Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


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.

Acquired: 1985

Collection size: 69 items

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.