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Church History Library

The collections of the Church History Library contain materials chronicling the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from its beginning in 1830 to the present day. The collections contain manuscripts, books, Church records, photographs, oral histories, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, and audiovisual materials. The staff creates and maintains catalogs and indexes for accessing this wide variety of information.

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American Libraries
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11
collections
15,528
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Year
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1954
99
1952
99
1951
108
1950
120
1948
110
1941
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Topics & Subjects
11,533
Church Periodicals
2,388
Church periodicals
1,777
Deseret Sunday School Union (1872-1971) -- Periodicals
1,084
Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals
502
News of the Church
204
Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Association (1877-1934) -- Periodicals
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4,379
the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints
2,890
scandinavian and danish mission
2,489
german mission
1,322
netherlands mission
1,284
george quayle cannon 1827 – 1901; deseret sunday school union (1872-1971)
495
deseret sunday school union (1872-1971)
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Language
7,420
English
3,174
Danish
2,553
German
1,798
Dutch
139
Spanish
116
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German, Scandinavian and Dutch Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
LDS Church Magazines
collection
5,462
ITEMS
1.4M
VIEWS
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Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
De Ster
collection
1,783
ITEMS
532,192
VIEWS
collection
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International Dutch Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in June of 1896 in the Netherlands. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Dutch title: De Ster. Maandelijksch Tijdshrift van de Heiligen der laatste Dagen. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08440 General Conference Issues
Skandinaviens Stjerne
collection
3,135
ITEMS
528,449
VIEWS
collection
eye 528,449
Scandinavian Star Periodical for the Scandinavian and Danish Mission from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in October of 1851 in Copenhagen. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Title varies: Skandinaviens stjerne, V. 1 (1851)- V. 105 (1956); Den Danske stjerne, V. 106 (1957)- V. 133 (1984); Stjernen, V. 134 (1985)- V. 147 (1998). Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Danish title: Skandinaviens Stjerne. Organ for den danske og Norske Mission af Jesu...
Der Stern
collection
2,489
ITEMS
502,351
VIEWS
collection
eye 502,351
International German Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in January of 1869 in Zurich. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. German title: Der Stern. Eine Monatschrift zur Verbreitung der Wahrheit. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08442 Replaced Die Reform (1862-1864) General Conference Issues News of the Church (Nachrichten der Kirche)
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
collection
2,597
ITEMS
439,806
VIEWS
collection
eye 439,806
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star was the official publication of the Church in the BRITISH ISLES from 1840 to 1970. Parley P. Pratt, an APOSTLE of the Church and the first editor of the periodical, outlined its purpose in its first issue, May, 1840, "The Millennial Star will stand aloof from the common political and commercial news of the day. Its columns will be devoted to the spread of the fulness of the gospel- the restoration of the ancient principles of Christianity-the...
The Improvement Era
collection
879
ITEMS
435,625
VIEWS
collection
eye 435,625
The Improvement Era (1897-1970) was the official arm of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association. It followed the CONTRIBUTOR MAGAZINE (1879-1896). Joined officially to the YMMIA, the Era immediately became the premier adult periodical of the Church through its General Authority sponsorship and its focus on theology, history, contemporary affairs, and life in the Church.
The Juvenile Instructor
collection
1,283
ITEMS
268,755
VIEWS
collection
eye 268,755
JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR The Juvenile Instructor began publication in January 1866 and was the first children's magazine published between the Mississippi River and the West Coast of the United States. Its first issue identified its primary audience as the children of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and its purpose was to help prepare them for future responsibilities. It was originally published as a 10 1/2 by ­15 1/2 inch four-page, three-column, semimonthly publication. The...
Conference Reports
collection
312
ITEMS
200,585
VIEWS
collection
eye 200,585
Conference Reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. &nbsp Since 1899, the Church has published official reports of its annual (April) and semiannual (October) General Conferences, commonly called Conference Reports. In the past, these reports were distributed in booklet form only to Church leaders (bishoprics and higher), Church employees, and libraries. Currently, they are only produced for historical and administrative purposes. The conference report for the Church's...
Topic: Conference Reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Instructor
collection
494
ITEMS
157,667
VIEWS
collection
eye 157,667
The Instructor was originally published as JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR , from 1866 to 1929. At first a children's magazine, it became the official publication of the SUNDAY SCHOOL of the Church in January 1901. As its pages gradually filled with articles on teaching methods and gospel subjects to be used by the several Church AUXILIARY ORGANIZATIONS, especially the Sunday School, its name was changed to The Instructor in November 1929, better to reflect its content. The Presidents of the Church were...
