William Edwin Rappleye diaries

William Edwin Rappleye diaries

Dates: 1911-1914

Handwritten diaries. Most of the entries were made while Rappleye was serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States. Also included are items related to Rappleye's life after his return to Cowley, Wyoming, and his job in a Billings, Montana, sugar factory.

  • Extent: 3 v. (ca. 500 p.)
  • Creator: Rappleye, William Edwin, 1887-1930
  • Call Number: MSS 832
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diaries 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 832; William Edwin Rappleye diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 832, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Rappleye, William Edwin, 1887-1930--Diaries; Billings (Mont.)--History--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Cowley (Wyo.)--History--Sources; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--East (U.S.)--History; Mormons--Montana--Billings--History; Mormons--Wyoming--Cowley--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Diaries; Electronic books
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Rappleye (William Edwin) diaries
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Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:18-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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