Eliza R. Snow Research Guide
Eliza’s talents and life experiences have inspired many researchers and authors. This section provides examples of some of the literature that has been published about Eliza.
Academic Journal Articles
Derr, Jill Mulvay. “The Lion and the Lioness: Brigham Young and Eliza R. Snow.” BYU Studies Quarterly, vol. 40, no. 2 (2001), 54–101.
Derr, Jill Mulvay. “The Significance of ‘O My Father’ in the Personal Journey of Eliza R. Snow.” BYU Studies Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1 (1996), 84–126.
Mulvay, Jill C. “Eliza R. Snow and the Woman Question.” BYU Studies Quarterly, vol. 16, no. 2 (1976), 250–64.
Palmer, Spencer J. “Eliza R. Snow’s ‘Sketch of My Life’: Reminiscences of One of Joseph Smith’s Plural Wives.” BYU Studies Quarterly, vol. 12, no. 1 (1971), 125–30.
Reeder, Jennifer. “Eliza R. Snow and the Prophet’s Gold Watch: Time Keeper as Relic.” Journal of Mormon History, vol. 31, no. 1 (Spring 2005), 119–41.
Books and Additional Sources
Beecher, Maureen Ursenbach, ed. The Personal Writings of Eliza Roxcy Snow. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2000.
Bushman, Claudia L., ed. Mormon Sisters: Women in Early Utah. Cambridge: Emmeline Press, 1976.
Crocheron, Augusta Joyce. Representative Women of Deseret: A Book of Biographical Sketches. Salt Lake City: J. C. Graham & Co., 1884.
Davidson, Karen Lynn, and Jill Mulvay Derr. Eliza: The Life and Faith of Eliza R. Snow. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014.
Hansen, Elizabeth. A High and Glorious Place: A New Play about Eliza R. Snow. Zion’s Art, 1996.