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Robert Rex Wilde missionary papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6866

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, ephemera, and a mission journal of Robert Rex Wilde. He served a Mormon mission to Japan from 1980 to 1982. The journal contains a few item of ephemera, such as business cards, a stamp, a Kentucky Fried Chicken wrapper, and a receipt. The correspondence includes letters, cards, postcards, and notes. There is also included a wedding announcement and the talk that Elder Robert Rex Wilde gave at his homecoming.


  • 1980-1982


Language of Materials

Materials in English and Japanese.

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 Rex Wilde missionary papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Robert Rex Wilde was born June 13, 1961. He served as an missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Japan from July 1980 to 1982.


4 folders (0.4 linear ft.)


Materials left in original order.

Custodial History

Purchased from Dave Annett in 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Dave Annett; 2009.


Shows life as an LDS missionary during the early 1980s in Japan. Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, Curator; 2010.

Register of the Robert Rex Wilde missionary papers
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, Curator
2010 June 3
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