Thursday, May 09, 2013

Documenting the Lives of Mormon Women: #NGS2013 Links


Libraries in  the United States:
NUCMC (National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections:
Mountain West Digital Library:
Utah State Archives:
Online Archive of California:
U.C. Berkley, Bancroft Library, Western Americana Collection:

Digitized Books
Internet Archive:

Utah Digital Newspapers:
Missouri Digital Newspaper Project:
19th Century Mormon Article Newspaper Index:

LDS Repositories and Websites
International Society Daughters of the Utah Pioneers (DUP):
Church History Library:
Harold B. Lee Library, BYU :
Early Latter-day Saints:
(Conduct a keyword search on   “Early Church Information File,” “Mormon” and Tracing LDS Ancestors.”)
The Research Center ( Utah State Archives and Utah State History):
Cyndi’s List- LDS:

LDS Women Resources
Relief Society Magazine Index: 
The Relief Society Magazine, begun as The Relief Society Bulletin, started publication in 1914 and was discontinued in 1970. 
Mormon Women’s Studies Resource:
Mormon Women’s History Initiative:
Women’s Manuscript Collection, BYU:

Carter, Kate B. The Mormons in Mexico. Utah: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Central Co, 1953.

Carter, Kate B. Heart Throbs of the West. Salt Lake City: Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, 1939.

Jenson, Andrew. Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: A. Jenson History Co, 1901. (Digitized on FamilySearch).

Larson, Carl V, and Shirley N. Maynes. The Women of the Mormon Battalion. Logan, Utah: The Author, 1995.

Madsen, Carol C. In Their Own Words: Women and the Story of Nauvoo. Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book Co, 1994. 

Maynes, Shirley N. Five Hundred Wagons Stood Still: Mormon Battalion Wives. Sandy, Utah: S. Maynes, 1999.

Nielson, Carol H. The Salt Lake City 14th Ward Album Quilt, 1857: Stories of the Relief Society Women and Their Quilt. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2004. 

Noall, Claire A. W. Guardians of the Hearth: Utah's Pioneer Midwives and Women Doctors. Bountiful, Utah: Horizon Publishers, 1974

Romney, Thomas C. The Mormon Colonies in Mexico. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press, 2005.

Sessions, Patty B, and Donna T. Smart. Mormon Midwife: The 1846-1888 Diaries of Patty Bartlett Sessions. Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1997. 

Sperry, Kip. A Guide to Mormon Family History Sources. Provo, Utah: Ancestry Pub, 2007. 

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