs of Louis Wiley and Various Persons (1 of 3)
Folder 7: Photographs of Louis Wiley and Various Persons (2 of 3)
Folder 8: Photographs of Louis Wiley and Various Persons (3 of 3)
Box XVI
Photographs
Folder 1: Wiley and Others in London, Yugoslavia, Ireland, Mexico, Cuba, and Nassau (1 of 2)
Folder 2: Wiley and Others in London, Yugoslavia, Ireland, Mexico, Cuba, and Nassau (2 of 2)
Folder 3: Wiley Family Photographs (1 of 2)
Folder 4: Wiley Family Photographs (2 of 2)
Folder 5: New York Times Staff 1921-1959 (1 of 2)
Folder 6: New York Times Staff 1921-1959 (2 of 2)
Folder 7: Travels Abroad Various Ships (1 of 2)
Folder 8: Travels Abroad Various Ships (2 of 2)
Box XVII
Diaries and Photograph Albums
Folder 1: Autograph Book, 1883
Folder 2: Father's Memorandum Book, N.D.
Folder 3: Tiffany Co. Memorandum, 1927
Folder 4: Carrie Wiley Diary, 1934
Folder 5: "My Trip Abroad" Journal, 1921
Folder 6: "My Trip Abroad" Journal, 1923
Folder 7: Places Visited Journal, 1924
Folder 8: Photograph Album: Astor Estate, Thames River, Jung Frau, Baisingen, Amsterdam-Rotterdam
Folder 9: Photograph Album
PACKAGES
1. Honorary College Degrees
University of Rochester
Wabash College
Hobart College
University of Kentucky
Alfred University
Lafayette College
2. Testimonials
3. Foreign Decorations and Honors
Officier de L'Instruction Publique France
Chevalier of the Royal Batallion Greece
Member of Legion of Honor France
Chevalier of Order of Crown of Italy Italy
Officer of Order of Leopold II Belgium
Officer of the Crown of Roumamia Roumania
Commander's Cross of Order of St. Sgva Yugoslavia
Officer of Legion of Honor France Gold Medal France
Commander of Order of the Redeemer Greece Officer's Cross Poland
Commendatore of Order of Crown of Italy Italy
Commandeur de l?Etoile Noire de Benin France
St. Sava First Degree Yugoslavia
Commander of Legion of Honor France
4. Wiley Photographs ‑ Engraving Plates
5. Sketches of Wiley (2 by Enrico Caruso)
6. Photographs of Wiley Friends
7. Photographs of Wiley With Others
8. Photographs of Wiley
9. Decorations and Medals (Serbia, Yugoslavia)
10. Decorations and Medals (France, Italy, Greece, Roumania, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Belgium)
LETTER ALBUM
Presented to Louis Wiley, guest of honor, at the 36th annual dinner of the Society of the Genesee, February 4, 1935. Album contains 197 letters (indexed).
PASTEL PORTRAIT
Louis Wiley by Nikol Schattenstein (1877-1954, Russian American artist).


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