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C. E. Wylie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0581

This collection consists primarily of letters to and from Charles Wylie, including invitations to speak or write, requests for information about the department or the field of dairying, Wylie's attempt to secure a foreign appointment, and department business. Also included is information about the field of dairying, requirements for publications, reports, statistics, and other materials.

Dates

  • 1958 January 7-1960 December 28

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists primarily of letters to and from Charles Wylie, including invitations to speak or write, requests for information about the department or the field of dairying, Wylie's attempt to secure a foreign appointment, and department business. Also included is information about the field of dairying, requirements for publications, reports, statistics, and other materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Elmer Wylie was born to Frank Simpson and Cora (Jones) Wylie in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 30, 1890. He was the oldest of seven children, including Eva M. (Wylie) Ehlerding (1892-1979), Robert (1893-1966), Bessie (1896-1984), Theodore Thomas (1900-1977), Francis Steward (1902-1992), and Opal (1906-1958). C. E. Wylie married Naomi Marie Henry on June 13, 1918 in Franklin, Ohio. He earned his B.A. from Ohio State University in 1915 and his A.M. from the University of Missouri in 1916. Wylie came to the University of Tennessee in 1916 and served as a Dairying Assistant (1916-1918) and Assistant Professor (1918-1924) before the Dairying Department was formed in 1924. Wylie served as the department's head from its inception until reaching mandatory retirement age in 1960. During this time, he built the department into a nationally recognized program. Wylie died in Tennessee on December 27, 1983.

Arrangement

This collection consists of thirteen folders.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480