Jesse Ely Wills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0001

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains literary correspondence, poems, and manuscripts of poet and businessman Jesse Ely Wills.

Dates

  • 1915 - 1977

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Jesse Ely Wills, 1899-1977, a Nashville native, was a member of the group of poets who met in Nashville in the early 1920's to write and publish the influential literary magazine The Fugitive. He was an officer and executive of the National Life and Accident Insurance Company during his business career and was active in Vanderbilt University affairs as a member of the Board of Trust and chairman of the Board of the Joint University Libraries.

Extent

2.52 Linear Feet (6 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains literary correspondence, poems, and manuscripts of poet and businessman Jesse Ely Wills.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Poems by Jesse Wills

Poems by Jesse E. Wills:

Location key:

J - Juvenilia - Box 2, Folder 2

F - Fugitive - Box 2, Folder 3-4

EL - Early and Late - Box 3, Folder 1-6

CP - Conversation Piece - Box 4, Folder 1-5

N - Nashville and Other Poems - Box 4, Folder 6-11

"Agriochaerus," F, EL

"And Fifty Years," CP

"And Will Be?" EL

"Arlington National Cemetary," F,EL

"Armageddon," EL

"The Artisans," CP

"Atom End," CP

"Audubon," N

"Aunt Minnie," F, EL

"Automobile Ride," F, EL

"Bat Magic," EL

"Belleek Valentine," EL

"Biography," N

"Black Sheep," F

"Boy and Bird," N

"Bystander," CP

"Canticle for Animals," N

"Cape Cod, 1960," CP

"Casual Reference, Book Obscure," CP

"Centuries," N

"Changes," F

"Conjunction," CP

"Consider the Heavens," F, EL

"Contrast," J

"Conversation Piece," CP

"Crystal Gazer," F

"Deliver Us," N

"The Depths," F

"Devil's Advocate," EL

"Discovery," EL

"Domina," N

"Double View," J

"Dream," F, EL

"Dust," F, EL

"Eden," F

"Estes Park, 1919," J

"Evening Grosbeak," CP

"Extinction," J

"Ex-Wizardry," J

"Fall Mockery," CP

"False Dawn," F

"Fear," F, EL

"Felix Adair," F

"Final Note," N

"The Flesh of Flowers," EL

"For a Daughter," CP

"For My Father," N

"Form and Formless," N

"From a Window," F

"Full Circle," CP

"A Fundamentalist," F, EL

"The Generations," N

"Gone," N

"Gray," CP

"Green," N

"The Half Men," EL

"Half Said," CP

"Happenstances," N

"The Happy Home," J

"Harbor Changes," N

"Healing," F, EL

"Hermitage," CP

"High Moment," CP

"The Hills Remember," F, EL

"I Have Known Many," EL

"I Would Give Thanks," EL

"In the Day-Coach," J

"Incognito," EL

"The Last Confederate," CP

"Lausanne," F

"Less Seriously," N

"Libraries," N

"Life," J

"Lightning's Blink," F, EL

"The Lights Go Out," N

"Love's End," N

"The Man Who Really Knew," EL

"Meditations of a Wasp," N

"The Metal from the Ore," EL

"Miracle," EL

"Misery," J

"Misgiving," N

"Nashville," N

"Night Windows," F, EL

"November, 1957," EL

"Of Many Mockingbirds," N

"Old Leaves," EL

"On a Picture of Earth," N

"On Hearing of the Death of a Friend," CP

"Once," EL

"Optimist," J

"Parable," F, EL

"Pictures Out of Frame," EL

"Prayer," EL

"Premonition," F, EL

"Primavera," F, EL

"The Proposal," F

"Question," N

"Question Mark and Elegy," EL

