Heber C. Kimball

How the Donner Party affected the pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley

Had there been no Donner Party in 1846, there likely would not have been a Mormon entry into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. Read more »

July 21, 2015


Where were the Twelve Apostles when Joseph and Hyrum Smith rode to Carthage?

Where were the members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and what were their feelings and reactions, when they learned of the deaths of Joseph and Hyrum Smith? Read more »

June 28, 2015


Picturing history: Solomon Kimball home and grave

Solomon and Anna Spaulding Kimball were the parents of Heber C. Kimball. Their extant frame home is in Mendon, New York. Both were buried in the Tomlinson Corners... Read more »

May 13, 2015


Rare LDS Church document discovered that marked beginning of explosive growth in England

Recently, a well-preserved copy of the Church’s 1840 conference report was found in the possession of the descendants of the Wilford Woodruff family and acquired... Read more »

April 16, 2015


History restored

In early Church history, images of Church members, events and landscapes were captured using available technology. A number of these priceless images still exist... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015


Who were the first 3 women to enter the Salt Lake Valley?

Who were the first women to enter the Salt Lake Valley? Why were they chosen? What were they like? When Brigham Young led the first company of 148, these three women... Read more »

July 23, 2014


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