Hendrickson family papers

Hendrickson family papers

Dates: circa 1889-2003

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.

  • Extent: 1 box (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hendrickson, Kristine, 1887-1952. -- Hendrickson, Peter P.. -- Hendrickson, Peter, 1869-1935
  • Call Number: MSS 2764
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of 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.
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)
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2764; Hendrickson family papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2764, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mark H. Wight, Richard Wight, Dwayne and Debra Wright, and Cindy Clark on October 13, 2003.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mark H. Wight, Richard Wight, Dwayne and Debra Wright, and Cindy Clark; 2003.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2764.xml
Subject Terms
Corinne (Utah); Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Biography; Mormons--Denmark; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Diaries; Letters; Photographs; Typescripts
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Hendrickson family papers
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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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.

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