"Red," N

"Red Even," F, EL

"Rejuvenescence," CP

"Remembrances For D.D.," N

"Requiem for a Church Condemned," EL

"Requiescat," N

"Revery," EL

"Riddle," F, EL

"A Rondeau to Dreams," J

"A Rondeau to Louise," J

"Safeguards," N

"Salute to T.L.T.," EL

"The Savage," J

"September," CP

"Seven Days," CP

"Six Sonnets to the Bridge Club," CP

"Snow Prayers," F, EL

"Spring," J

"The Survivors," F, EL

"The Swallows Speak," J

"Sword and Spirit," CP

"Thomason the Historian," EL

"Three Rabbits," F

"Three Sonnets to Jones," CP

"Through the Window," EL

"Time Worn," EL

"To a Portrait of Ellen," EL

"To a Tired Clerk," F, EL

"To the Bugle Not Blown," F, EL

"Treason," CP

"Trinity," F, EL

"Two Children," N

"Underground," N "Upside Down," N

"Veterans," CP

"Warbler," CP

"The Watchers," EL

"The Waters Above and Below," CP

"What Things Endure," N

"Whence," CP

"White," N

"Whose," CP

"Why," CP

"Winter Garden," CP

"Winter Rite," N

"Wisdom," J

"Within the Storm," N

"Words," EL

Index of Correspondents

Index of Correspondents:

This is a name index of the correspondents of Jesse Ely Wills. The figure(s) in parentheses immediately following each name denotes the total number of letters from that person in the collection; the dates are for the time of the letters. The full name of the writer is given whenever possible. The last number given refers to the box and folder in which the correspondence may be found.

Abeel, Ethel M.

Ansoff, H. Igor, (1); 10 November 1970; F. 6-11.

Basler, Roy P., (2); 20 June 1968; 4 December 1970; F. 6-13.

Batson, Randolph, (2); 11 May 1971; 30 November 1973; F. 1-6.

Batts, William 0., (1); 30 August 1956; F. 1-7.

Benson, Maxwell E., (1); 3 June 1959; F. 3-5.

Boswell, Dean (Mrs. John E.), (1) 5 May 1959; F. 3-5.

Boult, Reber, (2); 30 July 1965; F. 1-7.. 3 July 1968; F. 6-13.

Branscombe, Harvie, (11); 26 March 1957 (to William F. Orr); 23 January 1959 (to John Patterson); F. 6-19. 8 March 1960 (mimeographed statements and appendix I-III of 1 March through 3 March 1960); 30 May (Confidential to all Members of the Board of Trust); 13 June 1960 (A statement to the faculty of Vanderbilt University); 14 June 1960 (To all Members of the Board of Trust of Vanderbilt University); 10 January 1969 (to Alexander Heard); n.d. (To all Members of the Board of Trust); F. 6-14. 27 April 1970; 22 September 1973; F. 6-17.

Brooks, Cleanth, (1); 3 January 1976; F. 1-7.

Brown, Warren S., (1); 12 April 1972 (to Rob Roy Purdy); F. 6-7.

Buffington, Robert, (2); 3 April 1968; 3 April 1968 (to Mrs. Floy W.

Beatty); F. 1-7.

Campbell, Matthew M., (1); 20 October 1969; F. 6-10.

cassebeer. ~rcia (Mrs. F.W.), (1); 16 May 1959; F. 3-5.

Cheney, Brainard (Lon), (1); 1 January 1976; F. 1-7.

Cheney, Frances Nee! (Mrs. Brainard), (4); 17 June 1971 (to EllenWills), 22 November 1971, 4 February 1972 (to Centennial

Club's Literary Department); 17 October 1973; F. 1-7.

Cherry, Kenneth, (1); 6 May 1974; F. 1-7.

Cole, W.R., Jr., (1); 26 March 1960 (To each individual member of the

Board of Trust of Vanderbilt University); F. 6-14.

Coppolillo, Henry P., (1); 16 March 1972; F. 1-6.

Core, George, (1); 30 August 1976; F. 1-7.

Courtenay, Walter R., (1); 6 May 1959; F. 3-5.

