Journal History of the Church Research Guide
The years 1830–1923 of the Journal History of the Church are available digitally through the Church History Catalog and on microfilm in the library.
The Journal History for 1830–1870 has been copied, spiral bound, and placed on public shelves in the Church History Library. These entries are bound and displayed to make them easy to access and photocopy. (Ask the reference staff for assistance.)
The years 1924–1972 are available on microfilm only. These microfilms are in cabinets labeled “Journal History” near the reference desk of the Church History Library. (Ask the reference staff for assistance.)
The years 1830–1972 were indexed to help researchers navigate this portion of the Journal History. This index is available digitally through the Church History Catalog. It is organized alphabetically by search term (person, place, or event). You will need to identify an appropriate search term for your research.
Because the entire journal is not available digitally, you may need to record the information from the card and refer to the microfilm or spiral-bound books to access the actual archival item.
This index is also available on microfilm in the Church History Library. (Ask the reference staff for assistance.)