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Robert M. Wilson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8246

Scope and Contents

Contains diaries, photographs, and mission material of Robert M. Wilson from his mission to the Southern States, particularly Mississippi, from 1939 to 1940. Material dates from between 1934 and 1940.


  • 1934-1940


Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Open for public research.

Biographical History

Robert M. Wilson (1909-1955) was a Latter-day Saint missionary from Scotland and Canada to the Southern States Mission.

Robert Moir Wilson was born June 12, 1909 in Glasgow, Scotland to Benjamin Higgins Wilson and Mary Moir Wilson, the 6th of 9 children. He was a Latter-day missionary to the Southern States Mission from 1939-1940. He later married Katherine B. Griffin on April 28, 1942 in Greenville, Mississippi. He passed away May 31, 1955 in Greenville, Mississippi.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged by material type.

Custodial History

Donated by Mary Stovall Richards in 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mary Stovall Richards; 2013.


LDS scholarship and historiography (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.III, August 2007.)

Processing Information

Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.

Register of the Robert M. Wilson papers
Peter Hoyt and John M. Murphy
2013 September 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