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Wesley Preston Walters
Manuscript Collection MS#073
Box #63

Content Summary: Biographical Files, A-R. The files found in Boxes 63-67 of the Walters Collection were compiled by Pauline Hancock and Olive Wilcox, of Independence, Missiouri, circa 1948-1960 and were received by Rev. Wesley P. Walters circa 1986-1990.

Span dates: 1844-1986 Size: 1.0 cu. ft. (one carton)

Access: This collection is open to researchers.

Preferred citation:
Wesley Preston Walters Manuscript Collection, Box 33, PCA Historical Center, St. Louis, Missouri.

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Box 63
File & Subject
ƒ01 — Finding Aid
ƒ02 — Adamson, M.H., "The Treasure of the Widow's Son" [Note by Olive Wilcox: "paper from which Durham got part of his information for his paper" – cf. Walters letter of 09/16/1975; 14 p.]
ƒ03 — Anderson, Richard Lloyd, 1963-1967, Correspondence re: Cowdery's Defence
ƒ04 — Archambault, Hubert, Tracts
ƒ05 — Asay, Joseph E., 1944, A Guide to the Blind, A Light to Them Which Are in Darkness...
ƒ06 — Baer, Kalus, 1972-1978, Correspondence with Wesley P. Walters [20 leaves]
ƒ07 — Bales, James D., 1960-1963, Correspondence; What Think Ye of Christ's Church? [1963, 49 p.]
ƒ08 — Bailey, J.W.A., 1932-1948, Correspondence; Articles, including "Notes on Utah Mormonism"
ƒ09 — Bancroft, Hubert H. [transcript of obituary and summary of views]
ƒ10 — Barnett, Maurice, 1979, Correspondence [1 leaf]
ƒ11 — Bennett, John C. [photocopy of portrait]
ƒ12 — Blackmore, John, 1954, Correspondence acknowledging receipt of donation
ƒ13 — Briggs, Edmund C., The Gospel Banner 4.2 (June 1897) [Photostat]
ƒ14 — Broadhurst, Dale, 1980, "A New Basis for the Spaulding Theory" [abstract, 6 p.]
ƒ15 — Brown, Benjamin, 1853, Testimonies for the Truth [Martin Mormon reprint no. 28]
ƒ16 — Burgess, S.A., 1947-1948, Correspondence [5 leaves]
ƒ17 — Calabrese, Joseph, 1960, Correspondence [3 leaves]
ƒ18 — Carpenter, Samuel R., 1958, untitled typescript comparing LDS and RLDS [58 p.]
ƒ19 — Chapman, Walter L., 1970, "Joseph Smith and the Presidency" [25 p.]
ƒ20 — Cheesman, Paul R., 1964, Correspondence [1 leaf]
ƒ21 — Clark, C.W., undated, "Biological Evolution vs. Special Creation" [typescript, 9 p.]
ƒ22 — Curry, Earl R., circa 1960, "What Are the Characteristics of the Endowment?" [39 p.]
ƒ23 — Davies, Charles A., 1961, 1963, Correspondence
ƒ24 — DeLapp, G. Leslie, Presiding Bishop, RLDS, 1943, Radio Messages [16 p.]
ƒ25 — Dudley, Alex, 1958, "The Purpose of the Bible and the Book of Mormon"
ƒ26 — Durfee, Lemuel, "Account Book" [Note by O.W. – "Purchase of cider liquor by Smiths, 1825-1829; See Wesley Walters letter for 9/16/1975 in personal file."]
ƒ27 — Durham, Reed C., Jr., 1974, "Is There No Help for the Widow's Son?" [2 copies, 25 p. + cover letter]
ƒ28 — Edwards, Paul M., "The Church and The Modern World" [undated typescript, 15 p.]
ƒ29 — Elliott, James E., 1973, Correspondence; 1978, "The Editing of the Temple Lot Case Transcript" [annotated, 12 p.]; Notes on Wm. Kelley papers [2 p.]
ƒ30 — Eskridge, Jack & Carol, 1985-1986, Correspondence
ƒ31 — Fahrney, Rich & Algruda, 1973, Correspondence
ƒ32 — Fenn, Lucius' letter to Birdsey Bronson, 12 February 1830 [transcription, 2 p., two copies; Note: "See James Wardle – Letter to Pauline Hancock, 13 December 1954, paragraph 3"]
ƒ33 — Fetting, Otto, news clippings ["See S-Temple Lot Church; Temple Building Experience"]
ƒ34 — Fitzgerald, John W., to Mark E. Peterson, re: lack of fair debate and discussion [1 leaf]
ƒ35 — Flake, Chad J., 1961, Correspondence re: Woodruff Book of Commandments [2 leaves]
ƒ36 — Fry, Evan A. [RLDS], 1943-1955, Radio Messages; News clippings
ƒ37 — Furnier, Thurman S. [Bickertonite], 1968, Correspondence [2 leaves]
ƒ38 — Johnson, W. Paul & Carol, 1969-1978, Correspondence; "A Criticism of the Book of Mormon," by Paul Johnson [74, [1] p.; 28 cm.]
ƒ39 — Johnson, W. Paul & Carol, 1969-1972, Ask, Seek, Knock, 15 October 1969 – 15 March 1972 [22 issues]
