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Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Horace K. and Helen Mar Whitney papers, 1847-1866

 Sub-Series — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [31197231038420], Folder: 10, item: 1-7
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include keepsakes, letters, and poems collected by Horace K. Whitney and Helen Mar Kimball. Includes cards and a woven envelope that were made by or given to Helen. There is also a letter from Helen to Horace. Materials also include an envelope that belonged to Louisa Beaman, the first plural wife sealed to Joseph Smith. Dated 1847-1866.

Orson F. Whitney clippings and reprints, approximately 1876-1930

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Materials include clippings and reprints relating to Orson F. Whitney and his work. They contain newspaper clippings, speeches, general conference talks, genealogy, blessings, and certificates, and memorabilia collected by Whitney. Dated approximately 1876-1930.

Orson F. Whitney correspondence, 1873-1931

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [31197231038594], Folder: 1-6
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include originals and transcriptions of correspondence between Orson F. Whitney and other Church members, Church leaders, family members, and friends. The correspondence gives information about Whitney's mission to Europe, both as a missionary and mission president. It also contains information about Church members' experiences during the anti-polygamy campaign in the United States. There is also personal information about Whitney's family, reports of his trip to Nauvoo, answers to...

Orson F. Whitney correspondence with family, 1873-1883

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include originals and transcriptions of correspondence between Orson F. Whitney and various members of his family, mostly his parents, Horace K. Whitney and Helen Mar Kimball Whitney. They contain inquiries about his family's health, information about travels, writings, daily life, missions, Church service, health, and work. Dated 1873-1883.

Orson F. Whitney family papers, approximately 1847-1993

 Series — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [31197231038420], 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 general correspondence, 1880-1931

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include general correspondence written by Orson F. Whitney as well as his various friends, family, Church acquaintances, and fans of his writing. There is information about his missions to Europe, time as mission president of the European Mission, writing and published works, personal family concerns, financial issues, Church matters, and his work as a teacher. Dated 1880-1931.

Orson F. Whitney general writings, approximately 1892-1930

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include originals and transcriptions of religious and non-religious writings by Orson F. Whitney. They include speeches, sermons, talks, congressional addresses, essays, and publications about writing, poetry, education, history, religion, Mormonism, America, friends and family, gender, romance, and politics. Dated approximately 1892-1930.

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 manuscript for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints : A History, date of production not identified

 Sub-Series — Box 2: Series 2 [31197231038446], Folder: 15-25
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials include transcriptions of parts of "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: A History," written by Orson F. Whitney. As the title indicates, the work summarizes the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including biblical history that Whitney viewed as essential to the foundation of Mormonism. This collection contains the introduction and ten chapters. Date of production not identified.

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.