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Dorothy Hedquist Rowe papers, 1914-1995

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1844 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains clippings, newspapers, records, books, scrapbooks, slides, and photographs that pertain to the life and family history of Dorothy Hedquist. Outlines the childhood and adult life of Dorothy and her family in Utah, including important family events such as weddings and funerals. Scrapbooks and albums also contain materials related to her college education and professional work as a librarian. Includes some records and scrapbooks relating to her husband, Owen Berry Rowe. Dated appproximately 1914-1995.


  • 1914-1995


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 Alexander and Vivia Hedquist papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Dorothy Vivia Hedquist Rowe (1919-1995) was a school librarian for the Alpine School District in northern Utah County, Utah.

Dorothy Vivia Hedquist Rowe was born on May 10, 1919 in Provo, Utah, to parents Alexander and Vivia Hedquist. She went on to marry Owen Berry Rowe on October 16, 1940 in Provo, Utah with whom she had five children. Dorothy earned a degree from Brigham Young University in 1939, and graduated with honors from Purdue University in 1969 with a Masters in Library Science. Over the years, she lived in Provo, Utah; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Phoenix, Arizona. Hedquist Rowe was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She passed away on November 7, 1995 in Saint George, Utah.


1 box

10 folders

Language of Materials