Title: Sarah Edna Hesketh Papers
ID: OGLMC 1155
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet
1899-1998; UND alum
Sarah Edna Hesketh Wrentmore Bolingbroke was born on February 18, 1899 in Rolla, North Dakota. She attended the University of North Dakota from 1918 to 1922. She majored in accounting, while also pursuing a diploma in expression from Wesley College. While at UND, she acted as President of the YWCA, was a four year participant in the Dakota Playmakers and functioned as Junior Class Treasurer. The summer after her graduation, she took courses in education to obtain a Teacher’s Certificate. She then taught high school for seven years in North and South Dakota, as well as Oregon. In 1929, she attended the Research Bureau of Retail Training at the University of Pittsburgh, received a Master’s degree and began work as a personnel director, first in Baltimore, Maryland and eventually in Akron, Ohio. After marrying Laurence Wrentmore, an auto parts salesman, she traveled with him throughout the northwestern United States, before they moved to Portland, Oregon. She was an active member in the Methodist Church and was President of the Women's Society of Christian Service of Methodist Churches for four years. Sarah continued to reside in Portland after her husband’s death in 1965. In 1986, she married George Bolingbroke, who died May 3, 1995. Sarah died December 1, 1998.
Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Note: Source: Ann Coffman (Sarah Edna Hesketh’s step-daughter).
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Sarah Edna Hesketh Papers. OGLMC 1155, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid migrated to Archon in November 2013.
Collection Material Type: Personal Papers