Cowan, Louise S., (1); 12 July 1976; F. 1-7.

Crabb, A.L., (1); 23 April 1959; F. 3-5.

Crabtree, Lib (Mrs. R.D.), (2); 8 December 1958; F. 3-4.

11 April 1959; F. 3-5.

Crocker, David, (1); 4 January 1961 (to Billie, William F. Orr); F. 6-19.

Cuninggim, Merrbnon, (4); 16 July 1970 (to William Vaughn); 29 July 1970; F. 6-2. 29 March 1971; F. 6-8. 13 April 1973, 15 June 1976 (by Hattie R. Lane); F. 6-2.

Dameron, J. Lasley, (1); 16 February 1966 (to Vanderbilt University Press); F. 1-7.

Davidson, Donald, (8); 20 May 1954; 8 August 1962; F. 1-7. 28 March 1965; F. 4-5. 29 September 1966; 30 September 1966; 16 October 1966; 23 May 1967; 18 June 1967 (to Ellen Wills); F. 1-7.

DeWitt, John H., Jr., (7); 6 January 1964; 13 January 1964; n.d. (Memo about Westinghouse letter of 20 January 1964); 17 February 1964 (to James H. Quillen); 15 November 1965; 27 December 1965; 30 December 1965; F. 6-18.

Dickson, William, (1); 23 November 1969; F. 6-11.

Dockstader, Frederick J., (1); 16 December 1971; F. 1-7.

Duncan, Edgar H., (2); 16 February 1971; 22 December 1975; F. 1-7.

Dysart, Benjamin C., (1); 17 November 1969 (to Peter G. Hoadley); F. 6-10.

Earthman, B~rd Douglas, (1); 23 March 1970; F. 6-2.

Eight Doctoral Students Who Left the GSM Program, (1); 30 September 1975; F. 6-11.

Elliott, William Yandell, (6); 28 May 1958 (one addressed to Allen Tate); 20 February 1969 (to Allen Tate); 22 April 1969; 23 June 1969; 25 July 1969; 25 June 1970; F. 1-7.

Eutiekin, Mrs. Ervin, (1); 4 November 1969; F. 6-10.

Eyster, Rebecca, (1); 1 November 1966; F. 3-5.

Farrell, Louis, Jr., (1); 23 September 1969; F. 6-10.

Flack, James K., (1); 12 November 1967; F. 1-7.

Fleming, Sam M., (1); 15 May 1970 (to Rob Roy Purdy); F. 6-7.

Flowers, H. Fort, (4); 21 December 1965; Christmas 1965 (card); F. 6-12. 17 January 1969 (to Madison S. Wigginton); F. 6-5. 8 October 1969 (to Alexander Heard); F. 6-10.

Force, William W., (1); 2 June 1970; F. 1-7.

Fowler, S. Benjamin, (1); 21 April 1960 (to William F. Orr, Jr.); F. 6-19.

Gardner, Edwin S., (2); 19 June 1968; F. 1-8. 22 August 1971; F. 6-13.

Gardner, Robert L., (3); 13 November 1967; F. 6-13. 2 November 1970; 30 November 1970; F. 6-8.

Geny, Charles W., (1); 5 April 1968; F. 6-7.

Gibbs, Homer B., Jr., (1); 9 October 1969 (to Rob Roy Purdy); F. 6-10.

Gordon, Caroline, (2); 18 April 1959; 11 May 1959; F. 1-8.

Gower, Herschel, (1); 21 February 1972; F. 1-8.

Gray, William Dixon, (1); 25 May 1959;F. 3-5.

Grisham, Frank P., (15); 7 December 1967 (to Woodrow Wasson); 7 October 1968; 8 August 1969 (to Madison Wigginton); 27 August 1969; F. 6-13. 9 January 1969; 14 February 1969 (to Alex B. Stevenson); 17 March 1969; F. 6-5. 6 February 1970 a(to Executive Committee Board of Library Trustees; Joint

Faculty Library Committee); 17 February 1971; F. 6-13.a 19 October 1971 (to Mrs. Mapheus Smith); 26 December 1973; 18 January 1974; 25 May 1976; 10 August 1976; 2 November 1976; F. 1-8.

