Collection ID: LMC 1148
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Summary

Abstract:
The Buley mss., 1951–1964, consist of correspondence, awards, photographs, and clippings relating to Roscoe Carlyle Buley, 1893–1968, professor of history at Indiana University.
Extent:
69 items (2 boxes; 1 folder; 1 oversize folder)
Language:
Materials are in English .
Preferred citation:

[Item], Buley mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

The Buley mss., 1951-1964 consists of materials relating to Roscoe Carlyle Buley (1893-1968), professor of History at Indiana University. Born in Georgetown, Indiana, Buley received his undergraduate and masters degrees from Indiana University. He then served in the U.S. Army during World War I, and later returned to teach history in Indiana and Illinois. In 1925, he received his PhD in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Between 1925 and 1964, he taught as professor of history at Indiana University. In addition writing countless scholarly articles and monographs, Buley won the Pulitzer Prize in 1951 for his historical scholarship The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period 1815-1840 (1950).

Scope and Content:

The Buley mss., 1951–1964, consist of correspondence, awards, photographs, and clippings relating to Roscoe Carlyle Buley, 1893–1968, professor of history at Indiana University. Among the correspondents in the collection are Paul McClelland Angle, John William Ashton, William Lowe Bryan, Zora Goodwin Clevenger, Ralph Emerson Esarey, Will D. Gilliam, Ford Poulton Hall, Joseph E. McCabe, Douglas Laing Meikle, and John Robert Moore.

The awards are from the American Association for State and Local History, June 15, 1951, and an undated certificate from the Encyclopedia Britannica. The photographs are of the 1938 conference of the American Historical Association and an undated portrait of Buley. There are 37 newspaper clippings in the collection, primarily dating from 1958.

Acquisition information:
Gift: 1986

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library. However, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the curator.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Buley mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu