Ralph M. Aldous letters

Ralph M. Aldous letters

Dates: 1914-1917

Handwritten and signed letters. Aldous writes to Phyllis whom he often refers to as "sweetheart" and "my dear." Aldous talks about his missionary experiences, complains that his parents never write, and asks about what is happening at home.

  • Extent: 120 items (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Aldous, Ralph M.
  • Call Number: MSS 1695
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1695; Letters; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1695, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Gift of Brent Ashworth. Part of the Bette B. Ashworth memorial collection.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Brent Ashworth.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; East (U.S.)--Description and travel; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--East (U.S.); Mormon missionaries--East (U.S.); Mormons--East (U.S.)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS1695
Finding Aid Title
Aldous (Ralph M.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-01-31T10:09-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Missionary for the Mormon Church in the Eastern States Mission.



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