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Materials include general correspondence from Orson F. Whitney's associates in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including general authorities such as Joseph F. Smith, about his poetry, missions, and other endeavors. There is a certificate from Logan College certifying Whitney as a professor of theology and philosophy and an 1885 letter from Whitney to the editor of the Salt Lake Tribune. Dated 1881-1904.
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.
Materials include Orson F. Whitney's correspondence from the years 1919 to 1921. There are more personal letters between Orson F. Whitney and his children, correspondence from Whitney's years as President of the European Mission, and letters between Whitney and his apostle friends George A. Smith and Heber J. Grant. Dated 1919-1921.
Materials include Whitney's general correspondence from 1924 to 1931. Most of the materials relate to his writing and speaking. Other materials include correspondence from George H. Brimhall about a spiritual dream he had when suffering from medical problems and a letter to Reed Smoot in the United States Senate, asking him to forward a letter to Charles Lindbergh. Dated 1924-1931.
Materials contain originals and transcriptions of writings by Orson F. Whitney including poetry, religious material, non-religious material, his epic poem, "Elias: An Epic of the Ages," his history of Utah, transcriptions and notes of the King Follett Sermon, and the Church history series "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: A History." There are also various clippings and reprints from newspapers, magazines, and general conference talks. Dated approximately 1842-1930.
The six folders contain originals and transcriptions of Orson F. Whitney's original poetry. Whitney was a romantic poet so much of his poetry is about religion, love, history, and nature. Most of the poetry titles are alphabetized. Date of production not identified.
Materials includes allegories and poetry written by Orson F. Whitney, alphabetically organized by titles that begin with the letters C through G. The subjects of the poems include religion, nature, The Great Salt Lake, God, and love. Date of production not identified.