Articles by

Jenny R

Job Post: Research Intern, Women’s History, LDS Church History Department

By August 19, 2015


The Church History Department announces an opening for a research internship with the Women’s History Team. This will be a part-time, temporary position beginning in September 2015.

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in history, religious studies, or related discipline, with preference given to those with master’s degrees and/or in doctoral programs.
•    Possess excellent research and writing skills.
•    Ability to work in a scholarly and professional environment.
•    Requires both personal initiative and collaborative competence.
Please attach a vita to your application, and email a writing sample to: jreeder@ldschurch.org

Responsibilities

Duties will include research related to contextual annotation of documents (identifications and explanations, genealogical inquiries, and biographical information), as well as detailed source checking. Research will involve work in primary and secondary sources for nineteenth- and twentieth-century America and Mormonism. Work will include general assistance to authors.

Worthiness Qualification

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

 

Women’s History

Elizabeth Ann Whitney, Emmeline B. Wells, and Eliza R. Snow


The Beginning of Better Days

By March 18, 2013


First I must say this: Hooray! The publication of the Nauvoo Relief Society Minutes has been a long time coming—one hundred and seventy one years, to be exact. The Beginning of Better Days: Divine Instruction to Women from the Prophet Joseph Smith, ed. by Sheri Dew and Virginia H. Pearce, presents powerful words and meaningful experiences, both with the Nauvoo Relief Society and with its interpretation.

Continue Reading


Hair Wreaths: A Nineteenth-Century Mormon Treasure, Part One

By September 19, 2012


DUP: Cornelia Harriet Hales Horne Clayton

Your initial reaction may be one of disgust (one naturally thinks of hairballs!) or disdain (how often did they wash their hair anyway?). Intricate designs of human hair, fastidiously fashioned into flowers, trees, and abstract designs, came to represent a Victorian ideal of nostalgia, elaborate texture, and ostentatious ornamentation in the memory of ancient human relics of the Saints.

Continue Reading

Series

Recent Comments

MHH06: New York Times Monson Obit, Petition to NYT, Response by NYT – Mormon Happy Hour Podcast on LDS Church President Obits: “[…] NYT obituaries of past Presidents of LDS Church […]”


The Other Clark on Succession in the LDS: “On point #8, it's the *future* president of the quorum of the 12 that acts as voice during the ordination, as the actual president is…”


EmJen on LDS Church President Obits: “It took me longer than it should have trying to figure out "George Smith."”


Jiminy Brunswick on Succession in the LDS: “According to Joseph F. Smith during the Smoot hearings, the selection of the senior apostle to the Presidency of the Church is "merely a custom.…”


Jason on Succession in the LDS: “I think Brian is implying that Pres. Nelson presides over the highest existing quorum in the church and thus is president of the church. This…”


Wally on Succession in the LDS: “This is, of course, tradition. There is nothing in scripture that sets this in stone. There is evidence, for instance, that when the aged Joseph…”

Topics


juvenileinstructor.org