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Darien Straw Papers

Identifier: SC-093

Scope and Contents

The Straw papers are organized into six series (Biographical, Correspondence, Financial, Manuscripts, Publications, Secondary and Memorabilia). The manuscripts portion of the collection comprise the bulk and relate almost entirely to his teaching career and include notes, grades and addresses. The biographical materials represent the second largest portion of the collection and contains personal and family information, as well as materials relating to the Wheaton College Executive Council, which Straw served as its secretary. The collection contains a few of Straw’s personal effects, such as a pen and rubber stamp.


  • Created: 1900-1942


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.


1 box

0.42 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Source of Acquisition

Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.

Method of Acquisition


Other Descriptive Information

The Darien Straw papers provide a wide sampling of bits and pieces from the life of this graduate and long-time faculty member of Wheaton College. The collection contains elements of his personal and professional life.

Darien Straw Papers
Buswell Library Special Collections Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

501 College Ave.
Wheaton IL 60187-5593 USA