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Hugh Carlson and Gladys Styrlund Carlson travel scrapbooks

Hugh Carlson and Gladys Styrlund Carlson travel scrapbooks

Dates: 1948-1951, bulk 1950-1951

Three Hugh Carlson and Gladys Styrlund Carlson travel scrapbooks documenting vacation trips from their home in Los Angeles, California through the western United States to Minnesota, including visits to National Parks and various Utah locations. Collected materials include written narratives, photographs, maps, postcards, printed ephemera, and newspaper clippings. Materials dated 1948-1951.

  • Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Carlson, Hugh, 1922-1995. -- Carlson, Gladys Styrlund, 1925-1968
  • Call Number: MSS 9023
  • 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 the Hugh Carlson and Gladys Styrlund Carlson travel scrapbooks must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 9023; Hugh Carlson and Gladys Styrlund Carlson travel scrapbooks; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 9023, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Left to Hugh Carlson's third wife, Hope Orthell Keegan, upon his death in 1995. Given to Ross K. Cutler uon the death of Hope Orthell Keegan, his wife's aunt, in 2015. Donated by Ross K. Cutler in 2017.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ross K. Cutler; May 2017.
Subject Terms
Social Life and Customs; Scrapbooks; Automobile travel--West (U.S.)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; Alexander Turner, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2017.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history. (20th Century Western and Mormon Americana development policy II.B.5.VI, November 2013.)
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS9023
Finding Aid Title
Carlson (Hugh and Gladys Styrlund) travel scrapbooks
Finding Aid Author
Alexander Turner, student manuscript processor; John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-11-27 14:08:52 -0700.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Hugh Carlson (1922-1995) was a director of the Department of Navy quality-assurance in California and enjoyed traveling the Midwest and western United States.

Hugh Carlson was born on July 17, 1922 to Sallie Mae Rumfield and Arthur Carlson in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas. He attended school in Sherwood, Texas. He received degrees in management and engineering at the University of California, Long Beach. He married Gladys Styrlund on August 24, 1946 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada. Carlson and Styrlund traveled the Midwest and western United States in 1948, 1950, and 1951, and documented their travels with photographs, maps, financial logs, narratives, and other materials in scrapbooks. Gladys Styrlund died on March 4, 1968 in Whittier, Los Angeles, California.

He later married Dorothy Patricia Harris on August 17, 1968 in Imperial, Imperial, California. She died on July 15, 1979 in Covina, Los Angeles, California. He retired in 1978 as director of quality assurance for the Department of Navy in Pomona, California and married Hope Orthell Keegan on December 21, 1980 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada.

Carlson died on March 24, 1995 in Gholson, McLennaon, Texas.

Biographical History

Gladys Styrlund Carlson (1925-1968) was the wife of Hugh Carlson and enjoyed traveling the Midwest and western United States.

Gladys Styrlund was born in 1925 in Viking, Marshall, Minnesota. She married Hugh Carlson on August 24, 1946 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada. Hugh and Gladys traveled the Midwest and western United States in 1948, 1950, and 1951, and documented their travels with photographs, maps, financial logs, narratives, and other materials in scrapbooks.

Gladys Styrlund Carlson died on March 4, 1968 in Whittier, Los Angeles, California.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu