Local and Corporate Records of the Church
The Church History Library receives and stores thousands of local records from Church units and entities around the world. Archivist Jeff Anderson discusses their value and lists some important examples in this post.
9 January 2018
Recipes in the CHL
After viewing the Faith and Food exhibit at the Church History Library, you might wonder how to find other recipes in the library’s collections. In this post, Anne Berryhill shares useful resources you can explore.
21 December 2017
Faith and Food
’Tis the season for food and family. This post describes a new library exhibit that allows you to explore a bit of the Church’s food history and the role food plays in building community.
29 November 2017
Things You Didn’t Know (or May Have Forgotten) about Sunday School
How much do you know about Sunday School? Brush up on your history trivia and learn more about this Church auxiliary organization in this post.
28 August 2017
The Original Book of Mormon Manuscript: From Analog to Digital
State-of-the-art multispectral imaging technology has made it possible to digitally rescue historic archival materials. Brian Simmons describes how we’ve rendered visible badly faded ink that is otherwise unreadable to the naked eye.
28 July 2017
Truman Angell: From Apprentice to Church Architect
A temporary exhibit at the Church History Library features sketches and other items from early Church architect Truman Angell. Learn more about his life and about the exhibit in this post.
22 June 2017
William Weeks: Gentleman Builder
Reference librarian Anne Berryhill provides background on the history and contributions of William Weeks, the first Church architect. His work is highlighted in a temporary exhibit at the Church History Library.
16 June 2017
Why the Historical Record?
The title of the Church History Library’s blog is borrowed from an important Church history publication from the early 20th century. Reference librarian Tyson Thorpe provides some background on Andrew Jenson and his significant work.
28 March 2017
Daughters of God Exhibit
Latter-day Saint women have made significant contributions throughout Church history. Elise Reynolds describes how a temporary exhibit uses documents and photos from the library’s collections to tell some of their inspiring stories.
24 March 2017
Three Types of Records You’ll Find at the Church History Library
In a follow-up article, Keith Erekson discusses important categories of records at the Church History Library and how they can be accessed and donated.
17 March 2017