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Alfred C. Wiley Collection

Identifier: AC 240

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the papers of Alfred C. Wiley, 1821-1978. Included are: Alfred C. Wiley's correspondence, 1914-1951; papers relating to his childhood friend Frank Hazen, 1908-1931; Cash and Carry Groceteria documents, 1937-1978; papers relating to the Kiwanis Club; and miscellaneous papers, 1821-1946. Miscellaneous papers consist of postcards addressed to Alfred's father F.F. Wiley (1894-1896), envelopes from the First National Bank of Santa Fe, a statement of condition from the Mutual Building and Loan Association of Santa Fe, and a 1821 certificate of license for Eben B. Morehouse. Janet McKeever Wiley's scrapbooks contains World War I clippings and Alfred C. Wiley's registration certificate and card, 1917.


  • 1821-1978 (bulk, 1908-1951)

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Duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance.


Alfred C. Wiley's father, William Frederick Frank Wiley, came to Santa Fe from Canada in 1900, where he owned a woolen mill. Alfred's brother Fernley spent his youth in Santa Fe and had worked at one point in his life at the First National Bank of Santa Fe (FNBSF)before he moved away. Never married, Fernley died in 1915.

Alfred C. Wiley's sister was Hope Wiley; his wife was Janet Wiley, and their daughter Elizabeth married and became Elizabeth Samuels.

Alfred C. Wiley died on April 29, 1983 in Santa Fe at the age of 88.


1 Scrapbook + .5 linear feet

Separated Material

Pictures of the Wiley family are in the Photo Archives.


Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. The Palace of the Governors
  3. P.O. Box 2087
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
  5. Phone: (+)505.476.5090
  6. Fax: (+)505.476.5093
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Guide to the Alfred C. Wiley Collection, 1821-1978 (bulk 1908-1951)
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Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090