Alexander Hedquist certificates

Alexander Hedquist certificates

Dates: 1886-1947

Contains four certificates. The certificates pertain to Alex Hedquist's education, professional career, and membership in the Kiwanis Club.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hedquist, Alexander, 1872-1965
  • Call Number: MSS 7708
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Materials left in their original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Alexander Hedquist 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 7708; Alexander Hedquist certificates; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7708, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mary Rowe in 2006.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mary Rowe; 2006.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young Academy; American Fork (Utah); Education, Higher--Utah--Provo; Elementary and Secondary Education; Provo (Utah)
Genre / Form
Certificates
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts. Illustrates part of the education available during the late 19th Century.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS7708
Finding Aid Title
Hedquist (Alexander) certificates
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-09T17:55-0600
Finding Aid Language
English.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Alexander Hedquist (1872-1965) was a student at Brigham Young Academy, a banker, and a businessman.

Alexander Hedquist was born August 9, 1872, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The family moved to Provo in 1885 to improve the educational opportunities of the children. Hedquist attended Brigham Young Academy for three years. During this time he was awarded a certificate for being one of the two best spellers in the district. Mr. Hedquist was the Chamber of Commerce President from 1934 to 1936. Hedquist married Lovina Strong in 1897, but she died in 1908. He married Ella Vivia Finlayson in 1919. Hedquist died on February 5, 1965.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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