Mormon Historical Studies

Journal CoverMormon Historical Studies is an independent periodical that includes essays, biographies, documents, book reviews, historical site descriptions, indexes, and archival listings relevant to subjects of general interest to Latter-day Saints, while striving for high scholarly standards. From 1989-1999 the periodical was published under the title of the Nauvoo Journal.

Yearly subscriptions are available. Annual U.S. subscriptions are $30, Canadian subscriptions are $35, and international subscriptions are $40. To subscribe to Mormon Historical Studies, you may click on the link on the left sidebar or contact Kim Wilson at 801-916-7000 or

Downloadable PDF files of each article are available for all issues two years from the publication date. Hard copies of most issues are available for purchase through PayPal by clicking on the ‘Add to Cart’ button on each page.

Call for papers!

Mormon Historical Studies is currently accepting manuscripts for future publications.

Authors who submit manuscripts should follow the Mormon Historical Studies Style Guide, and individuals interested in having their manuscript(s) reviewed for publication can submit them through this website.  Articles should be submitted in Microsoft Word© format.