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Charles A. Wheeler Papers

Identifier: 2004-0056

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence to Mr. Wheeler from his wife and College administrators, Benjamin F. Koons and Theodore S. Gold in particular, in addition to promotional materials regarding appropriate agricultural supplies and the program at the Storrs Agricultural College.


  • 1886-1926.


The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.


Mr. Charles A. Wheeler was a member of the 1888 graduating class of the Storrs Agricultural School. In 1897, he returned to his alma mater, now the Storrs Agricultural College, as an instructor in mathematics. Over the years, Mr. Wheeler's responsibilities increased to include free-hand drawing and surveying as well as those associated with being the College Engineer (1915-1930). His wife, Maude K. Wheeler taught Domestic Science (Home Economics) at the College from 1898 to 1900. He retired, a Professor of Mathematics in 1930.


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The Charles A. Wheeler Papers contains correspondence and ephemeral materials pertaining to his association with Storrs Agricultual College, now the University of Connecticut. Mr. Wheeler was a mathematics instructor who also taught free-hand drawing and surveying at the College from 1897 to 1930. He is also identified as the College Engineer. His wife, Maude K. Wheeler taught Domestic Science (Home Economics) at the College from 1898 to 1900.

Acquisition Information

The original materials were donated to Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center by Carolyn Coman in April 2000. Mrs. Coman requested that selected pieces of correspondence be returned after it was photocopied for inclusion in the collection. Transcriptions of additional correspondence was provided by Mrs. Coman as well.

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Charles A. Wheeler Papers
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2004 April
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

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