Haddock, Susan Abney, (3); 7 June 1972; 13 June 1972; F. 6-13. 3November 1972; F. 1-8.

Hall, Howard R., (3); 13 March 1959 (to Lester Smith); 27 March 1959

Hall, May and Dave, (1); 7 February 1960; F. 3-5.

Hamner, Gustavus A.H., (1); 10 November 1969 (to Alexander Heard); F. 6-10.

Harrelson, Walter, (5); 7 April 1970 (to Nicholas Hobbs); F. 6-6. 14 November 1973; 27 November 1973; 11 JanuarY 1974; 11 March 1974; F. 6-9.

Harrison, Charles E., Jr., (1); 10 October 1969 (to Executive

Committee Board of Trust); F. 6-10.

Harrison, Randolph, (2); 4 May 1959; F. 3-5. 2 August 1968; F. 1-8.

Heard, Alexander, (23); 11 June 1965 (to Fort Flowers); 12 June 1965; 22 June 1965; 10 July 1965 (to Fort Flowers); 30 November 1965 (to Fort Flowers); 6 May 1966; F. 6-12. 20 November 1966; 29 November 1966 (to Members of the Vanderbilt Board of Trust); 30 January 1968; F. 6-7. 8 November 1968 (to Members of the Special Committee of the Board of Trust to aStudy the University~s Long-Range Financing); F • 6-15. 31 December 1968; F. 6-5. 9 January 1970; F. 6-6. 10 January 1970; 14 January 1970; 21 January 1970 (to William s. V~~hn); 22 January 1970; F. 6-2. 24 March 1970; F. 6-6- 16 May 1970 (to Dean Christman, Dean Holladay and Dean Row~, 12 May 1970); 4 July 1970 (telegram); F. 6-2. 5 November 1970; 19 November 1970; F. 6-13. 25 October 1971; F. 6-4. n.d.; F. 1-8.Heathco, Dan D., (1); 10 September 1976; F. 1-8.

Hecht, Anthony, (1); 29 December 1975; F. 5-3.

Heffernan, Thomas F., (1); 9 April 1969; F. 1-8.

Hendley, Tillie Clare (Mrs. Joseph Owen), (1); 29 May 1959; F. 3-5.

Hill, Horace G., Jr., (2); 26 May 1965; 16 June 1965; F. 6-12.

Hirsch, Sidney Mttron, (1); 18 April 1959; F. 3-5.Hobbs, Nicholas, (12); 24 June 1969; 1 August 1969; 16 September 1969; 24 September 1969; 3 February 1970; 10 February 1970; 18 March 1970; 22 September 1970; 21 October 1970; F. 6-2. 12 February 1971; 12 March 1971; F. 6-8. 19 November 1973; F. 6-9.

Holbrook, Morton, III, (1); 22 September 1969 (to Alexander Heard); F. 6-10.a

Holter, Bob, (1); 5 January 1961 (to William F. Orr, Jr.), (telegram); F. 6-19.

Houston, Frank K., (1); 17 July 1967 (mimeograph report); F. 1-8.

Hunt, Edwin, (1); 28 April 1967; F. 1-8. Lmpastato, David J., (1); 3 January 1961 (to William F. Orr); F. 6-19.

Ingram, E.B., (1); 21 September 1973; F. 6-17.

Jarman, W. Maxey, (2); 13 April 1959; F. 3-8. 12 August 1970; F. 1-8.

Jewett, James E., (1); 23 June 1976; F. 6-11.

Johnson; Wictor"S., Jr., (1); 11 March 1971; F. 1-8.

Jones, David Howell, (1); 3 February 1966; F. 1-8.

