Ed Rowe papers

Ed Rowe papers

Dates: 1903-1947

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."

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.). -- 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Rowe, Ed M. (Edward Morris), 1874-1951
  • Call Number: MSS 831
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of 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.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 831; Ed Rowe papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 831, LTPSC.
Related Material
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.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Wales--History; Rowe, Ed M. (Edward Morris), 1874-1951--Diaries; Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850--Study and teaching; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Welsh Americans--Utah--Provo--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Articles; Diaries; Dissertations, Academic; Electronic books; Photographs
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Rowe (Ed) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:18-0700
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Biographical History

Professor of English at Brigham Young University.

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