Ask Us
    In this post, James MacDonald guides you through the library’s reference and consultation services and explains how it could help with your research
    16 July 2019
    Musical Missionaries
    In this post, archivist Michelle Sayers tells the story of missionary musical groups using research from the Church History Library’s collections.
    9 July 2019
    Early Missionaries Who Circumnavigated the Globe
    In this post, Korben McBride highlights the perilous sea journeys of early Latter-day Saint missionaries as recounted in journals and other collections held in the library.
    3 July 2019
    Woman’s Exponent—Daughters of Zion: Female Biographical Narratives
    In the fourth installment of the Woman’s Exponent series, Anne Berryhill highlights the personal stories women shared through biographies, tributes, and reminiscences.
    27 June 2019
    Ten Years in a Fabulous Facility
    In this post, library director Keith Erekson describes some of the benefits of the Church History Library building on its 10-year anniversary.
    18 June 2019
    A Day for Prayer
    In this post, military historian Alison White emphasizes the importance of prayer on D-Day, commemorating 75 years since the historic invasion that changed the course of WWII.
    6 June 2019
    Woman’s Exponent—Poetry Proponent
    This third installment of the Woman’s Exponent series explores the significance and the beauty of the poetry published in the magazine.
    28 May 2019
    Patriarchal Blessings at the Church History Library
    In this second of two posts on patriarchal blessings, library staff explain how blessings are processed and preserved and how you can access your blessing and the blessings of family members online.
    6 May 2019
    Woman’s Exponent—I Would Learn the Healer’s Art: Medicine and Remedies
    In this second post in a series highlighting the Woman’s Exponent magazine, Jen Barkdull uses quotes to feature women’s attitudes toward medicine and home health care.
    25 April 2019
    A History of Patriarchs and Patriarchal Blessings
    In the first of two posts, we share a brief history of the office of the patriarch and the efforts of the Church History Library to preserve patriarchal blessings. Part two will cover how to request blessings and how blessings are preserved.
    26 March 2019