The Contributor
collection
204
ITEMS
61,224
VIEWS
collection
eye 61,224
The Contributor (1879- 1896) proposed "to represent the Mutual Improvement Associations, and to furnish a publication of peculiar interest to their members and to the mature youth of our people". Purchased by the Cannon Publishing Company in 1892, Abraham H. Cannon became the editor and publisher. Cannon died suddenly in July 1896, and the Contributor ceased publication with the October issue. In November 1897 the general board of the YMMIA launched an official magazine, the...
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 4,240
favorite 2
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 3,928
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 3,880
favorite 3
comment 2
2 v. in 1 (384 p.) 25 cm.
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Topic: Ohio -- Periodicals
Conference Reports
texts
eye 3,621
favorite 1
comment 0
4 v. 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, Korean
187 nos. (159 p.) 14 cm.
Church History Library
texts
eye 3,573
favorite 4
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Xi, 443 p. 23 cm. Book of Mormon, 1869 facsimile. The series was copyrighted in 1990, but was not completed until 1993. The note “Reproduced 1990” appears along the inside margin.
Topic: Book of Mormon 1869 facsim
Church History Library
by Edward Lennox Sloan 1830-1874 ; Henry Lavender Adolphus Culmer 1854-1914 ; J Graham ; Robert Wallace Sloan 1855-1926 ; Lorenzo Stenhouse ; R.L. Polk
texts
eye 3,479
favorite 3
comment 0
11 v.: ill., maps; 18-26 cm
Topics: Maps, Directories, Utah Maps, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Maps, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City...
3 v. 25 cm.
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Topic: Church periodicals, Ohio -- Newspapers
2 v. 22 cm.
Topic: Church periodicals
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 3,292
favorite 1
comment 1
January 1909 to August 1909, * ill. *
( 1 reviews )
Church History Library
texts
eye 3,224
favorite 0
comment 0
562 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 3,044
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,993
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,937
favorite 0
comment 0
519 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,847
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
texts
eye 2,734
favorite 2
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,683
favorite 0
comment 1
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,683
favorite 0
comment 0
11 v. ill., maps 18-26 cm.
Topics: Utah -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Directories, Utah -- Gazetteers, Utah --...
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,545
favorite 0
comment 0
532 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,535
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comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,439
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 2,428
favorite 1
comment 0
January 1915 to June 1915, * ill. *
Church History Library
by Jenson, Andrew 1850-1941
texts
eye 2,422
favorite 0
comment 0
9 v. ill., facsims., ports. 22-26 cm.
Topic: Church history -- Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,398
favorite 1
comment 1
90 nos. (iv, 121 p.) 11 cm.
( 1 reviews )
335 p.: 24 cm.
Topics: Directories, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Directories
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,218
favorite 0
comment 0
472p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topics: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission, genealogy
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,117
favorite 1
comment 0
Includes index. vii, 174 p. ill., facsims., maps, music, ports. 28 cm..
Topic: Latter-day Saints Business College (Salt Lake City)
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 2,096
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comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church, genealogy
xvi, [1], 475 p.: ill.; 26 cm.
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Topic: genealogy
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 2,026
favorite 1
comment 0
July 1912 to December 1912, * ill. *
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,972
favorite 2
comment 2
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
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Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 1,954
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, General Conference
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 1,953
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,917
favorite 1
comment 0
11 v. ill., maps 18-26 cm.
Topics: Utah -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Directories, Utah -- Gazetteers, Utah --...
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,878
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 1,860
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
v. ; 14-29 cm.
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,841
favorite 0
comment 0
208, [62] p.: ill.; 27 cm.. 1 map (39 x 53 cm. folded to 23 x 18 cm.)
Topics: Agriculture -- Utah, Maps, Directories, Utah Utah Maps, Utah Utah Industries, Utah Utah Directories
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,820
favorite 2
comment 1
4 nos. 24 cm.
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Topic: Church periodicals
The Improvement Era
texts
eye 1,803
favorite 2
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church periodicals
3 v.
Topic: Freemasons
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,782
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,778
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,761
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Auckland Sunday School Union
texts
eye 1,735
favorite 1
comment 0
496 p. 187 nos. (159 p.), 18 nos. (20 p.): 14 cm.
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,702
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,678
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,672
favorite 0
comment 1
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
texts
eye 1,666
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,657
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
texts
eye 1,640
favorite 1
comment 2
v. 23 cm.
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Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,615
favorite 1
comment 0
317 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topic: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission
Conference Reports
texts
eye 1,577
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,568
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
177 p., [3] leaves of plates ill., ports. 28 cm.
Topic: Church history -- Controversial Literature, Danites
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,549
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topic: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,536
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topic: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,501
favorite 2
comment 0
[56]-219 p.: ill.; 24 cm.
Topics: Directories, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Directories, Utah Salt Lake Directories, Utah Weber...
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,499
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,498
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals