Robert Edgar Collet, Jr. papers

Robert Edgar Collet, Jr. papers

Dates: 1914-2009

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.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Collet, Robert Edgar, Jr, 1863-1948
  • Call Number: MSS 8199
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Collection materials are arranged in their original order.
Conditions of 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.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8199; Robert Edgar Collet, Jr. papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8199; LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Judith Busse in 2009.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Judith Busse; 2009.
Subject Terms
Barbershops--Photographs; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Retail Trade; Tourism--West (U.S.); Yellowstone National Park--History
Genre / Form
Family histories; Photographs; Postcards
Processing Information
Processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.
Appraisal Information
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.
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Finding Aid Title
Collet (Robert Edgar, Jr.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:04-0600
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Biographical Info:

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.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts