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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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German, Scandinavian and Dutch Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
LDS Church Magazines
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5,462
ITEMS
1.8M
VIEWS
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Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
De Ster
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1,783
ITEMS
666,089
VIEWS
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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
Der Stern
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2,489
ITEMS
655,578
VIEWS
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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)
Skandinaviens Stjerne
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3,135
ITEMS
643,144
VIEWS
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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...
The Improvement Era
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879
ITEMS
602,071
VIEWS
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eye 602,071
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 Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
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2,597
ITEMS
514,352
VIEWS
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eye 514,352
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 Juvenile Instructor
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1,283
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295,293
VIEWS
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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
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312
ITEMS
292,926
VIEWS
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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
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494
ITEMS
202,110
VIEWS
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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
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204
ITEMS
60,100
VIEWS
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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...
Church History Library
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3 v. 25 cm.
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Topic: Church periodicals, Ohio -- Newspapers
The Improvement Era
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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 5,729
favorite 3
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 5,649
favorite 6
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
2 v. 22 cm.
Topic: Church periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
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favorite 2
comment 1
v. 23 cm.
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Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
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2 v. in 1 (384 p.) 25 cm.
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Topic: Ohio -- Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
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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
187 nos. (159 p.) 14 cm.
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
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
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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...
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 4,468
favorite 1
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 4,453
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 4,300
favorite 1
comment 0
4 v. 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, Korean
Church History Library
texts
eye 4,144
favorite 0
comment 0
562 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
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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
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favorite 1
comment 1
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 3,985
favorite 1
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 3,948
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
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January 1909 to August 1909, * ill. *
( 1 reviews )
Church History Library
texts
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519 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
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favorite 1
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
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favorite 1
comment 1
90 nos. (iv, 121 p.) 11 cm.
( 1 reviews )
Church History Library
texts
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532 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
335 p.: 24 cm.
Topics: Directories, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Directories
Church History Library
texts
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comment 0
Includes index. vii, 174 p. ill., facsims., maps, music, ports. 28 cm..
Topic: Latter-day Saints Business College (Salt Lake City)
Church History Library
texts
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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
by Jenson, Andrew 1850-1941
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9 v. ill., facsims., ports. 22-26 cm.
Topic: Church history -- Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 2,988
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church, genealogy
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 2,887
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,885
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 2,835
favorite 2
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,810
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,773
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 2,730
favorite 1
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 2,722
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
3 v.
Topic: Freemasons
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 2,657
favorite 1
comment 0
July 1912 to December 1912, * ill. *
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,652
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comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
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favorite 1
comment 0
January 1915 to June 1915, * ill. *
xvi, [1], 475 p.: ill.; 26 cm.
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Topic: genealogy
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,619
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472p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,619
favorite 1
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,599
favorite 1
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 2,571
favorite 2
comment 2
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,519
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 2,482
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,479
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,464
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 2,454
favorite 1
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
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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 2,403
favorite 1
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 2,376
favorite 3
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topics: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission, genealogy
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 2,312
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, General Conference
v. ; 14-29 cm.
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,305
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comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
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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
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
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favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,234
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 --...
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,231
favorite 0
comment 1
v. 23 cm.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,230
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 2,219
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals