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Joseph J. Cannon letter

 File — Folder: 1
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.

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. letter to Francis W. Kirkham

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2383
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated March 15, 1960 and addressed to Francis W. Kirkham. Clark thanks Kirkham for a book sent to him which Kirkham wrote.

Sarah Fletcher Jones letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2529
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters addressed to Francis W. Kirkham. They were written in Provo, Utah and were often signed with "Your Cincere & Affectionate friend." Jones signed her name both as "Sadie" and as "Sayde." The items are concerned with personal matters and happenings in Provo, Utah.

Jonathan Golden Kimball letter

 File — Folder: 1
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.

Spencer W. Kimball letter to Francis W. Kirkham

 File — Folder: 1
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.

Francis W. Kirkham correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2352
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence to and from Francis and to and from his wife, Zina Robinson Kirkham (died in 1941). The items deal largely with personal and family matters.

Francis W. Kirkham correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2496
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed correspondence. Eight of the items were sent to Kirkham and one was sent by him. These items were to and from General Authorities and other leaders of the Mormon Church. The collection includes letters from Oscar A. Kirkham, A. Theodore Tuttle, Marvin J. Ashton, LeGrand Richards, S. Dilworth Young, and Reed Smoot. These persons thank Kirkham for sending them copies of his books.

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...

Francis W. Kirkham letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2376
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter, on "Provo City, Utah" stationary, which is dated 10 Oct. 1900 and addressed to "Dearest Zina." The item was signed by "Francis" who is believed to have been Francis W. Kirkham. Francis writes to his "sweetheart" telling her of his activities at Brigham Young Academyin Provo, Utah.

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.