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Book awards: Mormon History Association Award

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Works (171)

100 Years of Utah Painting by James L. HaseltineBest Book, 1966
Nauvoo: Kingdom on the Mississippi by Robert Bruce FlandersBest Book, 1966
Quest for Empire;: The Political Kingdom of God and the Council of Fifty in Mormon history, by Klaus J. HansenBest Book, 1968
Restoration Scriptures: A Study of Their Textual Development by Richard P. HowardBest Book, 1970
The "Americanization" of Utah for Statehood (Huntington Library publications) by Gustive Olof LarsonBest Book, 1971
Utah's Heritage by S. George EllsworthBest Book, 1973
Take up your mission; Mormon colonizing along the Little Colorado River, 1870-1900 by Charles S. PetersonBest Book, 1974
Letters of Brigham Young to his sons (The Mormon heritage series ; v. 1) by Brigham YoungBest Book, 1975
Carthage Conspiracy: The Trial of the Accused Assassins of Joseph Smith by Dallin H. OaksBest Book, 1976
Mormon Democrat: The Religious and Political Memoirs of James Henry Moyle by James Henry MoyleBest Book, 1976
Building the city of God: Community & cooperation among the Mormons by Leonard J. ArringtonBest Book, 1977
Guide to Mormon Diaries & Autobiographies by Davis BittonBibliography, 1978
A Mormon Bibliography, 1830-1930: Books, Pamphlets, Periodicals, and Broadsides Relating to the First Century of Mormonism by Chad J. FlakeBibliography, 1979
Mormon Role in the Settlement of the West (Charles Redd Monographs in Western History, No. 9) by Richard H. JacksonBest Book, 1979
The Mormon Experience: A History of the Latter-day Saints by Leonard J. ArringtonBest Book, 1980
Diary of Charles Lowell Walker 2 Volumes by Charles L. WalkerDocumentary, 1981
Heber C. Kimball: Mormon Patriarch and Pioneer by Stanley B. KimballBest Book, 1982
Religion and Sexuality: The Shakers, the Mormons, and the Oneida Community by Lawrence FosterBest Book, 1982
The Words of Joseph Smith: The contemporary accounts of the Nauvoo discourses of the Prophet Joseph (Religious studies monograph series) by Andrew F. EhatDocumentary, 1982
Quicksand And Cactus by Juanita BrooksBest Book, 1983
J. Reuben Clark: The Church Years by D. Michael QuinnBest Book, 1984
Wilford Woodruff's Journal, 1833-1898, Volumes 1-9 by Wilford WoodruffDocumentary, 1984
Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith by Linda King NewellBest Book, 1985
Personal Writings of Joseph Smith by Joseph SmithDocumentary, 1985
Brigham Young: American Moses by Leonard J. ArringtonBest Book, 1986
Dale Morgan on Early Mormonism: Correspondence and a New History by Dale MorganDocumentary, 1987
Mormonism in Transition: A History of the Latter-day Saints, 1890-1930 by Thomas G. AlexanderBest Book, 1987
Early Mormonism and the Magic World View by D. Michael QuinnBest Book, 1988
Mormons at the Missouri, 1846-1852: "And Should We Die" by Richard Edmond BennettBest First Book, 1988
A Good Time Coming: Mormon Letters to Scotland (Utah Centennial Series, Vol 4) by Frederick S. BuchananDocumentary, 1989
Juanita Brooks, Mormon Woman Historian by Levi S. PetersonBest Book, 1989
A Sermon in the Desert: Belief and Behavior in Early St. George, Utah by Larry M. LogueBest First Book, 1989
Mormonism and Music: A HISTORY (Music in American Life) by Michael Dustin HicksBest First Book, 1990
The Papers of Joseph Smith: Autobiographical and Historical Writings by Dean C. JesseeDocumentary, 1990
Quest for Refuge: The Mormon Flight from American Pluralism by Marvin S. HillBest Book, 1990
Father Figure: Joseph Smith III and the Creation of the Reorganized Church by Roger D. LauniusBest Book, 1991
Joseph Smith's New York Reputation Reexamined by Rodger I. AndersonBest First Book, 1991
The Journals of Addison Pratt: Being a Narrative of Yankee Whaling in the Eighteen Twenties, a Mormon Mission to the Soc by Addison PrattDocumentary, 1991
Reed Smoot: Apostle in Politics (Western Experience) by Milton R. MerrillBiography, 1991
Church, State and Politics: The Diaries of John Henry Smith by Jean Bickmore WhiteDocumentary, 1992
