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Hendrickson family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2764

Scope and Contents

Contains the Peter P. Hendrickson Family History, the last will and testament of Kristine Amalie Mortensen Hendrickson, the diaries and letters of Peter Hendrickson, newspaper clippings, certificates, and a five-volume Danish Bible published in Copenhagen.


  • circa 1889-2003


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

Biographical History

Peter Hendrickson was born in Denmark and, after joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, immigrated to America in 1889. He lived in northern Utah (Corinne) and worked on his farm and in the local school. His wife, Kristine, was also born in Denmark and immigrated to America in 1907. Both were active in researching their genealogy.


1 box (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Donated by Mark H. Wight, Richard Wight, Dwayne and Debra Wright, and Cindy Clark on October 13, 2003.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mark H. Wight, Richard Wight, Dwayne and Debra Wright, and Cindy Clark; 2003.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).


fd 1: photocopy of the Hendrickson Family History book fd 2: diaries of Peter P. Hendrickson fd 3: last will and testament of Kristine Amalie Mortensen Hendrickson fd 4: miscellaneous newspaper clippings, letters, and notes fd 5: Danish Bible (I) fd 6: Danish Bible (II) fd 7: Danish Bible (III) fd 8: Danish Bible (IV) fd 9: Danish Bible (V)

Register of Hendrickson family papers
Garrett Schroath
2011 March 1
Description rules
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