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Wilfried Decoo research papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6165
Personal notes and research material of French graduate student Wilfried Decoo's "A The Image of Mormonism in French Literature," an unfinished third part of his BYU Studies series. Materials include French literature articles; French newspaper articles; his notes; and other French literature.

Dates

  • 1946-1982

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Wilfried Decoo research papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Abstract

Personal notes and research material of French graduate student Wilfried Decoo's A The Image of Mormonism in French Literature, an unfinished third part of his BYU Studies series, 1846-1982.

Biographical History

Wilfried Decoo (1946-) taught at Brigham Young University as he obtained his Ph.D in comparative literature.

Wilfried Decoo was born in 1946 on the Flemish side of Belgium, in Antwerp. He obtained his B.A. from the Antwerp Jesuit University and then his M.A. from Ghent University in Romance languages. He taught both French and history for the Belgian Cooperation in Central Africa. He then taught at Brigham Young University as he obtained his Ph.D in comparative literature. In 1974 he began teaching as a professor of applied linguistics and language education at the University of Antwerp. In 1999 he began working with the French and Italian department at BYU, but still has an affiliation with Antwerp. He is a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and married a woman from Antwerp. They have one daughter and live in their two homes, one in Provo and one in Antwerp.

Custodial History note

Donated by Chad Flake in 1986.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Chad Flake; 1986.

Appraisal note

Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Related Archival Materials note

Decoo's other research materials are in MSS 4093. Also related: BX 8605.1 .B76b Vol. 14 no. 2 Decoo, Wilfried. The image of Mormonism in French literature: Part I BX 8605.1 .B76b Vol. 16 no. 2 Decoo, Wilfried. The image of Mormonism in French literature: Part II. BX 8688 .D358a Decoo, Wilfried. Anthologie francaise sur les Mormons BX 8605.1 .B76b Vol.24 no.1 Decoo, Wilfried, 1946- Mormonism in a European Catholic region : a contribution to the social psychology of LDS converts.

Processing Information note

Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Title
Register of Wilfried Decoo research papers
Status
completed
Author
Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator
Date
2008
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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