Preached vs. Published: Shorthand Record Discrepancies (Part 2 of 3)
In her previous post, Church History Department historian LaJean Carruth introduced us to her project: reviewing the original shorthand notes that became the Journal of Discourses. Here, in the second post of a three-part miniseries, she shares examples of how the sermons of Brigham Young and other early Church leaders changed between their delivery, transcription, and eventual publication.
11 August 2020
Preached vs. Published: Shorthand Record Discrepancies (Part 1 of 3)
In this, the first of a three-part miniseries, Church History Library historian LaJean Carruth introduces her research into the shorthand transcriptions behind the Journal of Discourses—and her surprising findings.
4 August 2020
Church History Is My History: Connecting Church History and Family History
Learn about the Church History Catalog’s new feature that allows historical sources to be imported into FamilySearch’s family tree.
28 July 2020
Ask Us: Top Five Reference Questions about Pioneer Day
In this post, discover the answers to some of the most common questions about Pioneer Day that come to the Consultation Services team.
21 July 2020
Journal Writing: Importance and Influence for Generations
In this post, archivist Melanie Nef discusses the important role journaling has played throughout Church history and highlights Church History Library resources that can help with personal journaling.
14 July 2020
Ask Us: Top Five Reference Questions about the Angel Moroni Statue
In this post, the third in a new series, discover the answers to some of the most common questions that come to our Consultation Services team through Ask Us.
30 June 2020
Understanding Dates in Bibliographic Records
In this post by archivist Michelle Sayers, learn how to read and interpret the dates in bibliographic records to improve your research experience at the Church History Library.
16 June 2020
Women and Children Testify of the Restoration
In this post, Faye Fischer highlights library collections that capture women’s and children’s voices regarding Joseph Smith, his character, and his role in the Restoration.
2 June 2020
Ask Us: Top Five Reference Questions about Patriarchal Blessings
In this post, the second in a new series, discover the answers to some of the most common questions that come to our consultation team through Ask Us.
19 May 2020
Interpreting Titles in the Church History Catalog
In this post by Tyson Thorpe, learn how titles are created for materials found in the Church History Catalog.
5 May 2020