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Whitney family


Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Groo family correspondence and land valuation, 1884-1906

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and a land valuation notice associated with the Groo family, dating from between 1884 and 1906.

Dates: 1884-1906

Isabel Modalena Whitney Sears correspondence, 1865

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains two letters by Whitney focusing on family and personal matters, dating from around 1865.

Dates: 1865

Joshua K. Whitney papers, 1845-1902

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, diaries, account books, and other materials by Whitney. Includes information on his missionary service in England, as well as information on the Whitney family. Materials date from between 1845 and 1902.

Dates: 1845-1902

Newel Kimball Whitney collection of correspondence, 1837-1845

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains letters pertaining to the operations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its expanding activities. Several are directed to Joseph Smith, and some were written by him or by officials representing him. Others were sent either to or from other prominent figures, including Bishop Newel K. Whitney and Bishop George Miller, who acted for a time with Bishop Whitney as a trustee-in-trust of the Church. Also contains correspondence related to the Whitney family and the...
Dates: 1837-1845

Orson F. Whitney letters from family members, 1882 March-April

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197231038420], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Materials include letters to Orson F. Whitney from his mother, Helen Mar Kimball Whitney, his sister Genevieve (Gen), and his sister-in-law Emma (Emily Ann Smoot). The letters are dated between March 17, 1882 and April 16, 1882, and give Orson updates on daily life and other events that the women experienced during Orson's absence. Dated March 17-April 16, 1882.

Dates: 1882 March-April

Papers of Whitney family children, 1957, 1843-1900

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains the papers from seven of Whitney's children, including correspondence, legal records, and personal papers dating from between 1843 and 1900. Materials document a range of family and personal activity, such as missionary service, colonization efforts, and business activities.

Dates: 1957; 1843-1900

Whitney family correspondence and other material, 1854-1910

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains letters from relatives and friends of the Whitney family, as well as other materials. Includes information on the family, as well as the individual authors lives and experiences. Materials date from between 1854 and 1910.

Dates: 1854-1910

Whitney family genealogies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306166]
Identifier: MSS SC 855
Scope and Contents

Handwritten genealogies of the Whitney, Wheeler, and Kelley families. These were Mormon families. Most of the information covers the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Also included is a four-page handwritten copy of an autobiography written by Alonzo Wells Whitney in 1844 when he was living in Nauvoo, Illinois, and a copy of the patriarchial blessing given to his wife, Henrietta Keys Whitney, by the Mormon Church Patriarch, Hyrum Smith.

Dates: 1960-1976

Whitney family papers, 1817-1910, 1957

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, diaries, account books, patriarchal blessings, and other materials related to various members of the Whitney family. Includes information on the early history of the Church and the migration to Utah, as well as missionary life, personal business and social activities, and other aspects of Mormon life. Materials date from between 1817 and 1910.

Dates: 1817-1910; 1957

To the descendants of George Burton Whitney

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336429]
Identifier: MSS 464
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and mimeographed genealogy of the Whitney family. The date of the composition of this item is uncertain. Some of the entries include biographical sketches. George Burton Whitney was born in the state of New York, lived for many years in Nevada, and died in St. George, Utah.

Dates: 1960

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Archival Object 8
Collection 3
Letters 9
Latter Day Saint missionaries 4
Latter Day Saint pioneers 4
Utah -- Emigration and immigration 4
Diaries 3