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Aaron Wilbur papers

Identifier: Manuscript Collection No. 242

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Aaron Wilbur including correspondence, a carte-de-visite of Wilbur, and a memorandum. Correspondence is between Wilbur and Governor Brown and between Wilbur and others. Memorandum involves state business expenses.


  • 1863-1865

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Restrictions on access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Biographical Note

Aaron Wilbur served as an aide de camp to Georgia Governor Joseph E. Brown and as state purchasing agent.


0.25 linear foot (1 box)


Papers of Aaron Wilbur, aide de camp to Georgia Governor Joseph E. Brown, from 1863-1865.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

Custodial History

Forms part of the Keith M. Read Confederate collection. Materials in this collection were among several related but distinct collections purchased in a single transaction from the same collector.


Purchase from Keith M. Read, 1938.

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Emory University Librarian Margaret Jemison as part of the Rose Library's holdings in Southern history and the Civil War.

Related Materials in This Repository

Joseph Emerson Brown papers

Aaron Wilbur papers, 1863-1865
Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
September 8, 2005
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Repository Details

Part of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library Repository

540 Asbury Circle
Atlanta Georgia 30322 United States