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Rigdon, John Wickliffe, 1830-1912



  • Existence: 1830 - 1912

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

First Presidency letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2066
Scope and Contents

Typewritten letter addressed "to the Presidents of Stakes and Bishops of Wards" stating that John W. Rigdon; son of early Mormon Church leader, Sidney Ridgon; be given "full and free opportunity to speak to the people in your public gatherings." The item was signed by Joseph Fielding Smith and two other members of the First Presidency.

Dates: 1905

Biography of Sidney Ridgdon

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231046027]
Identifier: MSS 1274
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten biography of Sidney Rigdon. John Rigdon writes about the activities of his father before, during, and after Sidney was a member of the Mormon Church. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain. Also included are correspondence, draft of an essay, and a published article edited by Karl Keller for the journal, "Dialogue+ a Journal of Mormon Thought." Keller edited Rigdon's account for publication.

Dates: approximately 1900-1968

John Wickliffe Rigdon affidavits

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318930]
Identifier: MSS SC 2092
Scope and Contents

Printed, typewritten, and handwritten affidavits and miscellaneous items. Most of the items deal with legal matters in New York State relating to the affairs of John W. and Sidney Rigdon.

Dates: 1830-1906

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2
Affidavits 1
Affidavits -- New York (State) -- History 1
Articles 1
Biographies 1