Contains 25 Results:
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.
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.
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.
Materials include correspondence sent to Orson F. Whitney from John A. Widtsoe, an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Widtsoe compliments Whitney on his series of books about Utah history, his book "Saturday Evening Thoughts", and his tract collection "The Way, The Truth, The Light". He also informs him that his only son will be serving in the British Mission while Whitney is the mission president there. Dated 1916-1930.
Materials include correspondence from Orson F. Whitney to his brother Horace G. Whitney, who, at the time, was the business manager of "The Deseret News". In the letters, Horace tells Orson that he needs to condense his manuscript to six hundred pages before they can publish it. Dated 1914-1917.
Materials include letters sent to Orson F. Whitney from Levi Edgar Young, a member of the history department of the University of Utah. They include comments about Whitney's published works, gratitude for Whitney's letters after the death of Young's mother, and his opinion about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints's new films. Dated 1912-1926.
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.
Materials include clippings and reprints relating to Orson F. Whitney and his work. They contain newspaper clippings, speeches, general conference talks, genealogy, blessings, and certificates, and memorabilia collected by Whitney. Dated approximately 1876-1930.
Contains original clippings of Whitney's published poetry from his scrapbook. Includes a lengthy poem dedicated to his mother, Helen Mar Kimball. Dated 1876-1886.