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Alexander Hedquist certificates

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7708
Contains four certificates. The certificates pertain to Alex Hedquist's education, professional career, and membership in the Kiwanis Club.

Dates

  • 1886-1947

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 folder ((0.01 linear ft.) )

Biographical History

Alexander Hedquist (1872-1965) was a student at Brigham Young Academy, a banker, and a businessman.

Alexander Hedquist was born August 9, 1872, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The family moved to Provo in 1885 to improve the educational opportunities of the children. Hedquist attended Brigham Young Academy for three years. During this time he was awarded a certificate for being one of the two best spellers in the district. Mr. Hedquist was the Chamber of Commerce President from 1934 to 1936. Hedquist married Lovina Strong in 1897, but she died in 1908. He married Ella Vivia Finlayson in 1919. Hedquist died on February 5, 1965.

Arrangement

Materials left in their original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Mary Rowe in 2006.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mary Rowe; 2006.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Illustrates part of the education available during the late 19th Century.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.
Title
Register of the Alexander Hedquist certificates
Status
completed
Author
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Date
August 2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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