Mormon Church -- Presidents
Found in 164 Collections and/or Records:
Sam Riker letter to Brigham Young
Handwritten and signed letter, dated May 5, 1870, written in Amelia, Ohio, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Riker offers to sell Young a formula for $10,000 in gold for the making of an inexpesive explosive.
William Wollerton Riter letters
Handwritten and signed letters. Also included is an "Estimate of cost of Construction of one mile of narrow gauge railroad." Riter writes to the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young, concerning the value of the coal reserves in Summit County, Utah, and the expenses of building a railroad in the area.
Bernardino Rivadavia letter
Handwritten and signed letter. The item was addressed to a chief engineer in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Rivadavia gives the engineer permission to close a contract. Also included is a typed and signed letter from Spencer W. Kimball describing Rivadavia as "one of the most honest and finest builders of Argentina."
William H. Robinson letter
Handwritten and signed letter, dated March 2, 1876, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Robinson and George Howard Marvin write concerning Utah Southern Railway Company Stock.
Ronald W. Walker books with marginalia, approximately 1950-2016
Contents include published books collected by Ronald W. Walker containing significant annotations or marginalia. These books are non-fiction and deal with aspects of Mormon history and also the history of the state of Utah. Materials dated approximately 1950-2016.
Ronald W. Walker collected materials on Mormonism, approximately 1950-2016
Contents includes research materials on Mormonism collected by Ronald W. Walker, and stored in a filing cabinet. These materials consist of journal articles with annotations by Walker, his own research notes, indexes and bibliographies on Mormonism, and other unique items on Mormonism he collected. Materials are dated approximately 1950-2016.
Ronald W. Walker correspondence, approximately 1950-2016
Contents include the correspondence of Ronald W. Walker. These materials consist of letters Walker sent or received from other historians or professors about his research or work. Topics include the Mountain Meadow Massacre, the Godbeites, and the Salt Lake Tabernacle. Materials dated approximately 1950-2016.
Ronald W. Walker drafts for the book "Mormon History", approximately 1998-2000
Contents include drafts of the book "Mormon History," by Ronald W. Walker, James B. Allen, and David J. Whittaker. These materials consist of written drafts and chapters of the book "Mormon History," with annotations and notes by all the authors. The original title of the book was going to be "Reflections on Mormon History." Materials dated approximately 1998-2000.
Ronald W. Walker miscellaneous research materials, approximately 1950-2016
Contents include miscellaneous research materials that Ronald W. Walker collected. These materials consist of Walkers own materials such as drafts of book chapters, journal articles, and book manuscripts. As well other authors articles, indexes and bibliographies with his own annotations. There are also other unique notes and items concerning Mormonism the Walker collected. These materials have no order and were labeled as miscellaneous. Materials dated approximately 1950-2016.