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Ed Rowe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 831

Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, photograph albums, newspaper articles, mementos, programs, essays, and a doctoral dissertation. The diaries were kept by Rowe when he served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wales from 1903 to 1906. Many of the materials relate to the Cambrain Association of Utah and performances of William Shakespeare's plays. Also included is a draft in three volumes of Rowe's doctoral dissertation from the University College of Cardiff, Wales, entitled: "Some Aspects of Wordsworth's Style in Verse and Prose."


  • 1903-1947


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

Biographical History

Professor of English at Brigham Young University.


2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

Two photographs were located in the journal in box 1/folder 2. Also two photo albums were located in box 1/folder 4. The photos are all from Rowe's mission to Wales and Ireland. Box 2/folder 2 contained another photo album with more pictures from Wales and Ireland. The photographs have been moved to the cold vault for preservation purposes.

Register of Ed Rowe papers
Andrea Wyss
2011 March 22
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