Alexander Hedquist photographs

Alexander Hedquist photographs

Dates: approximately 1890-1949

Collection includes nine photographs of Alexander Hedquist and early Provo, Utah, taken between the 1890s and the 1940s. Includes images of the Boy Scouts and Provo schools.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hedquist, Alexander, 1872-1965
  • Call Number: MSS P 428
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
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 Alexander Hedquist photographs. 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 P 428; Alexander Hedquist photographs; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 428, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Boy Scouts--Utah--Provo--Photographs; Provo (Utah)--Photographs; Schools--Utah--Provo--Photographs
Genre / Form
Photographs
Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSP428
Finding Aid Title
Hedquist (Alexander) photographs of
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucas J. Chehda
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:30-0700
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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