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Helen M. Christensen beanie

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5648

Scope and Contents

Beanie made by Christensen in 1927 to indicate her freshman status at Brigham Young University.


  • 1927


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

Biographical History

Helen M. Christensen (1909-2004) was a Mormon woman in Oregon and Washington.

Helen Louise Mangelson was born March 24, 1909 in Levan, Utah to Martin Wilford Mangelson and Margit Annette Christensen. She attended Brigham Young University from 1927 to 1931 and graduated with a degree in English. After graduation she moved with her parents to Salt Lake City, and taught school in Mocassin, Arizona and Vernal, Utah. In 1938 he married Thomas Hartman Christensen in San Francisco, California, and they raised four sons. They lived in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington. She died April 20, 2004 in Poulsbo, Washington.


1 folder ((0.1 linear ft.) )

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Custodial History

Beanie was presented to the library by Helen Louise Mangelson's youngest son, John Christensen.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; John Christensen; July 2013.


University memorabilia (University Archives collecting policy February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Mackenzie Swapp; October 2013.

Register of Helen M. Christensen beanie
Mackenzie Swapp
2013 October 1
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US