- Kingdom in the West: The Mormons and the American Frontier Series
- Dale Morgan on the Mormons
Dale Morgan on the Mormons
Collected Works, Part 2, 1949–1970
by Dale Morgan
Edited by Richard L. Saunders
Foreword by Will Bagley
Published by: University of Oklahoma Press
Imprint: The Arthur H. Clark Company
480 Pages | 6 x 9 | 1 b&w illus.
Dale Morgan on the Mormons is a far-reaching compilation of the historian’s published and unpublished writings. Edited and annotated by Morgan scholar Richard L. Saunders, the collection includes not only essays but also book reviews and bibliographic studies, many published here for the first time. At the heart of this second volume is a newly corrected presentation of Morgan’s unfinished magnum opus, “The Mormons.” Also included are a number of forgotten treasures, including Morgan’s still-definitive article on the Emmett Company, which headed west from Nauvoo in 1844 as the first party of westering Latter Day Saints; his privately distributed bibliography of the lesser Mormon churches; and the historian’s last published reflections on the Mormon experience. Throughout, Saunders provides informative introductions that place each of the writings or groups of writings into biographical and historical context.
Richard L. Saunders was a professor at the University of Tennessee, Martin, where he headed the library’s public services department and taught U.S. history. He is the author of Dale Morgan on the Mormons and A Lady’s Ranch Life in Montana.