In the whirlpool : the pre-manifesto letters of President Wilford Woodruff to the William Atkin family, 1885-1890
Title
In the whirlpool : the pre-manifesto letters of President Wilford Woodruff to the William Atkin family, 1885-1890

Author
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898

ISBN
9780870623905

Publication Information
Norman, Okla. : Arthur H. Clark Co., 2011.

Physical Description
232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Contents
Part one: Introduction -- A friendship forged in exile : Wilford Woodruff and William and Rachel Atkin family / The odyssey of a Latter-day prophet : Wilford Woodruff and the Manifesto of 1890 / The principle revoked : Mormon reactions to Wilford Woodruff's 1890 Manifesto / Part two: The pre-manifesto correspondence, 1885-1890 -- December 1885 -- July-December 1887 -- July-December 1888 -- January-December 1889 -- January-November 1890.

Abstract
Well-edited collection of previously unpublished letters that provides insights into Wilford Woodruff's thought and perplexities, personal feelings and inner struggles, leading up to his 1890 Manifesto on polygamy.

Personal Subject
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898-Correspondence.
 
Atkin, William, 1835-1900-Correspondence.
 
Atkin, Rachel Thompson, 1835-1903-Correspondence.
 
Atkin family-Correspondence.

Subject
Mormon Church -- Presidents -- Correspondence.
 
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
 
Records and correspondence.

Added Author
Neilson, Reid L., 1972-
 
Alexander, Thomas G., 1935-
 
Shipps, Jan, 1929-


LibraryCollectionMaterial TypeCall NumberStatus
St. George BranchSpecial CollectionsSpecial CollectionsSP 289.3092 WoodruffChecked In