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Lyman, Richard Roswell, 1870-1963



  • Existence: 1870 - 1963


Richard Roswell Lyman (1870-1963) was a civil engineer and ecclesiastical leader in Utah. He was an apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1918 to 1943.

Richard R. Lyman Collection, 1991: p.1 (Richard Roswell Lyman, b. Nov. 23, 1870 in Fillmore, Millard Co., Utah) p. 8 (d. Dec. 31, 1963)

Wikipedia, Dec. 8, 2010 (Richard R. Lyman; Richard Roswell Lyman; d. in Salt Lake City, Utah; civil engineer, teacher; served as an apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1918-1943)

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

General correspondence, 1880-1927

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197231038438], Folder: 22
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Materials include correspondence sent to Orson F. Whitney from friends, Church leaders, and admirers (including George H. Brimhall, Benjamin Cluff, and Richard R. Lyman). The writers of the letters compliment his writings, solicit advice, provide general updates, discuss travels, and inquire about gospel principles. Dated 1880-1927.

Dates: 1880-1927

Richard Roswell Lyman letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322882]
Identifier: MSS SC 2597
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 23 Feb. 1907 and addressed to "My dear Mrs. Latimer." The item relates to the work being done on an irrigation canal probably in Hinckley, Utah.

Dates: 1907 February 23

Richard Roswell Lyman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1079
Abstract Biographical materials, memorabilia, journals, and writings. These items include typescripts of published biographies of Richard R.'s grandfather, Amasa M. Lyman and his father, Francis M. Lyman by Albert R. Lyman. These materials describe the history of the Lyman family in New England, California, and Utah. Richard R. Lyman's journals (1919-1937) record his daily activities and also served as notebooks for ideas. He records his feelings about religion, his family, education, engineering,...
Dates: 1890-1963

Mutual Improvement Associations presentation of the contributors

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233282778]
Identifier: Vault MSS 27
Scope and Contents

Printed and signed circulars. "Presentation of the Contributors and Improvement Eras made by the General Board of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association." The items were signed by George Albert Smith, Richard R. Lyman, and Melvin J. Ballard.

Dates: 1923

Reed Smoot diaries, 1880-1932

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten diaries documenting the life of Reed Smoot as kept by himself. Includes discussion of his home and family life, thoughts, and other daily events. Dated 1880-1932.

Dates: 1880-1932

Reed Smoot financial papers, 1827-1940

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains financial records of Reed Smoot. Includes bank account books, information on the Smoot Investment Company, and banking records. Contains checks and statements from the Commercial Bank of American Fork and the First National Bank of Salt Lake City, as well as other companies. Also includes checks and receipts. Dated 1827-1940.

Dates: 1827-1940

Reed Smoot legislative papers, 1913-1922

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 11
Scope and Contents

Contains papers related to the legislative career of Reed Smoot. Includes hard bound copies of Revenue Bill and Tariff Duties for 1913, annotated by Senator Smoot and bound volumes of Tariff Acts, 1921-1922. Also contains writings and Newspaper articles relating to the senator's Home Economic Bill, and other bound volumes and newspaper articles. Dated 1913-1922.

Dates: 1913-1922

Reed Smoot mementoes, 1877-1967

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains ephemeral artifacts and mementoes from the life and career of Reed Smoot. Includes objects such as Smoot's election pins, memorials written by others about Smoot, and Christmas cards. Also consists largely of invitations to events and calling cards. Dated 1877-1967.

Dates: 1877-1967

Reed Smoot microfilm, 1880-1966

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 12
Scope and Contents

Contains several rolls of microfilm, unlabelled. Includes labelled boxes of microfilm which are images of Smoot's diaries. Dated 1880-1966.

Dates: 1880-1966