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Mormons -- Ohio -- Kirtland

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Newel Kimball Whitney papers, 1817-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the personal papers of Whitney, including correspondence, account books, patriarchal blessings and other materials dating from between 1817 and 1900. These papers primarily document his church and personal business in Kirtland, Ohio and Nauvoo, Illinois. Includes extensive correspondence with his brother, Samuel F. Whitney. Documents from after Whitney's death deal with the disposition of his estate and his burial.

William Wines Phelps papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 810
Scope and Contents Collection contains original correspondence and journal extracts written by William Wines (W.W.) Phelps and his family between 1835 and 1865. He wrote the majority of the letters to his wife, Sally, in Clay County, Missouri, while he was in Kirtland, Ohio with members of the Mormon Church. The collection also contains some original letters from other family members, such as his wife and son, to Phelps. Many of the pages have just portions of letters and page numbering at the top, but they are...

William Wines Phelps correspondence and other material, 1835-1865

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains letters, diaries, poetry, and certificates written by Phelps between 1835 and 1865. Most of the material was written between 1835 and 1836, and describes Phelps's experiences in Kirtland, Ohio, during the construction and dedication of the Kirtland Temple. Includes information on life in Kirtland, activity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and accounts of the Phelps family including his wife Sally and son William. There are also letters written by John Corrill on the...