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Joe Wheeler collection of magazines

 Series — Box: 28
Identifier: MSS 7641 Series 6
Contains original copies of magazines, catalogs, and comic books containing material by, about, or related to Zane Grey, the Grey family, Wheeler, or the Zane Grey's West Society. Materials date from approximately 1910 to 1989.

Dates

  • 1910-1989

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joe Wheeler collection on Zane Grey must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 box

Biographical History

Joe Wheeler (1936- ) is a collector of stories and manuscripts.

Joe Leininger Wheeler was born in the Napa Valley, California. When he was eight, his family moved to Latin America and he grew up bilingual with a deep appreciation of the Hispanic culture. His mother homeschooled him for fourteen years. He later went on to earn a Bachelors and Masters in History from Pacific Union College, a Masters in English from Sacramento State University, and the Ph. D. in English (History of Ideas emphasis) from Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Wheeler published Zane Grey’s West (a fanzine) from 1979 to 1991, and co-founded the international Zane Grey’s West Society in 1983; he continues to serve as its executive director.

Author/Editor/Compiler of seventy books by eleven publishing houses, he is considered to be one of America’s leading anthologizers of stories. He lives in Conifer, Colorado with his wife, Connie. They have two children and two grandsons.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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