How do I find resources on the print culture of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?
Below is a short list of resources and strategies for finding research conducted about the print culture and the history of printing and publication in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
A descriptive bibliography of the Mormon Church.
BYU Library Call Number: BX 8601 .C859d 1997
History of the press in western New-York from the beginning to the middle of the nineteenth century.
BYU Library Call Number: PN 4844 .N7 F66 1973
Printing in Deseret Mormons, economy, politics & Utah's incunabula, 1849-1851: a history and descriptive bibliography.
BYU Library Call Number: Z 209 .U89 S28 2000
Early Mormon pamphleteering.
BYU Library Call Number: BX 8605 .W617e 2003
Subjects to use while searching the library catalog:
Gutjahr, Paul C. “The golden Bible in the Bible’s golden age: The Book of Mormon and antebellum print culture.” American Transcendental Quarterly Vol. 12: No. 4 (Dec. 1998), p. 275-293.
Tanner, Terence A. “The Mormon Press in Nauvoo, 1839-1846.” Western Illinois Regional Studies Vol. 11: No. 2 (Fall 1988), p. 5-29.
Whittaker, David J. “Early Mormon imprints in South Africa.” BYU Studies, Vol. 20: No. 4 (Summer 1980), p. 404-416.
Whittaker, David J. “Joseph B Keeler Print Culture and the Modernization of Mormonism 1885-1918.” In Religion and the culture of print in modern America. BYU Library Call Number: Z 286 .R4 R43 2008
Whittaker, David J. “Parley P. Pratt and early Mormon print culture.” In Parley P. Pratt and the making of Mormonism.BYU Library Call Number: BX 8670.1 .P886pm 2011
Whittaker, David J. “Presidential Address: The Web of Print: Toward a History of the Book on Early Mormon Culture.” Journal of Mormon History Vol. 23: No. 1 (Spring 1997), p. 1-41.
Gwilliam, Ezra G. Education, print culture, social literacy, and religiosity: a multi-grounded theory of textual mediation found in early and contemporary Mormonism. Boise State University Dissertation, 2013.
SMH subject term: Publications (Mormon)