Alexander L. Baugh, “John C. Frémont 1843-44 Western Expedition and Its Influence on Mormon Settlement in Utah”
An interview with Alexander L. Baugh, professor of Church History and Doctrine at BYU, about the famed explorer John C. Frémont and the influence of his expeditions and published report on Mormon settlement in the Great Basin.
Ephriam D. Dickson III, “’Shadowy Figures about Whom Little Is Known’: Artists of the Simpson Expedition, 1858–59″
A portfolio of photographs and drawings from James Simpson’s 1858-59 western expedition.
Susan Rhoades Neel, “Love among the Fossils: Earl and Pearl Douglass at Dinosaur National Monument”
Q&A with Susan Rhoades Neel, associate professor of history at Utah State University, about Earl and Pearl Douglass and the process of uncovering their history.
“Modern Wanderings along the Waterpocket Fold: The Diary of Ralph Becker”
Reflections by Ralph Becker on his experience hiking the entire length of the Waterpocket Fold and the intervening changes to the landscape. We also offer an interactive map of Becker’s 1980 route with links to photographs, diary excerpts, and other writings about the Greater Capitol Reef.
Utah in Focus: Buzz Holmstrom, 1938
Photographs from Buzz Holmstrom’s 1938 run of the Green and Colorado rivers. Holmstrom was accompanied by Amos Burg, Phil Lundstrom, and Willis Johnson.
Elwin C. Robison with W. Randall Dixon, Gathering as One: The History of the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Review by W. Ray Luce