Jordan, Polly (Mrs. Robert H.), (1); 26 May 1959; F. 3-5.

Kaser, David, (10); 22 June 1965; 18 March 1966; 25 March 1966 (to Alec B. Stevenson); 27 April 1966 (to Committee on the

Development of the Gradua"te Wing, Board o~ Trustees); F. 6-12. 23 May 1966; F. 6-13. 12 December 1967; F. 1-8. 15 July 1968 (to Andrew Lytle); 23 May 1968; 30 May 1968 (to Andrew Lytle); F. 6-13. n.d. (to Committee on the Development of a Library a Wing, Board of Trustees); F. 6-12.

Kellam, James R., III, (1); 29 September 1969; F. 6-10.Kirkendall, Ralph, (1); 8 April 1971 (to Donald Thist1ethwaite); F. 6-4.

Kolb, Lawrence C., (1); 10 January 1961 (to William F. Orr); F. 6-19.

Kuhlman, A. Frederick, (1); 14 October 1975; F. 6-12.

Light, Rudolph A., (3); 26 June 1969; 19 September 1969; 28 October 1969; F. 6-2.

Lipscomb, Anne C. (Mrs. A. Brant), (1); 11 November 1969 (to Committee on Undergraduate Affairs); F. 6-10.

Lockert, C. Lacy, (1); 21 November 1958 (to Rob Roy Purdy); F. 3-4.

Lytle, Andrew, (1); 20 May 1959; F. 3-5. 5 October 1963; 1 February a1968; 20 February 1968; 11 July 1969; 10 April 1913; 24 August 1913; F. 1-8.

McAlister, Bill, (1); 3 May 1959; F. 3-5.

McCall, Gertie (Mrs. John T.); 12 April 1959; F. 3-5.

McDonnell, Carolyn, (1); 11 May 1969; F. 1-9.

McGaw, Robert A., (9); 11 December 1958; F. 3-4. 5 June 1959 (to

Lester Smith); F. 6-19. 26 October 1961; F •. 6-11. 15 June 1916;,8 September 1916; 10 September 1916 (Question Fo~); 11 September 1916; 21 September 1916; 23 September 1916; F. 5-9.

Mackenzie, Kenneth W., (1); 3 October 1969 (to Executive Committee of the Board of Trust); F. 6-10.

Mann, Delbert, (2); 13 September 1969; 23 October 1969; F. 6-2.

Manning, Nancy Jane, (3); 1 July 1969 (to William Vaughn); 25 October 1969; n.d.; F. 6-2.

Massey, Richard, (1); 1 November 1958 (to William F. Orr); F. 6-19.

Master, Barry L., (1); 10 November 1911; F. 6-4.

Meyer, Audrey, (1); 12 March 1916 (to Jane C. Tensley); F. 5-3.

Moore, Adam, (1); 1 June 1968; F. 1-9.

Moore, Ann Leslie (Mrs. Merrill), (6); 24 April 1959; F. 3-5. 1 June 1968; 1 July 1968; 6 February 1969; 24 February 1969;28 May 1910; F. 1-9.

Moore, Merrill, (1)'; 20 August 1952; F. 1-9.Moriarty, Wilson P. (Pat), (1); 30 September 1969 (to Mr. Purdy); F. 6-10. Niles, Henry E., (1); 28 November 1966; F. 1-9.

Orr, William F., (12); 21 July 1956; 15 November 1956; 12 November 1951 a(to Seymour D. Vestermark); 23 September 1958 (to John W.

Patterson); 1 January 1959 (to Richard Massey); 11 February 1959; 19 May 1959; 13 August 1959; 21 April 1960 (to S.a

Benjamin Fowler); 19 November 1960 (to John W. Patterson); 16 January 1961; F. 6-19. 1 March 1912; F. 1-9. .

Owen, Guy, (3); 1 February 1961; 11 March 1961; 23 December 1961; F. 1-9.

Palmer, Rupert E., (1); 16 January 1914; F. 1-10.

