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Carl S. and Nelma J. Hawkins family histories / by Lisa Bolin Hawkins

Carl S. and Nelma J. Hawkins family histories / by Lisa Bolin Hawkins

Dates: 2012

Contains two published volumes. The first is the Carl S. Hawkins and Nelma J. Hawkins personal histories, the second is the Hawkins and Jones family histories. Both are edited by Lisa Bolin Hawkins. Each is published and typed, and contains pedigrees and reminiscences from the families. Dated 2012.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hawkins, Lisa Bolin. -- Hawkins, Carl S.. -- Hawkins, Nelma J.
  • Call Number: MSS 8110
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Carl S. and Nelma J. Hawkins family histories / by Lisa Bolin Hawkins 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 8110; Carl S. and Nelma J. Hawkins family histories / by Lisa Bolin Hawkins; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8110; LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Alan and Lisa Hawkins in 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Alan and Lisa Hawkins; 2012.
Subject Terms
Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Hawkins, Lisa Bolin; Hawkins, Carl S.; Hawkins, Nelma J.; Hawkins family; Jones family
Genre / Form
Family histories; Genealogies
Processing Information
Processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012. Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS8110
Finding Aid Title
Hawkins (Carl S. and Nelma J.) family histories / by Lisa Bolin Hawkins
Finding Aid Author
Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator.
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-05-19 14:59:52 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English.
Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Lisa Bolin Hawkins (1954- ) is a Latter-day Saint lawyer and author.

Lisa Bolin Hawkins was born on December 31, 1954 in Texas to Harvey Samuel Bolin and Wanda Jo Hail. She attended BYU, where she met Alan Hawkins. They married in 1977 and had two children. They moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1980 when Lisa graduated from law school, then return to Provo in 1983, where Alan earned a Master's degree in organizational behavior from BYU. They moved to California in 1984. In 1986, they moved to Pennsylvania, and then returned to Provo in 1990, where Lisa's husband worked at BYU. Lisa has worked as a lawyer and an author of numerous books and articles. The couple lives in Provo, Utah.

Biographical History

Carl S. Hawkins (1926-2010) was a Teaching Fellow in the University of Chicago Law School, a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court, and a professor of the University of Michigan Law School and Brigham Young University, where he served as dean of the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

Carl Stolworthy Hawkins was born on April 3, 1926 to Willard Davis Hawkins and Wilma Stolworthy. He grew up in Provo and attended Provo High School. After high school, he served as a radio operator in the Army Air Corps. He married Nelma Jean Jones on September 11, 1946. Carl attended BYU and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, then went on to receive an L.L.B. from Northwestern University in 1951. He worked as a Teaching Fellow in the University of Chicago Law School, a law associate for the law firm Wilkinson, Boyden, & Cragun, a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Fred Vinson, and a professor of the University of Michigan Law School, where he authored many books and participated in legislation. In 1973, Carl accepted a job at BYU, where he became one of the founding professors of the J. Reuben Clark Law School, where he later served as dean. In addition to his professional life, Carl served in many church positions. He and Nelma had five children. He died on April 25, 2010.

Biographical History

Nelma J. Hawkins (1926-2009) was a stay-at-home mother and wife, supporting her husband and rasing their five children.

Nelma Jean Jones Hawkins was born on December 7, 1926 to T. William and La Von Hendrichsen Jones. She grew up in Provo, Utah, and attended Provo High School and then Brigham Young University. On September 11, 1946, she married Carl Stolworthy Hawkins. They had five children. They lived in Chicago and Michigan for many years, then returned to Utah. As a young adult, she worked at Ahlander's Hardware and as a secretary at Montgomery Ward headquarters. She later became a stay-at-home mother and wife. She died on July 31, 2009 and was buried in Orem, Utah.



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