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Joseph J. Cannon letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 821
Scope and Contents This autographed typewritten letter was written 14 February 1935 by Joseph J. Cannon, then President of the British Mission of the Mormon Church to Francis W. Kirkham, then Secretary to Chief Justice Hughes of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C. The subject of this letter is Kirkham's son, Grant, who "determined" to leave his mission four months early, and Cannon's efforts to dissuade him.
Dates: 1935 February 14

Jonathan Golden Kimball letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 2382
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated 31 Jan. 1900 and addressed to Francis W. Kirkham, Mormon author and businessman. Kimball extends Kirkham an honorable release for serving in an unnamed Mormon Church assignment.
Dates: 1900 January 31

Spencer W. Kimball letter to Francis W. Kirkham

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Identifier: MSS SC 2495
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated 25 Feb. 1960 and addressed to Francis W. Kirkham. Kimball thanks Kirkham for sending him a copy of his book "A New Witness for Christ in America--Volume II." Kimball writes that he will read it and that he appreciates Kirkham's efforts.
Dates: 1960

Francis W. Kirkham diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 772
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Kirkham describes his early life before starting his diaries in 1893. In the first volume, Kirkham writes about his education. The volumes numbered 2 through 13 were kept when he was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand. These items contain accounts of his daily activities and extensive comments on the customs of the Maori people of New Zealand. The fourteenth volume tells about the completion of Kirkham's schooling and his...
Dates: 1893-1902

Francis W. Kirkham letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1311
Scope and Contents Four typed and signed letters by Mormon Church leaders Ezra Taft Benson (1943), Bruce R. McConkie (1960), LeGrand Richards (1958), and J. Reuben Clark (1948), addressed to Francis W. Kirkham in Utah. Benson mentions visiting a number of "cooperatives,' McConkie expresses appreciation for a book received, Richards talks about the gathering of the Jews to Israel, and Clark speaks of his intention to write a book on the life of the Savior.
Dates: 1943-1960

David O. McKay letters

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Identifier: MSS SC 2494
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letters dated 19 Oct. 1942 and 3 Feb. 1944. The items are addressed to Dr. Francis W. Kirkham. McKay thanks Kirkham for information on the proper pronunciation of names found in the Book of Mormon.
Dates: 1944 February 3; 1942 October 19

LeGrand Richards letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 2589
Scope and Contents Typewritten letter dated 19 Dec. 1942 and addressed to Francis W. Kirkham of Brigham Young University. Richards thanks Kirkham for a copy of Kirkham's "A New Witness for Christ in America."
Dates: 1942 December 19

Joseph F. Smith letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2497
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten letters dated 6 May 1881 and 17 Dec. 1914. The handwritten item is addressed to Charles Coulson Rich of Paris, Idaho. Smith tells Rich about the activities of John Taylor, third president of the Mormon Church, and about financial matters. The typewritten item is addressed to Francis W. Kirkham who is called to be the president of the New Zealand Mission for the Mormon Church. This letter is signed by Smith and the other two members of the First Presidency of the...
Dates: 1914 December 17; 1881 May 6