Mormon Church -- Apostles -- Correspondence
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The great bulk of the J. Reuben Clark Jr. papers were inventoried in 1967. This register is only of the Clark papers that have come to the library since that time. This addendum contains a variety of papers that cover the full life span of Mr. Clark. However, the great bulk of the material here are his personal diaries and his financial records.
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 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 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.
Contains Clark's financial records including, but not limited to accounts–payable, accounts-receivable, bank statements, cancelled checks, checkbooks, copies of tax returns, disbursements, estate files, expense statements, farm bills, graph paper, income tax files, income vouchers, invoices, medical payments and claims, paycheck stubs, property list, property tax files, receipts, refunds, reports, Social Security files, tax guides, and work sheets.