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Preliminary Guide to the Tim Wells Papers, 1982-1986

Collection Overview

Background materials relating to Well's book about the Iran hostage crisis (1979-1981), 444 Days: the Hostages Remember, and a typed manuscript of the work. Includes 546 audiocassette tapes, 83 tape transcripts, and signed release waivers and consent forms of hostages. Wells interviewed 36 of the 53 hostages and included 27 in the book. (1-12-87)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Tim Wells papers, 1982-1986
Creator
Wells, Tim
Extent
11 Linear Feet, 636 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
English.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Bill Gallegos
(1 folder)
Box 1
John Graves
(1 folder)
Box 1
Joe Hall
(1 folder)

[See Box 2 for additional transcripts]

Box 1
Kevin Hermening
(2 folders)
Box 1
Bruce Laingen
(1 folder)
Box 1
Bob Ode
(1 folder)

[See Box 4 for additional transcripts]

Box 1
Rita Ode
(1 folder)
Box 1
Bill Quarles
(2 folders)
Box 1
Richard Queen
(2 folders)
Box 1
Barry Rosen
(2 folders)
Box 1
Bill Royer
(4 folders)
Box 1
Lee Schatz
(2 folders)

[See Box 4 for additional transcripts]

Box 1
Cort Barnes
(2 folders)
Box 2
Bill Belk
(6 folders)
Box 2
Robert Engelmann
(1 folders)
Box 2
Bruce German
(2 folders)
Box 2
Al Golacinski
(3 folders)
Box 2
Joe Hall
(2 folders)

[See Box 1 for additional transcripts]

Box 2
Joe and Cheri Hall
(1 folders)
Box 2
Don Hohman
(2 folders)
Box 2
Col. Leland Holland
(1 folders)
Box 2
Col. Leland Holland
(3 folders)
Box 3
Charles Johnson
(1 folders)
Box 3
Charles Jones
(2 folders)
Box 3
Malcom Kalp
(2 folders)
Box 3
Steve Kirtley
(1 folders)
Box 3
Gary Lee
(4 folders)
Box 3
Gary Lee and Pat Lee
(1 folders)
Box 3
Pat Lee
(1 folders)
Box 3
Paul Lewis
(1 folders)
Box 3
Mark and Cora Lijek
(2 folders)
Box 3
John Limbert
(4 folders)
Box 3
John and Parvaneh Limbert
(1 folders)
Box 4
Parvaneh Limbert
(1 folders)
Box 4
Jim Lopez
(1 folders)
Box 4
Mary and Jesse Lopez
(1 folders)
Box 4
Richard Morefield
(1 folders)
Box 4
[Dottie Morefield]
(1 folders)
Box 4
Paul Needham
(1 folders)
Box 4
Bob Ode
(1 folders)

[See Box 1 for additional transcripts]

Box 4
Robert Ode
(1 folders)
Box 4
Lee Schatz
(2 folders)

[See Box 1 for additional transcripts]

Box 4
Col Charles Scott
(2 folders)
Box 4
Anita Schaefer
(1 folders)
Box 4
Col. Thomas Schaefer
(1 folders)
Box 4
Rocky Sickmann
(1 folders)
Box 4
Barbara Timm
(1 folders)
Box 4
Victor Tomseth
(3 folders)
Box 4
Release, waiver and consent forms
Box 5
444 Days: The Hostages Remembered, Chapter 3
Box 5
444 Days: The Hostages Remembered (Complete)
Box 5
[Various Magazines]
Box 5
[Loose Material]
Box 5
[Barnes]-[German]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box MT 1
[Golacinski]-[Hermening]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box MT 2
[Hermening]-[Kalp]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box MT 3
[Keough]-[Limbert]
(17 audiocassette tapes)

[Gary Lee/Pat Lee 5/25/82 is damaged.]

Box MT 4
[Limbert]-[Morefield]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box MT 5
[Needham]-[Rosen]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box MT 6
[Rosen]-[Scott]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box MT 7
[Scott]-[Ward]
(15 audiocassette tapes)
Box MT 8
[Barnes]-[German]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box SMT 1
[Golacinski]-[Hermening]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box SMT 2
[Hermening]-[Kalp]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box SMT 3
[Keough]-[Limbert]
(17 audiocassette tapes)

[Gary Lee/Pat Lee 5/25/82 Sub Master copy contains approximately the first half of side A of the master cassette tape. The rest was not duplicated due to damage to the master copy.]

Box SMT 4
[Limbert]-[Morefield]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box SMT 5
[Morefield]-[Queen]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box SMT 6
[Rosen]-[Schatz]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box SMT 7
[Schatz]-[Ward]
(17 audiocassette tapes)
Box SMT 8
[Barnes]-[Hall]
(56 audiocassette tapes)
Box UCT 1
[Hall]-[Kirtley]
(56 audiocassette tapes)
Box UCT 2
[Laingen]-[Metrinko]
(54 audiocassette tapes)

[Gary Lee/Pat Lee 5/25/82 Use Copy 1 and Use Copy 2 contain approximately the first half of side A of the master cassette tape. The rest was not duplicated due to damage to the master copy.]

Box UCT 3
[Metrinko]-[Royer]
(54 audiocassette tapes)
Box UCT 4
[Royer]-[Ward]
(56 audiocassette tapes)
Box UCT 5

Historical Note

Author and Duke alumnus.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Tim Wells Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Tim Wells Papers was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1985-1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Joshua Kaiser and other Rubenstein Library staff

Completed August 8, 2002

Encoded by Joshua Kaiser and Ruth E. Bryan

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.

This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.