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The Journal of George Q. Cannon: 1849–1901

George Q. Cannon was a member of the First Presidency and an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for a combined forty-one years. His journal covering 1855 through 1901 offers a rare glimpse into the inner workings of church leadership during a time of rapid change for the church. Read his personal journal online, now published for the first time.

The Joseph Smith Papers

The Joseph Smith Papers was called “the most significant historical project of our generation” by Elder Marlin K. Jensen, former historian and recorder for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. View, search, and study the complete collection of Joseph Smith documents. Read project updates and purchase the volumes. 

Saints at Devil’s Gate: Landscapes along the Mormon Trail

This beautiful art book accompanies a Church History Museum art exhibition of the same name. The book features dozens of paintings by three Mormon painters, John Burton, Josh Clare, and Bryan Mark Taylor, who traveled and painted the Mormon Trail landscape.