Pierce, Bob, (1); n.d. (to Board of Trustees); F. 6-14.

Pirvics, Juris, (1); 11 September 1959 (to Vanderbilt University Press); F. 3-4.

Poindexter, John W., (1); 11 January 1914; F. 1-10.

Ponder, H.M., Jr., (1); 20 October 1969; F. 6-10.

Ponzine, Raymond E., (1); 24 July 1915; F. 6-16.

Pratt, William C., (3); 18 April 1968; 10 May 1968;" 21 February 1914; F. 1-10.

Purdy, Rob Roy, (8); 14 January 1964; 25 January 1964 (to John H. DeWitt, Jr.; F. 6-18. 8 October 1965; F. 1-10. 11 November 1965 (to John DeWitt, Jr.); F. 6-18. 21 February 1961; F. 1-10. 21 August 1969 (to Charles Nord and George E. Wilkins); F. 6-10. 9 February 1910 (to Nicholas Hobbs); F. 6-2. 12 November 1911; F. 6-1.

Ragland, Charles S., (8); 22 May 1969; 17 June 1969; 20 November 1969; 11 February 1970 (to William Dickson); 16 February 1970 (to H.T. Chandler); 24 February 1970; 24 February 1970 (to William Dickson); 16 March 1970; F. 6-2.

Ragland, Mary Harding (Mrs. Stuart), (1); 16 April 1959; F. 3-5.

Rand, Norfleet H., (2); 23 February 1970; 30 March 1970; F. 6-6.

Randall, Elsie, (1); July 1967; F. 1-10.

Randall, Harry, (1); 2 May 1959; F. 3-5.

Ransom, John Crowe, (2); 16 November 1970 (to Roy P. Basler); 24 November 1970; F. 1-10.

Ream, Mrs. Mary Nelson, (1); 24 April 1959; F. 3-5. Sales Report, (1); 26 July 1976; F. 5-3.

Sanders, lone Overton, (1); Christmas 1975 (card); F. 1-9.

Sanderson, William F., (1); 29 September 1969; F. 6-10.

Shapiro, John L., (1); 29 March 1972; F. 6-7.

SUnpkins, Irby C., Jr., (1); 14 October 1969; F. 6-10.

SUnpson, James A., (6); 30 October 1967; 3 November 1967; F. 6-17. 7 February 1969 (to William S. Vaughn); 17 June 1969; 1 October 1969; 24 October 1969; F. 6-2.

Smith, L.H., (4); 25 February 1957 (to William F. Orr); 20 October 1958 (to John A. Preston); 17 November 1958 (to John H.

Stambaugh); 8 December 1958 (to John H. Stambaugh); F. 6-19.

Smith, Mrs. Mapheus, (1); 15 December 1969; F. 6-13.

Smith, Willa, (1); 6 October 1971; F. 1-10.

Stahlman, James G., (3); 5 June 1965 (to Fort Flowers); F. 6-12. 9 January 1969 (to Harvie Branscomb); F. 6-14. 13 October 1969 (to H. Fort Flowers); F. 6-10.

Stevenson, Alec Brock, (7); 15 October 1961; F. 1-9. 13 April 1965; 11 October 1965 (to Rob Roy Purdy); F. 1-10. 20 March 1966; F. 6-12. 12 July 1966 (to John L. Stewart); F. 1-9. 25 September 1968; F. 6-17. 20 December 1968; F. 6-5.

Stirling, Edwin, (1); 28 August 1974; F. 1-10.

Stokes, Walter, (1); 10 June 1965; F. 6-12.

Sullivan, Walter, (1); 2 April 1968; F. 1-10.

Swint, Henry Lee, (1); 26 September 1972; F. 1-10.

Taber, David Spencer, (2); 22 February 1972; 20 March 1972; F. 1-10.

