Dennis Rowley (1938-1996) was an archivist and senior librarian at Brigham Young University.
Edward Dennis Rowley was born August 18, 1938 in Hudson, Colorado, to Edward Arthur Rowley and Mary Staples. On 18 April 1961 he married Consuelo Trujillo in Salt Lake City and they had 3 children. In 1965, Rowley received a B.A. in History from the University of Colorado. In 1970 he earned an M.A. in Latin American History from Case Western Reserve University. He earned a Ph.D. in the History of American Literature from Brigham Young University in 1984. Rowley served in the Colorado National Guard and the United States Army. Prior to coming to BYU, Rowley worked as Archives Assistant at Case Western Reserve University, archivist at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Curator of Maps and Manuscripts for the Wisconsin State Historical Society and University Archivist and Executive Director of Rio Grande Historical Collections at New Mexico State University. In 1973, he became the Curator of Archives and Manuscripts at Harold B. Lee Library. He was also an instructor for archival science in the Department of History, and the School of Library and Information Science. In 1990, he became Manuscripts Accessioner and Processor and Curator of Literary Collections in the Department of Special Collections and Manuscripts until he passed away on 12 August 1996.
Citation:Brigham Young University. Lib. Arch. A register of the Walter Mason Camp papers, 1981: t.p. (Dennis Rowley)
Register to the papers of Harold T. Christensen, 1998: t.p. (E. Dennis Rowley, Curator of Manuscripts, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University)
BYU Studies, 1993, Vol. 33, no. 3: page 508 (Dennis Rowley is manuscripts processor and senior librarian in the Department of Special Collections and manuscripts of the Brigham Young University Library)
Deseret News, via WWW: Edward Dennis Rowley obituary (Edward Dennis Rowley was born August 18, 1938 in Hudson, Colorado and died August 12, 1996, in Provo, Utah. He received his education at the University of Colorado, Case Western Reserve University, and Brigham Young University in history, literature and archival science. In 1973 he became the Curator of Archives and Manuscripts at the BYU Harold B. Lee Library. He was also an instructor for archival science in the Department of History, and the School of Library and Information Science. He served as the BYU University Archivist for four years)
UPB files: (Edward Dennis Rowley was born 18 August 1938 in Hudson, Colorado to Edward Arthur and Mary Staples Rowley. On 18 April 1961 he married Consuelo Trujillo in Salt Lake City and they had 3 children. In 1965 Rowley received a B.A. in History from the University of Colorado, then in 1970 he earned an M.A. in Latin American History from Case Western Reserve University, then in 1984 he earned a Ph.D. in the History of American Literature from Brigham Young University. He served in the Colorado National Guard and the United States Army. Rowley served as Archives Assistant at Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland Archivist, Curator of Maps and Manuscripts for the Wisconsin State Historical Society, and New Mexico State University Archivist and Executive Director of Rio Grande Historical Collections. In 1973 he became the Curator of Archives and Manuscripts at the Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library. He held this position until 1991, yet remained on the faculty until he passed away on 12 August 1996)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Archives and manuscripts policies and procedures manual
Manual of the policies and procedures of the Department of Archives and Manuscripts of the Harold B. Lee Library. It discusses the purpose of the department and the fundamental archival principles used in the work of the department. It also contains photocopies of pictures of the department staff, approximately 1980.
Margaret Clayton interview
Sound tape reel and transcript of an oral interview with Margaret Clayton by Dennis Rowley and John Bluth held on 17 Nov. 1977 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Margaret was a granddaughter of the Mormon Church leader George Q. Cannon and tells of her recollections of the man and his activities. She also tells about the Cannon family.
Photographs of Orville Goldner
Collection includes four photographs of Orville Goldner taken around 1976. Also includes images of James V. D'Arc and Dennis Rowley.
Dennis Rowley papers
Dennis Rowley research materials
Collection is composed of Dennis Rowley’s research materials which include correspondence of the creator, notes, photocopied sources, and outlines and drafts of writings. The bulk of the collection is research notes and photocopied sources.
May Swenson poetry
Folder one includes several drafts of Swenson's poem, "My Name Was Called," with a cover letter to Dennis Rowley dated November 6, 1989, giving background information. Folder two contains drafts of four poems which appear in her book, Half sun, half sleep: new poems (New York:Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967), bearing her corrections. The four poems are entitled: "Naked in Borneo," "News from the Cabin," "A Yellow Circle," and "Dear Elizabeth."
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