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Benson family

 Family

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alvin Benson papers, 1898-1903

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8555 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains the personal papers of Alvin Benson (1859-1942), including two missionary journals and a letter written to him. All documents are dated between 1898-1903.
Dates: 1898-1903

Benson family correspondence, 1881-1965

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8555 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains letters of the Orton family, primarily from Alexander and Jane, and miscellaneous letters to or from members of the Benson family. These documents are dated between 1881 and 1965.
Dates: 1881-1965

Phoebe Benson papers, 1866-1899

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8555 Series 2
Scope and Contents The series contains the letters and journal of Phoebe Benson (1820-1904) as well as a letter she wrote to Richard Benson. All papers are dated between 1866 and 1899.
Dates: 1866-1899

Richard Benson papers, 1842-1965

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8555 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series includes the personal papers of Richard Benson (1816-1895), such as his missionary journal and patriarchal blessing, mission letters, a journal from 1868, letters written to him over the course of his life, his business journal, his business papers, and a map of the railways of Great Britain and Ireland. All included papers and maps date between 1842 and 1965.
Dates: 1842-1965

Lorraine Rowley Thompson collection on Benson family

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8555
Scope and Contents Contains journals and correspondence related to the Richard and Phoebe Benson family. Includes journals kept by Richard during his Mormon missions to England, and letters he wrote to his wife Phoebe. Includes Phoebe's correspondence with Richard regarding his second mission to England, and a journal of family history information. Includes two journals of Alvin Benson that he kept during his service in the California Mission and a letter from his uncle, James Kay. Also included are records...
Dates: 1842-1965