Tate, Allen, (52); 1 June 1927; 4 June 1958; 6 April 1962; 8 May 1962; 18 May 1962; 21 September 1962 (to Matt Wigginton); 15 February 1966; 18 August 1966; 7 November 1966; 17 November 1966; 21 January 1968; 31 January 1968; 16 February 1968; 22 March 1968; 27 May 1968 (card); 9 June 1968 (card); 29 June 1968 (card); 7 August 1968; 10 September 1968; 17 September 1968; 22 December 1968; 12 January 1969; 7 February 1969; 8 March 1969; 19 March 1969; 11 May 1969; 26 June 1969; 16 July 1969; 10 September 1969; 26 September 1969; 18 March 1970; 7 June 1970; 7 August 1971; 3 May 1972; 1 March 1973; 9 January 1974; 21 January 1974 (card); 17 February 1974 (card); 1 April 1974 (card); 5 April 1974; 29 July 1974; 13 August 1974; 3 October 1974; 20 November 1974; 1 December 1974; 5 January 1975; 17 January 1975; 24 March 1975; 30 October 1975; 26 February 1976; 31 July 1976 (card); F. 1-11, 1-12

Tate, Benjamin, (1); 9 April 1959; F. 1-12.

Tate, Caroline Gordon, (3); 19 December 1975; 26 January 1976; 7 February 1976; F. 1-12.

Tate, Helen (Mrs. Allen), (3); 5 January 1975; 10 November 1975; 3 January 1976; F. 1-12.

Tharp, Peter J., (2); 21 April 1966; 17 May 1966; F. 1-13.

Thist1ethwaite, Donald L., (1); 17 May 1971; F. 6-4.

Thomas, Alexine P., (1); 2 May 1959; F. 3-5.

Thompson, Lawrence S., (1); 19 March 1964; F. 1-12.

Tinsley, Jane, (1); 10 December 1975; F. 5-3.

Trabue, Charles C., Jr., (1); 12 February 1970 (to William S. Vaughn); F. 6-2.

Van Antwerp, Chiles, (1); 17 December 1951; F. 1-13.

Vanderbilt, Harold S., (2); 28 June 1965; F. 6-12. 23 October 1967; F. 6-17. .

Vanderbilt William H., (4); 17 April 1969; 14 October 1969; 21 February 1970; F. 6-2. 10 April 1971; F. 6-8.

Vaughn, William S., (15); 3 February 1969; 25 February 1969; 12 June 1969; F. 6-2. 16 October 1969; F. 6-17. 19 November 1969 (to Pace Van Devender); 16 January 1970; 5 February 1970 (to Charles C. Trabue, Jr., and Mrs. Albert Werthan)j 10 February 1970 (to Mrs. Albert Werthan); 26 June 1970; 10 July 1970 (to Merrimon Cuninggim); 10 July 1970; F. 6-2. 9 September 1970 (to William Waller); F. 6-17. 10 November 1971; 19 November 1971; 19 November 1971 (to

John Gaventa); F. 6-2.

Vestermark, Seymour D., (1); 20 November 1957 (to William F. Orr); F. 6 -19 .

Walker, Dorothy (Mrs. Marion R.), (1); 14 May 1959; F. 3-5.

Waller, William, (8); 2 November 1967; F. 6-17. 18 February 1969 (to

William S. Vaughn); 21 February 1969; 14 April 1969; 25 September 1969; F. 6-2. 14 September 1970 (to William S. Vaughn); 19 October 1970; F. 6-17. 21 Oct~ber 1970; F. 6-2.

Warren, Austin, (1); 31 January 1976; F. 5-3.

Warren, Robert Penn, (11); 11 May 1956; 8 November 1966; 9 April 1967; 9 June 1967; 14 April 1968; 11 May 1968; 12 June 1969; 16 October 1969; 23 September 197?; 14 October 1972; 8 September 1975;F. 1-13.

Waterman, Steve, (2); 28 October 1976; 19 January 1977; F. 6-11.

Wheelock, John Hall, (1); 5 January 1976; F. 5-3.

