Recent Publications from History Faculty

Volume Editor:
Grant Underwoo​d

This volume marks the beginning of the Documents series of The Joseph Smith Papers. While other series of the Papers include the large, multiple-entry documents-such as journals and the Book of Mormon manuscripts-that are not assignable to a single date, the Documents series presents in chronological order the core of Joseph Smith's documentary record.

Andrew L. Johns

This volume makes a significant contribution to historical knowledge and understanding in the sphere of the diplomacy of sport. The American politico-sporting scene occupies center stage, but due regard is paid to non-American topics. Moreover, the book meets the editors’ aim to provide a framework of reference for future research and publications on the interaction between sport and diplomacy.

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View Professor Craig Harline's Lecture

Part of the DeLamar Jensen Lecture series, Professor Craig Harline gave a lecture titled "Luther, Dee, and Thee: What a Youngish Sixteenth-Century Monk Might Possibly Have to do With Thoroughly Mormon You (and With the Jensen Lecture)" on October 29, 2015.

Cover Photo of Prof Harline's Lecture

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  • Joseph Smith Papers Project and Church Historic Sites Internships


    ​Fall 2016 internships at the Church History Library! 

    If you are interested in applying for one of our internships spots with the Joseph Smith Papers Project or the Historic Sites Division, you can submit your cover letter and resume today for Fall 2016. All majors are welcome to apply. 

    To apply

    To apply, please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter to Tiffany Wixom at hist_intern@byu.edu by August 5th at noonPlease use this sample resume as a resource if you need guidance on how to format your resume or what to include. Please be sure to include details of your work experience, skills, and experience, especially as they relate to the job description of this internship. Usually interviews are held in the History Department's main office but this semester interviews will be conducted on the phone.  

    IMPORTANT: This internship requires a time commitment of 7-10 hours per week over the course of Fall 2016 semester. It is preferred that students devote one full day to the internship (for example working from 8-5 pm every Tuesday) rather than splitting it up between multiple days since it does require that you commute to Salt Lake City. If you apply, it is expected that you will have room in your schedule to accommodate these hours. Please indicate in your cover letter what day you plan on working. You will also be expected to register for 3.0 credits of History 199R.  DO NOT APPLY IF YOU CANNOT ACCOMMODATE THIS SCHEDULE.


    Church History Library

    15 East North Temple Street 

    Salt Lake City, UT 84150


    Joseph Smith Papers Project – The JSPP is looking for 4-5 interns for an internship that will provide them with actual hands-on experience with documentary editing tasks such as document transcription, transcription verification, preparation of documents for web publication, research for document annotation, back matter preparation, and source checking. For a more detailed description, Click Here.


    Historic Sites Division  The Historic Sites Division is looking for 2-3 interns to help them research historic buildings and landmarks that have significance in LDS Church history. 

    Funding and Aid

    Students employed as interns at the CHL are eligible for a reduced-rate UTA bus pass. The Department of History will also have a few needs-based grants to award to our student interns this semester. More information about how to apply for one of these internship grants is forthcoming.


    Please contact the History Internship Coordinator with any questions:

    Tiffany Wixom 


    2130F JFSB




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