Rich, Ben. E. (Benjamin Erastus), 1855-1913
- Existence: 1855 - 1913
Citation:Dates and marriage information (and children): familysearch.org Pre-mission info: article in collection
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence mostly written to Alice M. Rich from Ben E. Rich. Other letters include those written from Ben Rich to various recipients conducting Eastern or Southern States Mission business. One 1913 letter was written to Alice M. Rich from a friend in condolences of Ben E. Rich's death earlier that year. A 1937 letter is addressed to Francis Rich, son of Ben and Alice.
One folder containing a ledger book that holds various newspaper and magazine clippings. The clippings vary between articles and poems. Owner of the book is unknown. Some articles are about Ben E. Rich.
Contains various papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia. Included are certificates granting Ben E. Rich membership in the Masons and Knights Templar of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Rich family reunion information, and a collection of newspaper clippings regarding church news and Ben E. Rich.
Includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings from the "Semi-Weekly News," probably an early version of the Deseret News that was published in Salt Lake City, Utah, between 1889 to 1922. The articles broadly discuss national and international issues and economics in Utah, as well as Ben E. Rich and the Southern States Mission and leadership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Collection contains 57 postcards with images related to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The first fifty are a collection of Mormon postcards published by Ben E. Rich, of Chattanooga, Tennessee. These were never stamped or addressed and were created between 1910 and 1920. The remaining seven postcards were posted and are addressed to Elder E.L. Huber in Trenton, New Jersey. These last postcards are all dated to the winter of 1908 to 1909.
Collection includes 19th century and early 20th century pamphlets that largely deal with issues related to controversy, doctrine, and organizations within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The papers also include four volumes of newspaper clippings, a calendar diary owned by William McLachlan, correspondence from Ben E. Rich to Alice M. Rich, schoolbooks used by Alice M. Rich in 1884, and other various papers and documents.