Whiteman, Marilyn W., (1); 10 September 1976; F. 1-13.

Wigginton, Matt S., (20); 27 September 1962 (to Allen Tate); 23 December 1964; F. 1-13. 14 December 1967; 31 July 1968; F. 6-13. 7 January 1969; 14 January 1969 (to Frank P. Grisham); 14 January 1969 (to H. Fort Flowers); 21 January 1969; 21 January 1969 (to H. Fort Flowers); F. 6-5. 21 January (to Alexander Heard); F. 6-15. 29 April 1969 (to Frank Grisham); 29 April 1969 (to H. Fort Flowers); F. 6-5. 28 May 1969; 3 June 1969; 3 June 1969; 12 August 1969 (to Edwin S. Gardner); F. 6-13. 7 October 1969 (to Kenneth W. MacKenzie); F. 6-10. 24 April 1970; 30 April 1970; F. 1-13. 15 May 1972; 9 June 1972; F. 1-13. 12 October 1972; 16 August 1976; F. 6-11.

Wilcoxon, Reba, (2); 1 August 1975; 10 October 1975; F. 5-3.

Williams, Fred, (1); 22 April 1959; F. 3-5.

Williams, Margaret, (3); 6 May 1959; F. 3-5. 14 November 1966; 10 August 1970; F. 1-14.

Williamson, John A., (1); 10 November 1969; F. 6-10.

Wills, Elizabeth M., (2); April 1959; F. 3-5. 30 August 1969; F. 1-14.

Wills, Judy (Mrs. Matthew B.), (2); 1 April 1959; 9 April 1959; F. 3-5.

Wills, Ridley, (1); 17 December 1976 (to Harold F. Miller, Jr.); F. 1-14.

Wolfe, Marice, (1); 4 March 1974; F. 1-14.

Woolmer, J. Howard, (2); 27 October 1973 (to Frank P. Grisham); 29 August 1974 (to Frank Grisham); F. 6-13. Young, Thomas Daniel, (23); 15 May 1967; 27 November 1968; 16 January 1969; 5 March 1969; 19 September 1969; 2 October 1969; 10 February 1970; 23 February 1970; (22 December 197Q\; 14 July 1971; 26 July 1971; 19 May 1972; 19 July 1972; 30 August 1972; 13 October 1972; 3 December 1973; Christmas 1973 (card); 9 January 1974; 8 February 1974; 12 July 1974; 6 August 1974; 30 October 1975; [26 May 1976~l; F. 1-14.

Wilcoxon, Reba, (2); 1 August 1975; 10 October 1975; F. 5-3.

Williams, Fred, (1); 22 April 1959; F. 3-5.

Williams, Margaret, (3); 6 May 1959; F. 3-5. 14 November 1966; 10 August 1970; F. 1-14.

Williamson, John A., (1); 10 November 1969; F. 6-10.

Wills, Elizabeth M., (2); April 1959; F. 3-5. 30 August 1969; F. 1-14.

Wills, Judy (Mrs. Matthew B.), (2); 1 April 1959; 9 April 1959; F. 3-5.

Wills, Ridley, (1); 17 December 1976 (to Harold F. Miller, Jr.); F. 1-14.

Wolfe, Marice, (1); 4 March 1974; F. 1-14.

Woo lmer, J. Howard, (2); 27 October 1973 (to Frank P. Grisham); 29 August 1974 (to Frank Grisham); F. 6-13.

Young, Thomas Daniel, May November 7

January March September October 1976'-l; Incomplete signatures: Aurelia, (1); 9 April 1959; F. 3-5. Cousin Carrie, (1); 16 June 1959; F. 3-5. Fanny (to Ellen Wills), (1); 1959; F. 3-5. Julia Fay, (1); 15 April 1959; F. 3-5. No signature: (I); 4 April 1969; F. 1-14.


Title
Finding Aid for the Jesse Ely Wills Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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