Eliza and Her Sisters by Maureen Ursenbach BeecherBiography, 1992
Encyclopedia of Mormonism by Daniel H. LudlowSpecial Citation, 1992
Mormons and the Bible: The Place of the Latter-day Saints in American Religion by Philip L. BarlowBest First Book, 1992
Things in Heaven and Earth by Thomas G. AlexanderBest Book, 1992
Mormon Odyssey: The Story of Ida Hunt Udall, Plural Wife by Maria S. EllsworthBiography, 1993
Mormons and Jews: Early Mormon Theologies of Israel by Steven EppersonBest First Book, 1993
Papers of Joseph Smith, Vol. 2 by Joseph SmithDocumentary, 1993
Solemn Covenant: The Mormon Polygamous Passage by B. Carmon HardyBest Book, 1993
Health & Medicine Among Latter: Science, Sense, & Scripture (Health/Medicine and the Faith Traditions) by Jr. Lester E. BushBest First Book, 1994
The Millenarian World of Early Mormonism by Grant UnderwoodBest Book, 1994
A Ministry of Meetings : The Apostolic Diaries of Rudger Clawson by Rudger ClawsonDocumentary, 1994
The Angel and Beehive: The Mormon Struggle with Assimilation by Armand L. MaussBest First Book, 1995
The Journals of William E. McLellin, 1831-1836 by William McLellinDocumentary, 1995
Sidney Rigdon: A Portrait of Religious Excess by Richard S. Van WagonerBiography, 1995
Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900 by Dean L. MayBest Book, 1995
Cultures in Conflict; A Documentary History of the Mormon War in Illinois by John HallwasDocumentary, 1996
Lowell L. Bennion, Teacher, Counselor, Humanitarian by Mary Lythgoe BradfordBiography, 1996
Nineteenth-Century Mormon Architecture and City Planning by C. Mark HamiltonBest First Book, 1996
Personal Writings Of Eliza Roxcy Snow (Life Writings Frontier Women) by Maureen BeecherBest Book, 1996
Early Mormon Documents (Volume 1) by Dan VogelDocumentary, 1997
Lost Legacy: THE MORMON OFFICE OF PRESIDING PATRIARCH by Irene M. BatesBest Book, 1997
Winter Quarters: The 1846-1848 Life Writings of Mary Haskin Parker Richards (Life Writings of Frontier Women, Vol 1) by Mary Haskin Parker RichardsBest First Book, 1997
In Sacred Loneliness: The Plural Wives of Joseph Smith by Todd M. ComptonBest Book, 1998
Pioneer Camp Of The Saints: The 1846 and 1847 Mormon Trail Journals of Thomas Bullock by Will BagleyDocumentary, 1998
The Saintly Scoundrel: The Life and Times of Dr. John Cook Bennett by Andrew F. SmithBiography, 1998
The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy by Terryl GivensBest First Book, 1998
Adventures of a Church Historian by Leonard J. ArringtonSpecial Citation, 1999
From Mission to Madness: LAST SON OF THE MORMON PROPHET by Valeen Tippetts AveryBiography, 1999
History Of Louisa Barnes Pratt (Life Writings Frontier Women) by S. George EllsworthDocumentary, 1999
Utah's Black Hawk War by John Alton PetersonBest First Book, 1999
Wayward Saints: The Godbeites and Brigham Young by Ronald W. WalkerBest Book, 1999
Fawn McKay Brodie: A Biographer's Life by Newell G. BringhurstBiography, 2000
George Q. Cannon, a Biography by Davis BittonBest Book, 2000
Over The Rim by William B. SmartDocumentary, 2000
Sagwitch: Shoshone Chieftan, Mormon Elder, 1822-1887 by Scott R. ChristensenBest First Book, 2000
4 Zinas: A Story of Mothers and Daughters on the Mormon Frontier by Martha Sonntag BradleyBiography, 2001
Army Of Israel: Mormon Battalion Narratives by David L. BiglerDocumentary, 2001
Hispanics in the Mormon Zion, 1912-1999 (Elma Dill Russell Spencer Series in the West and Southwest) by Jorge IberBest First Book, 2001
Sojourner in the Promised Land: Forty Years among the Mormons by Jan ShippsBest Book, 2001
Lucy's Book: Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir by Lucy SmithDocumentary, 2002
More Wives Than One: Transformation of the Mormon Marriage System, 1840-1910 by Kathryn M. DaynesBest Book, 2002
One Side By Himself (Western Experience Series) by Ronald O. BarneyBiography, 2002
Defending Zion: George Q. Cannon and the California Mormon Newspaper Wars of 1856-1857 (Kingdom in the West, V. 5) by Roger Robin EkinsDocumentary, 2003
Hugh Nibley: A Consecrated Life by Boyd PetersenBiography, 2003
