Dave Martin Hellewell papers

Dave Martin Hellewell papers

Dates: circa 1914-1994

Contains journals and personal papers of Dave Martin Hellewell. The journals describe Hellewell's daily activities, including his Church service, career, and interactions with his family members. They also document the death of Hellewell's first wife and two children, as well as his second marriage and births of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Several of the journals include newspaper clippings of political events, obituaries, and advertisements. Hellewell's personal papers include pass-along cards from his mission with his wife, a printed Family Group Record for genealogy, and a copy of the program from his son's funeral service. All materials dated circa 1914-1994.

  • Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hellewell, Dave Martin, 1897-1998
  • Call Number: MSS 7774
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Files in chronological order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Dave Martin Hellewell papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citations: MSS 7774; Dave Martin Hellewell papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7774, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Found in stacks.
Acquisition Information
Found in stacks.
Subject Terms
Hellewell, Dave Martin, 1897-1998--Archives; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; City and Town Life; Family life; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Diaries; Personal papers
Processing Information
Processed; Kelsey, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5. VII, August 2007.)
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Hellewell (Dave Martin) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kelsey Samuelsen
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-10T09:12-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

David Martin Hellewell (1897-1998) was a U.S. Navy veteran and a farmer in Ogden, Utah.

David Martin Hellewell was born on June 14, 1897 to Joseph Henry Hellwell and Martha Jane Horspool Hellewell in Ogden, Utah. He spent much of his youth in Paul, Idaho. He married Alice Etta Daniels on January 22, 1920. She passed away in 1965 on September 13. With her, he had his two children: David Martin Hellewell, Jr. and Elizabeth Hellewell, born 1921 and 1923 respectively. He remarried to Nellie Frances Fowler Daniels in 1966. Dave was a farmer, and enjoyed gardening. He was also a letter carrier for the Post Office in Ogden and a veteran of the US Navy, having served in the First World War. His son David died in 1983 of a heart attack, and his daughter Elizabeth died in 1992. David served three missions for the church. He died on April 2, 1998, at one-hundred years of age. He was buried in the Ogden City Cemetery.

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