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Hugh Carlson and Gladys Styrlund Carlson travel scrapbooks

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 9023

Content Description

Three Hugh Carlson and Gladys Styrlund Carlson travel scrapbooks documenting vacation trips from their home in Los Angeles, California through the western United States to Minnesota, including visits to National Parks and various Utah locations. Collected materials include written narratives, photographs, maps, postcards, printed ephemera, and newspaper clippings. Materials dated 1948-1951.

Dates

  • 1948-1951
  • Majority of material found within 1950-1951

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 Hugh Carlson and Gladys Styrlund Carlson travel scrapbooks must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Hugh Carlson (1922-1995) was a director of the Department of Navy quality-assurance in California and enjoyed traveling the Midwest and western United States.

Hugh Carlson was born on July 17, 1922 to Sallie Mae Rumfield and Arthur Carlson in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas. He attended school in Sherwood, Texas. He received degrees in management and engineering at the University of California, Long Beach. He married Gladys Styrlund on August 24, 1946 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada. Carlson and Styrlund traveled the Midwest and western United States in 1948, 1950, and 1951, and documented their travels with photographs, maps, financial logs, narratives, and other materials in scrapbooks. Gladys Styrlund died on March 4, 1968 in Whittier, Los Angeles, California.

He later married Dorothy Patricia Harris on August 17, 1968 in Imperial, Imperial, California. She died on July 15, 1979 in Covina, Los Angeles, California. He retired in 1978 as director of quality assurance for the Department of Navy in Pomona, California and married Hope Orthell Keegan on December 21, 1980 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada.

Carlson died on March 24, 1995 in Gholson, McLennaon, Texas.

Biographical History

Gladys Styrlund Carlson (1925-1968) was the wife of Hugh Carlson and enjoyed traveling the Midwest and western United States.

Gladys Styrlund was born in 1925 in Viking, Marshall, Minnesota. She married Hugh Carlson on August 24, 1946 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada. Hugh and Gladys traveled the Midwest and western United States in 1948, 1950, and 1951, and documented their travels with photographs, maps, financial logs, narratives, and other materials in scrapbooks.

Gladys Styrlund Carlson died on March 4, 1968 in Whittier, Los Angeles, California.

Extent

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Left to Hugh Carlson's third wife, Hope Orthell Keegan, upon his death in 1995. Given to Ross K. Cutler uon the death of Hope Orthell Keegan, his wife's aunt, in 2015. Donated by Ross K. Cutler in 2017.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ross K. Cutler; May 2017.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history. (20th Century Western and Mormon Americana development policy II.B.5.VI, November 2013.)

Processing Information

Processed; Alexander Turner, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2017.

Title
Register of Hugh Carlson and Gladys Styrlund Carlson travel scrapbooks
Status
Completed
Author
Alexander Turner, student manuscript processor; John Murphy, curator
Date
2017 June 27
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States