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Patricia Wiles papers

Identifier: MSS 8709

Content Description

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.


  • approximately 1998-2008


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 the Patricia Wiles papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

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.


1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in two series: 1. Patricia Wiles books, 2002-2005. 2. Patricia Wiles ephemera, 1998-2008.

Custodial History

Material was given as a gift to Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library in 2015 by Patricia Wiles, the creator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Patricia Wiles; 2015.


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Processing Information

Processed; Student Manuscript Processor McKinley Griffin and Kristi Bell, curator; January 19, 2016.

Register of Patricia Wiles papers
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McKinley Griffin, student manuscript processor
2016 January 19
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States