Wilfried Decoo research papers
Scope and Contents note
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.
- Decoo, Wilfried, 1946- (Person)
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Open for public research.
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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.
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.
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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.
Custodial History note
Donated by Chad Flake in 1986.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Chad Flake; 1986.
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
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- Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator
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