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Apostles (Latter Day Saint churches) -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 303

The great bulk of the J. Reuben Clark Jr. papers were inventoried in 1967. This register is only of the Clark papers that have come to the library since that time. This addendum contains a variety of papers that cover the full life span of Mr. Clark. However, the great bulk of the material here are his personal diaries and his financial records.

Dates: 1871-1961

David O. McKay letter to Orson F. Whitney, 1922

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197231038438], Folder: 17
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Materials include an original letter from David O. McKay to Orson F. Whitney written on October 30, 1922. In the letter, McKay congratulates Whitney on recovering from surgery he had while president of the European mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He also informs Whitney about his travel arrangements to come from Canada to England. Dated 1922.

Dates: 1922

John B. Fairbanks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 841
Scope and Contents This collection consists of memorabilia, letters, essays, and biographies of Fairbanks. Three of the letters are from Joseph F. Smith, an apostle and later president, of the Mormon Church. The essays include "The History of Art" and "A Short Sketch of the Life of the Artist John Hafen" by Fairbanks.Two biographies of Fairbanks are in the collection. One is handwritten, 80 pages in length, and is entitled "Interesting Incidents from the Life of J. B. Fairbanks by his Wife...
Dates: 1891-1937

General correspondence, 1884-1912

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197231038594], Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Materials include letters to Orson F. Whitney from admirers of his writing, friends wishing him well after his son's death, Church members and leaders, family, and friends. Some of them explain the responsibilities of an apostle and detail many items of official Church business. There is also a copy of a lecture that Whitney gave to a YMMIA conference in 1888. Dated 1884-1912.

Dates: 1884-1912

Heber M. Wells letters to Orson F. Whitney, 1926-1930

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197231038438], Folder: 18
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Materials include correspondence sent to Orson F. Whitney from Heber M. Wells, who was the governor of Utah at the time. The letters say that Whitney and Wells had been friends since childhood and they contain discussions of poetry, writing, and family matters as well as general friendly banter. Dated 1926-1930.

Dates: 1926-1930

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. biographical material, 1862-1963

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 303 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Includes biographies and newspaper articles that describe Clark's life.

Dates: 1862-1963

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. correspondence, 1886-1961

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 303 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Includes various personal, business, and government correspondences. Several items contain signatures of well-known people, such as American and Mexican presidents.

Dates: 1886-1961

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. estate papers, 1959-1967

 Series — Box Addendum 40: Series 15; Series 16 [Barcode: 31197232498623], Folder: 1-15
Identifier: MSS 303 Series 15
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, and records relating to decisions regarding his estate.

Dates: 1959-1967

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. financial files, 1913-1964

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 303 Series 18
Scope and Contents

Contains Clark's financial records including, but not limited to accounts–payable, accounts-receivable, bank statements, cancelled checks, checkbooks, copies of tax returns, disbursements, estate files, expense statements, farm bills, graph paper, income tax files, income vouchers, invoices, medical payments and claims, paycheck stubs, property list, property tax files, receipts, refunds, reports, Social Security files, tax guides, and work sheets.

Dates: 1913-1964

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. funeral service and obituaries, 1961

 Series — Box Addendum 39: Series 13; Series 14 [Barcode: 31197232498631], Folder: 4-5
Identifier: MSS 303 Series 14
Scope and Contents

Contains transcriptions and audio disk recordings of talks given at his funeral, and more obituaries.

Dates: 1961