Paul Bechtel Papers
Scope and Contents
The bulk of the Paul M. Bechtel Papers is devoted to various drafts and proofs of his published manuscript, Wheaton College: A Heritage Remembered, contained in large record center boxes. One half-size document case contains book reviews and articles written by Bechtel (or co-authored with his wife, Mary). Also included are class notes, and material for "Treasury of Devotional Literature," a proposed book based on Bechtel's Ph.D thesis. The Paul M. Bechtel Papers (SC-81) is composed of five boxes, spanning four linear feet.
- Created: 1957-1979
- Other: Date acquired: 1976
- Bechtel, Paul M. (1957-1998) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.
4 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
The collection was originally donated to the Faculty/Alumni Collection begun in 1976, however the time or circumstances of donation is uncertain.
Other Descriptive Information
The papers of Paul M. Bechtel highlight the writing and teaching career of this professor of English and author of the official history of Wheaton College.
- Paul Bechtel Papers
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