Wesley Raymond Brink Collection


Wesley Raymond Brink Collection


Brink, Wesley Raymond
Illinois -- atlases
Illinois -- counties -- history


The Wesley Raymond Brink Collection contains materials related to the activities of Wesley Raymond Brink of Edwardsville, Illinois who was a publisher of Illinois County Atlases and County Histories between 1873 and 1884. The collection includes an article by Betty and Raymond Spahn published in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society in 1965, as well as an unpublished manuscript on Brink by the Spahns, a list of County Atlases and County Histories published by Brink, and a Brink family history and related correspondence.


Brink, Wesley Raymond
Spahn, Betty and Raymond


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Louisa H. Bowen University Archives and Special Collections




All requests to reproduce, publish, or use collection materials must be submitted to the University Archivist, Library and Information Services, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Permission is given on behalf of Library and Information Services as the owner of the physical items and does not automatically constitute permission from the copyright owner. It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure permission from both LIS and the copyright holder before publication. Retrictions also apply to digital representations of original materials.

A published work using these materials as sources must acknowledge Library and Information Services, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Citation should include the following information: file, container, collection, Library and Information Services, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois. "Published work" used here refers to term or seminar papers, capstone projects, theses, dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital projects or digital scholarship, and other scholarly works.


The Wesley Raymond Brink Digital Collection showcases nine of the information-rich Illinois county atlases and county histories produced by Brink and preserved in the Louisa H. Bowen University Archives & Special Collections, Lovejoy Library, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. This digital collection was created by Library & Information Services in 2015.


1 hollinger; 0.35 cu. ft.






ACC. #M65:11



Brink, Wesley Raymond and Spahn, Betty and Raymond, “Wesley Raymond Brink Collection,” SIUE LIS Digital Exhibits, accessed April 21, 2019, https://digitallis.isg.siue.edu/items/show/2326.