Mary Aitken school certificates

Mary Aitken school certificates

Dates: 1905-1950

Includes three graduation certificates from Utah Schools for Mary M. Stoker (Utah County Grammar School, Spanish Fork High School, and Brigham Young University) as well as one certificate given to her future husband James N. Aitken (Utah County Grammar School).

  • Extent: 4 folders (0.4 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Aitken, Mary, 1898-1985
  • Call Number: MSS 4050
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 the Mary Aitken school certificates must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4050; Mary Aitken school certificates; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4050, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Alta Rowley in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Alta Rowley; 1978.
Subject Terms
Spanish Fork High School (Spanish Fork, Utah); Education; Elementary and Secondary Education; Schools--Utah
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Megan Mathews; 28 June 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Aitken (Mary) school certificates
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and Meghan Mathews, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:41-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mary Manila Aitken (1898-1985) was married to James Nathan Aitken. Together they had three children.

Mary Manila Aitken was born on 9 August 1898 in Spanish Fork, Utah, to John Stephen Stoker and Mary Elizabeth West. On 25 May 1921 she married James Nathan Aitken in Salt Lake City. James Aitken was born on 24 September 1891 in Lake Shore, Utah, to Joseph Ellsworth Aitken and Sarah Elizabeth Clayson. James Aitken died on 19 January 1974 in Provo, Utah, and Mary died on 28 December 1985 in Kearns, Utah.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts