Walker D. Wyman Papers, 1920, 1929-1997

Summary Information

Title: Walker D. Wyman Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1920, 1929-1997

  • Wyman, Walker D. (Walker Demarquis), 1907-1999
Call Number: River Falls Mss P; M68-364; M70-061; M70-244; M70-292; M71-337; M74-422; M81-535; M82-133; M87-404; M90-186; M2016-087; Micro 2116

Quantity: 7.2 cubic feet (18 archives boxes); plus additions of 15.2 cubic feet and 14 reels of microfilm (35 mm)

Archival Locations:
UW-River Falls, Chalmer Davee Library / River Falls Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Personal and professional papers of Walker D. Wyman, an historian, author, professor of social sciences at River Falls State College, and president of Wisconsin State University at Whitewater in the early 1960s. Correspondence includes letters relating to Wyman's writings, to his participation in professional organizations of educators and historians, and to his interest in the Wisconsin system of state colleges. Several series of letters from friends or scholars describe conditions abroad: Japan, 1945-1955; the Near East, 1951-1953; and Burma, 1953-1955. The remainder of the collection is composed of copies or drafts of Wyman's books, articles, addresses, book reviews, materials related to his professional and political activities, and personal diaries.


Most of the diaries (vols. 1-97, 1931-1992) in this collection are available only on microfilm (Micro 2116). Vols. 98-102 (1993-1997) of the diaries are available in accession M2016-087 (Box 1, Folder 1-5).

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-rf000p
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