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Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Orson F. Whitney manuscript for Elias : An Epic of the Ages, 1914

 Sub-Series — Box 2: Series 2 [31197231038446], Folder: 4-14
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include transcriptions of an epic poem, titled "Elias: An Epic of the Ages," written by Orson F. Whitney. It is his attempt to present doctrinal, prophetic, and historical themes of Mormonism through poetry. It begins at the bilbilcal creation of the world and ends with the last days. It was originally published in 1904 without Whitney's knowledge, but revised and published by Whitney himself in 1914. Dated 1914.

Orson F. Whitney poetry, date of production not identified

 Sub-Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [31197231038594], Folder: 7-12
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents The six folders contain originals and transcriptions of Orson F. Whitney's original poetry. Whitney was a romantic poet so much of his poetry is about religion, love, history, and nature. Most of the poetry titles are alphabetized. Date of production not identified.

Orson F. Whitney writings of others, approximately 1842-1918

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Materials include magazines, articles, sermons, and poetry by other authors collected by Orson F. Whitney. There is material written by famous authors as well as less famous members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It seems that someone at one point had gathered these clippings and keepsakes into a scrapbook of some sort. Date of production not identified.

Orson F. Whitney poem

 File — Folder 1: [31197230317908]
Identifier: MSS 6935
Abstract Poem written by Orson F. Whitney in 1885. The poem is addressed to Emily.