Orson F. Whitney papers [photocopies], 1876-1931  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931
Title
Orson F. Whitney papers [photocopies]
Dates
1876-1931 (inclusive)
Quantity
3 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn1400
Summary
The Orson F. Whitney papers (1876-1931) consist of photocopies of the diaries, notebooks, and autobiography of Orson F. Whitney, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from 1906 until his death in 1931.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Orson Ferguson Whitney was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 1 July 1855. He served as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from 1906 until his death in 1931. Whitney was also a politician, journalist, and taught at Brigham Young College during the 1890s. He was also the author of several publications and wrote the lyrics to a few of the LDS Church's hymns. Whitney died on 16 May 1931 in Salt Lake City.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Orson F. Whitney papers (1876-1931) consist of photocopies of the diaries, notebooks, and autobiography of Orson F. Whitney, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from 1906 until his death in 1931.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Orson F. Whitney papers [photocopies], ACCN 1400, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: ACCN 1400.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1 Notebook and Diaries 1876-1894
2 Diaries 1895-1906
3 Diaries 1906-1911
4 Diaries 1911-1917
5 Diaries 1918-1926
6 Diaries and Autobiography 1926-1931

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormon Church--Apostles
  • Mormon Church--Missions--England
  • Mormon Church--Missions--Ohio
  • Mormons--Diaries
  • Mormons--Missionary experiences--England
  • Mormons--Missionary experiences--Ohio
  • Personal Names :
  • Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931
  • Geographical Names :
  • Utah--Politics and government
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Autobiographies
  • Diaries