Typescript Biography of John William Hart prepared by Veda Hart Mattice and Katheryn Hart Conger, it includes his patriarchal blessing. Notably, John Hart's desire to see that the college maintain support and keep operating during the depression is described, and two letters pertaining to those activities are included in this collection.
Original letter from John W. Hart to President Heber J. Grant, June 5th, 1930. Hart describes the need for a meeting on the future of Ricks College and attaches a letter for Church Commissioner of Education, Dr. Merrell.
Original letter from John W. Hart to Dr. Jes F. Merrell, June 5th, 1930. Hart describes the need to meet with the Church Board of Education to discuss the future of Ricks College and local interest in it.