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Walter M. Wolfe biographical information, 1892-approximately 1983

Identifier: UA 366 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Assorted items prepared by Shirley Wolfe (biographical sketch, diary information, list of written and published works, etc.), published and unpublished references to Wolfe, Juvenile Instructor articles about the Expedition, list of references to correspondence found in Wolfe's diaries, and Wolfe family information from the Provo City Cemetery (his wife, Caroline; their daughter Sarah, etc.)


  • 1892-approximately 1983

Conditions Governing Access

The microfilm copy is open without restriction. Access to the original materials must be given witn permission from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

From the Collection: Born in New York City, March 28, 1859. Convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1890. Teacher at Brigham Young Academy (Provo, Utah), 1894-1902; member of the academy's South American expedition led by Benjamin Cluff, 1900-1901. Missionary in England, 1902-1904, where he was an associate editor of the Millennial Star in 1904. Professor of geology and theology at Brigham Young College (Logan, Utah), 1904-1906. Severed his ties with the Church of Jesus Christ, 1906. Subsequently resided in Parkville, Missouri, where he died, March 23, 1932.


6 folders



Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Existence and Location of Copies

The collection has been microfilmed, and occupies 3 reels. Call numbers for these materials are SCM 001 351-353. For a guide to the microfilm contents, see the in-print copy of the finding aid in the Special Collections Reference area.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States