ƒ40 — Ham, Wayne, "Center Place Saints : A Survey of Restoration Fragmentation in Zion," John Whitmer Historical Association, April 1981 [cover letter + 16 p.]
ƒ41 — Hancock, Pauline, 1951-1962, Letters to the Group
ƒ42 — Hancock, Pauline, 1950-1957, Miscellaneous Correspondence
ƒ43 — Hancock, Pauline, 1954, Letter of Receipt for donation of copy of "Protest Movement Records"
ƒ44 — Hancock, Pauline, Poems
ƒ45 — Hancock, Pauline, Sermons on tape [index]; Early notes on the "Return" (Whitmerite)
ƒ46 — Hansen, Carol, undated, The RLDS "Cult" or the "Restored Gospel" [2 versions, 24 p. & 28 p.]
ƒ47 — Helland, Dean, 1964-1986, Missionary Prayer Letters; Correspondence
ƒ48 — Hensley, Richard, 1981, "Experience as given to…"
ƒ49 — Hogan, Mervin B., Papers : 1. Joseph Smith's Theology [1972, 26 p.]; 2. Freemasonry and The Book of Mormon [1976, 15 p.]; 3. Some Basic Facts Pertaining to Mormonism and Utah Freemasonry [1976, 30 p.]
ƒ50 — Holtermans, John P., 1959, "Grapho-Psychology: The Psychology of a Handwritten Letter" [11p.]
ƒ51 — Hunt, Charles J., Articles
ƒ52 — Ivins, Stanley, "Changes" from the history in The Millennial Star [10 p.]; The Moses Thatcher Case [11 p.]
ƒ53 — Luff, Joseph, 1892-1930ff., Sermon; Tracts
ƒ54 — Lyon, J. Edgar, 1961, Correspondence
ƒ55 — Macgregor, Daniel, "Prophetic Lectures" [outline brochure]
ƒ56 — Maley, Robert L., 1962-1971, Correspondence, including letters to Paul Johnson and Hubert Archambault
ƒ57 — Marquardt, H. Michael, 1975-1980, Correspondence; Publications : 1. The Strange Marriages of Sarah Ann Whitney…; 2. The Book of Abraham Papyrus Found; 3. Joseph Smith's 1832-34 Diary; 4. "The Use of the Bible in the Book of Mormon"; 5. "Early Nineteenth Century Events Reflected in the Book of Mormon"; 6. The Strange Beginnings of the Mormon High Priesthood Presidency"
ƒ58 — Martin, David C., 1972-1980, Correspondence; Book Catalogs
ƒ59 — Martin, David C., Mormon History 1.1 (March 1969) – 2.1 (August-September 1970)
ƒ60 — Martin, David C., Restoration Reporter 1.1 (December 1970) – 2.4 (January 1973)
ƒ61 — Martin, David C., Nauvoo Neighbor, Prospectus; 1.30 (24 Dec. 1975) - 2.6 (5 February 1976)
ƒ62 — Martin, David C., Mormon Miscellaneous, Pilot Issue (1 Aug. 1975); 1.1 (Oct. 1975); 2.1 (March 1977)
ƒ63 — Martin, David C., Martin Miscellaneous 1.1 (March 1976); The Martin Genealogist 5.1 (June 1976); "No Help For the Widow's Son" – Two Papers on the Influence of the Masonic Movement on Joseph Smith and his Mormon Church, by Jack Adamson and Reed C. Durham, Jr. [Martin Publishing Co., 1980, 33 p.; 21.5 cm.]
ƒ64 — Monroe, James M., Diary [transcript, "obtained from Betty Stevens"; 46 p.]
ƒ65 — Morgan, Dale, Selected Accounts from various newspapers [Photostats, 5 p.]
ƒ66 — Moser, Dorothy & Dudley, 1962-1963, Correspondence with Christ B. Hartshorn
ƒ67 — McConkie, C.W. [news clipping]
ƒ68 — McKim, B.L., circa 1944, Articles; Tracts [5]; Typescripts [2]; Articles [3], including "In the Image of God" in Zion's Advocate 21.2 (February 1944)
ƒ69 — Nickerson, Freeman, 1844 reprint, "Death of the Prophets…" [Martin Mormon Pamphlet]
ƒ70 — Peck, Reed, "The Reed Peck Manuscript" [Modern Microfilm Co., undated, 35 p.]
ƒ71 — Peterson, LaMar, 1958-1961, Correspondence; Problems in Mormon Text [1957, 30 p.; 28 cm.]
ƒ72 — Poffarl, Frederick J., 1969-1970, Correspondence
ƒ73 — "Polygamy" - series of articles by Israel A. Smith, published in The Saints' Herald, 92.34 (25 August 1945) – 92.42 (20 October 1945); Paper : "Is Plural Marriage Essential to Salvation?" [author's name not given; 19 p.]
ƒ74 — Raveill, Jack, Financial Law Material [RLDS viewpoint]
ƒ75 — Read, Waldemar P., 1962, "What Freedom Is Found in the Local Culture?" [dittography, 21 p.]
ƒ76 — Richards, LeGrand, 1958, Correspondence, largely pertaining to polygamy
ƒ77 — Roberts, B.H. (Brigham), Testimony, Congressional Record – House for 23 January 1900, pages 1101-1104 [two copies]
ƒ78 — Roush, Myrtle & R.Z., 1958-1973, Correspondence



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