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Gordon Olaf Hendrickson

Gordon Olaf Hendrickson, American archivist. Leader Boy Scouts American, Des Moines, since 1990; Member of National Association Government Archives and Recordings Administrators (council member 1994-1996), Council State Archivists 1990-1994, (chair 1992-1993, secretary since 2003, treasurer since 2005), American Associate State and Local History, Midwest Archives Conference (council member 1986-1988), Society of America Archivists.

Background

  • Hendrickson, Gordon Olaf was born on December 27, 1946 in Spring Lake, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Olaf Stene and Margaret Edith Hendrickson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Wisconsin State University, 1968. Master of Arts, Colorado State University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wyoming, 1975.

    Career

    • Project archivist Wyoming State History Society, Cheyenne, 1975—1976. Assistant professor University of Wyoming, 1975—1976, project director, 1976—1977, Immigration History Research Center, St. Paul, 1977—1979. Associate director Western History Manuscript College Knights of Columbus, Kansas City, Missouri, 1980—1987.

      State archivist State of Iowa, Des Moines, since 1987. Administrator History Society Iowa, since 2004. Consulting historian Attorney General, Cheyenne, 1987—2001.

      With United States Army, 1969-1971.

    Works

    • Editor: (book) Peopling the High Plains, 1977, Living Wyoming's Past, 1983.

    Membership

    Leader Boy Scouts American, Des Moines, since 1990. Member of National Association Government Archives and Recordings Administrators (council member 1994-1996), Council State Archivists 1990-1994, (chair 1992-1993, secretary since 2003, treasurer since 2005), American Associate State and Local History, Midwest Archives Conference (council member 1986-1988), Society of America Archivists.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Flasch Hendrickson, June 8, 1974. Children: Anders O.F., Rosina B.F., Karl F.F.
    • father: Olaf Stene
    • mother: Margaret Edith Hendrickson
    • spouse: Barbara Flasch Hendrickson
    • children: Anders O.F. Hendrickson
    • Rosina B.F. Hendrickson
    • Karl F.F Hendrickson
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    Born December 27, 1946
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Wisconsin State University
    • 1972
      Colorado State University
    • 1975
      University of Wyoming
    • 1975 - 1976
      Project archivist Wyoming State History Society
      Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      assistant, professor University of Wyoming
    • 1980 - 1987
      associate, director Western History Manuscript College Knights of Columbus
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1987
      state archivist State of Iowa
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 2004
      administrator, History Society Iowa
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