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Box 4

 Container

Contains 62 Collections and/or Records:

Orson F. Whitney poem and caption, date of production not identified

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Materials include "The Land of Shinehah," a poem about Kirtland, Ohio, published by Orson F. Whitney. There is also a caption of a photograph about Orson F. Whitney. Date of production not identified.

Orson F. Whitney collection of poems written by others, 1842

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Materials include one poem titled "You hoped I'd forget thee" by an unidentified author and two poems by Mrs. Sell M. Burgess, dated Janurary 20, 1842. Dated 1842.

Orson F. Whitney family papers, approximately 1847-1993

 Series — Box: 4, Folder: 1-18
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include documents relating to the family and descendants of Orson F. Whitney. Materials include pedigree charts from the Whitney and Smoot families, Zina B. Smoot papers, items collected by Horace K. and Helen Mar Kimball, family writings, correspondence, blessings, Church documents, poems, and photographs. Dated approximately 1847-1900.

Orson F. Whitney and Smoot family pedigree charts, 1993

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include a copy of the pedigree charts and genealogical files that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has for Orson F. Whitney's family (as traced through his daughter Emily Smith's line). They were originally printed in 1993. Dated 1993.

Zina B. Smoot Whitney papers, approximately 1872-1906

 Sub-Series — Box: 4, Folder: 5, item: 1-5
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include correspondence between Zina B. Smoot and her friends and family. It also includes correspondence about Zina sent to Orson F. Whitney after her death. Dated approximately 1872-1906.

Zina B. Smoot Whitney correspondence, 1878-1906

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include original and copied correspondence between Zina B. Smoot, wife of Orson F. Whitney, and her various friends, family, and other acquaintances. Topics include religion, family, children, and homelife. Dated 1878-1906.

Clara H. letter to Zina B. Smoot Whitney, 1878 April 19

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3 Item 1
Scope and Contents Materials include a letter sent from Clara H. to Zina B. Smoot. The letter is dated April 19, 1878. In the letter Clara says she wishes for Zina to recover from the whooping cough since so many people have been dying from it and other pulmonary infections. There is also other information and gossip about people she knows. Dated April 19, 1878.

Zina B. Smoot Whitney letter to Margaret Thompson Smoot Dusenberry, 1880 August 26

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3 Item 2
Scope and Contents Materials include an original letter from Zina B. Smoot to her sister Margaret "Mag" Thompson Smoot Dusenberry, dated August 26, 1880. In the letter she asks when her mother will be coming to visit with Zina and general updates about events in Zina's family. Dated August 26, 1880.

Zina B. Smoot Whitney letter to Margaret Thompson Smoot Dusenberry, 1880 October 22

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3 Item 3
Scope and Contents Materials include an original letter from Zina B. Smoot to her sister Margaret "Mag" Thompson Smoot Dusenberry, dated October 22, 1880. Zina was feeling homesick and missed her family, so in the letter she asks about them and says she'd like to see them soon. She also gives an update about her life. Dated October 22, 1880.

Zina B. Smoot Whitney letter to Margaret Thompson Smoot Dusenberry, 1881 July 27

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3 Item 4
Scope and Contents Materials include an original letter from Zina B. Smoot to her sister Margaret "Mag" Thompson Smoot Dusenberry, dated July 27, 1881. In it Zina talks about her son, who is still teething, and gives an update about their family. Dated July 27, 1881.