Mission Histories and Historical Reports
This post by Steven Hepworth teaches how to explore the stats and stories you can find in mission records, including the newly digitized Southern States Mission history.
23 January 2020
Interpreting Church History Call Numbers
Learn about library call numbers and what they can tell you about the items in the Church History Library Collection in this post by Tyson Thorpe.
14 January 2020
Finding My Family in Church History—Family Treasures in the Church History Library
Learn what Emily Stanford Schultz discovered about her grandfather’s talents in this post in the Finding Your Family in Church History series.
7 January 2020
Woman’s Exponent—“The Back Bone of the Kingdom of God”
In this tenth installment in the Woman’s Exponent series, Faye Fischer looks at how the newspaper communicated ideas of religious doctrine, philosophical thought, and personal testimony.
31 December 2019
Lighting the World from Temple Square
In this post, Claire M. Haynie uses library collections to explore the inspiring origin of the Christmas lights on Temple Square and the lasting impact they have on visitors.
3 December 2019
Searching for the Hawaii Temple Dedication Photos
In this post, follow historian and writer Clinton D. Christensen and archivist Brooks Haderlie as they discover the story behind three early photographs of the temple in Laie, Hawaii.
26 November 2019
Woman’s Exponent—More Than a Domestic Drudge: Women and Education
In this ninth installment of our Woman’s Exponent series, Michelle Sayers highlights the importance women placed on education, both for themselves and for their children.
19 November 2019
In this post Ryan Saltzgiver, head of the Global Histories project, describes what he and his team have learned as they have gathered information about the growth of the Church around the world.
5 November 2019
Finding My Family in Church History—Mary Matson’s Testimony
In this second post about family history research at the Church History Library, Diane Matson explores local records that helped her understand her great- grandmother’s long-term commitment to the Church.
22 October 2019
Wish You Were Here: The Church History Library Postcard Collection
In this post, library cataloger LeChele Gishi highlights a special project focused on gathering and digitizing the library’s vast collection of postcards. She also discusses how postcards can be a valuable research tool.
15 October 2019