Table of Contents



  • --Missionaries in the American Religious Marketplace: Mormon Proselyting in the 1830s Steven C. Harper, 1
  • --Mormon Leaders in Politics: The Transition to Statehood in 1896 Edward Leo Lyman, 30
  • --J. Golden Kimball: Private Life of a Public Figure James N. Kimball, 55
  • --Mary Bennion Powell: Polygamy and Silence John Bennion, 85
  • --The Origin of the Word of Wisdom Clyde Ford, 129
  • --The Curious Meet the Mormons: Images from Travel Narratives, 1850s and 1860s Craig S. Smith, 155
  • --Making the Most of Leisure: Depression, Recreation, and the Improvement Era Richard Ian Kimball, 182


  • --Forgotten History: Recovering Helen Mar Whitney's Story of the Early Church Jeni Broberg Holzapfel Richard Neitzel Holzapfel, 207


--Andrew F. Smith. The Saintly Scoundrel: The Life and Times of John C. Bennett Donald Q. Cannon, 224

--Jean Bickmore White. Charter for Statehood: The Story of Utah's State Constitution Thomas G. Alexander, 226


--Parker Nielson. The Dispossessed: Cultural Genocide of the Mixed- Blood Utes. An Advocate's Chronicle, 230

--Wayne Ham. Geoffrey F. Spencer: Advocate for an Enlightened Faith, 231

--Barbara B. Smith and Shirley W. Thomas. When the Key Was Turned: Women at the Founding of the Relief Society, 233

--Robert H. Moss. Soldiers N' Saints: An Historical Novel, 233

--Lee Allred. "For the Strength of the Hills," in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 13, ed. Dave Wolverton, 235

--Colleen Whitley, ed. Worth Their Salt: Notable But Often Unnoted Women of Utah, 235

--Fred C. Collier and William S. Harwell, eds. Kirtland Council Minute Book, 236

--Hartt Wixom. Edward Partridge: The First Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 237

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