Patricia Wiles papers

Patricia Wiles papers

Dates: approximately 1998-2008

Contains drafts of three novels by Patricia Wiles, the creator of the collection, as well as correspondence about novels, notes in the writing process, and magazines and other paraphernalia featuring her works. Dated approximately 1998-2008.

  • Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Wiles, Patricia
  • Call Number: MSS 8709
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Literary Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Arranged in two series: 1. Patricia Wiles books, 2002-2005. 2. Patricia Wiles ephemera, 1998-2008.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Patricia Wiles papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8709; Patricia Wiles papers; Literary Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8709, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Material was given as a gift to Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library in 2015 by Patricia Wiles, the creator.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Patricia Wiles; 2015.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Literature; Education; Elementary and Secondary Education; Children's literature; Children's literature, American; Wiles, Patricia
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Student Manuscript Processor McKinley Griffin and Kristi Bell, curator; January 19, 2016.
Appraisal Information
Collection development policy for Wilson Folklore Archives.
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Finding Aid Title
Wiles (Patricia) papers
Finding Aid Author
McKinley Griffin, student manuscript processor
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-03-25 10:58:39 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Patricia Wiles (b. 1963) is an Mormon writer and author of children's books out of Kentucky.

Patricia D. Wiles is married to Tim Wiles, and together they have three children. They reside in Madisonville, Kentucky. Wiles has been a public radio commentator, newspaper columnist, and author of articles for magazines nad regional publications. Lately, Wiles has been authoring children's books with companies such as LDS Covenant Communications, with the Kevin Kirk Chronicles: My Mom's a Mortician, Funeral Home Evenings, Early Morning Cemetery, and the Final Farewell.

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