Primary sources

Primary sources

These are texts of relevance to Church history and apologetics. They are not all "endorsed" by FAIR; they can sometimes be important for understanding where an issue or discussion has come from, however.

Conference Reports

Newspapers and Journals

  • Improvement Era index: Published from 1897 to 1970, the Improvement Era was the Church's primary magazine and was the precursor to the Ensign and Liahona magazines.
  • Times and Seasons (1839–1846): This newspaper was published in Nauvoo, Illinois between November 1839 and February 1846. It was the successor to the Elders' Journal.

Journal of Discourses

Summary: The Journal of Discourses consists of 26 volumes of discourses, lessons, and essays largely from early leaders of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.