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Rich, Ben. E. (Benjamin Erastus), 1855-1913

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1855 - 1913

biographical statement

Citation:
Dates and marriage information (and children): familysearch.org Pre-mission info: article in collection

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Ben E. and Alice M. Rich correspondence, 1901-1937

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 7690
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1901-1937

Ben E. and Alice M. Rich ledger book, 1903-1943

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 7690
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1903-1943

Ben E. and Alice M. Rich papers, circa 1903-1938

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 7690
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: circa 1903-1938

Ben E. Rich newspaper clipping scrapbooks, 1906-1907

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7690
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1906-1907

Ben E. Rich scrapbook, 1906-1913

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7690
Scope and Contents Includes a scrapbook of clippings from various newspapers that are divided into three general areas. The first section of the scrapbook contains several articles about Ben E. Rich: his mission presidencies, rumors of his call to Apostleship, and his legacy after death. The second section includes poetry. The third includes dozens of editions of a repeated column, "Pilgrimage of the Utah Pioneers: Sixty Years Ago Today." The column follows the daily happenings of the Utah Pioneers as a...
Dates: 1906-1913

Emil Leroy Huber Mormon postcards

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7073
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1908-1920

William Jacobson and Sandy Borbón Rich collection on the Ben E. and Alice M. Rich family

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7690
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1884-1938