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Roni C. Ahlquist collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2269

Scope and Contents

Roni C. Ahlquist collection, 1890-1964 contains photographs, journals, postcards, and family documents.


  • 1890-1964


Conditions Governing Access

Open to public access; Kept in remote storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Roni C. Ahlquist collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Roni C. Ahlquist was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1886. He served a LDS Mission to Sweden from 1909 to 1911. He was drafted into the U.S. armed forces becoming corporal in Company C, 161st infantry, 41st division. Ahlquist was killed in Verdun, France just before the war ended on 8 Oct. 1918.


2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Roni C. Ahlquist collection, 1890-1964 includes six series: Series 1: Mission journals, 1909-1911 -- Series 2: Patriarchal blessings (family), 1886, 1917 --Series 3: World War I letters, 1917-1918 -- Series 4: World War I relics and newspaper clippings, undated -- Series 5: Photographs, 1890-1964 -- Series 6: Postcards, 1909-1914.

Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 2001.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated ; Lyndon W. Cook; 2001.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.

Register of Roni C. Ahlquist collection
Garrett Schroath
2011 May 5
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