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Robert Edgar Collet, Jr. papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8199

Scope and Contents

Contains records of Robert Edgar Collet, Jr. Includes a family group sheet with their information and dates on their children. Also includes a collection of postcards from Yellowstone, and a few photographs. Dated 1914-2009.


  • 1914-2009


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Robert Edgar Collet, Jr. (1863-1948) was a business owner in Yellowstone National Park area.

Robert Edgar Collet, Jr. was born to Robert Edgar Collet, Sr. and Caroline Ann Pickles. He was born in Payson, Utah on September 22, 1863. He married Isabel Moore on February 27, 1890. They had nine children. Collet was a business owner, who opened a pool hall and barbershop and tourist shop in western Yellowstone. He died on August 31, 1948 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and was buried there.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Collection materials are arranged in their original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Judith Busse in 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Judith Busse; 2009.


Western American business and labor history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.II, August 2007.)

Pertains to the work of Robert Edgar Collet, Jr., a business owner in the Western states.

Processing Information

Processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.

Register of the Robert Edgar Collet, Jr. papers
Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
2013 May 7
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States