The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America by Sarah Barringer GordonBest Book, 2003
Prostitution, Polygamy, and Power: Salt Lake City, 1847-1918 by Jeffrey NicholsBest First Book, 2003
All Abraham's Children: Changing Mormon Conceptions of Race and Lineage by Armand L. MaussBest Book, 2004
John A. Widtsoe: A Biography by Alan K. ParrishBiography, 2004
Stand By My Servant Joseph - The Story of the Joseph Knight Family and the Restoration by William G. HartleyFamily or Community History, 2004
Transformation of the Mormon Culture Region by Ethan R. YorgasonBest First Book, 2004
A widow's tale the 1884-1896 diary of Helen Mar Kimball Whitney by Charles M. HatchDocumentary, 2004
Gathering in Harmony by Stephen L. PrinceFamily or Community History, 2005
History's Apprentice: The Diaries of B. H. Roberts by John SillitoDocumentary, 2005
Joseph Smith: The Making of a Prophet (A Biography) by Dan VogelBiography, 2005
The Politics of American Religious Identity: The Seating of Senator Reed Smoot, Mormon Apostle by Kathleen FlakeBest Book, 2005
Radical Origins: Early Mormon Converts and Their Colonial Ancestors by Val D. RustBest First Book, 2005
"Liberty to the Downtrodden": Thomas L. Kane, Romantic Reformer by Matthew J. GrowDissertation, 2006
David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism by Gregory A. PrinceBiography, 2006
Joseph Smith's Quorum of the Anointed, 1842-1845: A Documentary History by Devery Scott AndersonDocumentary, 2006
Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling by Richard L. BushmanBest Book, 2006
Junius And Joseph: Presidential Politics and the Assassination of the First Mormon Prophet by Robert S. WicksBest First Book, 2006
The Nauvoo Endowment Companies, 1845-1846: A Documentary History by Devery Scott AndersonDocumentary, 2006
"God Has Made Us a Kingdom": James Strang And the Midwest Mormons by Vickie Cleverley SpeekBest First Book, 2007
An Advocate for Women: The Public Life of Emmeline B. Wells, 1870-1920 by Carol Cornwall MadsenBest Book, 2007
Building the Kingdom in Samoa, 1888-2005: History, Personal Narratives, and Images Portraying Latter-day Saints' Experiences In the Samoan Islands by R. Carl HarrisFamily or Community History, 2007
The Diaries of Charles Ora Card: The Utah Years, 1871-1886 by Charles Ora CardDocumentary, 2007
On the Way to Somewhere Else: European Sojourners in the Mormon West, 1834-1930 (Kingdom in the West) by Michael W. HomerDocumentary, 2007
A Rascal by Nature, A Christian by Yearning: A Mormon Autobiography by Levi S. PetersonBiography, 2007
Taking the Gospel to the Japanese, 1901-2001 (Studies in Latter-Day Saint History) by Reid L. NeilsonInternational, 2007
Anson Bowen Call: Bishop of Colonia Dublan by William G. HartleyInternational, 2008
Dave Rust: A Life in the Canyons by Frederick H SwansonBiography, 2008
Faith and Dissent: The Nicholas Paul Story by Clifford L. StottFamily or Community History, 2008
A Foreign Kingdom: Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890 by Christine TalbotDissertation, 2008
In the President's Office: The Diaries of L. John Nuttall 1879-1892 (Significant Mormon Diaries) by Jedediah S. RogersDocumentary, 2008
People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture by Terryl L. GivensBest Book, 2008
Religion, Politics, and Sugar: The Mormon Church, the Federal Government, and the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company, 1907-1921 by Matthew C. GodfreyBest First Book, 2008
At Sword's Point, Part 1: A Documentary History of the Utah War to 1858 (Kingdom in the West: The Mormons and the American Frontier) by William P. MacKinnonBest First Book, 2009
The Family of John Birch and Ann Craven in the Nineteenth Century by Wendel WaltonFamily or Community History, 2009
The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals, Vol. 1: 1832-1839 by Dean C. JesseeDocumentary, 2009
A Land of Promise and Prophecy: Elder A. Theodore Tuttle in South America, 1960-1965 by Mark L. GroverInternational, 2009
Leonard J. Arrington: A Historian's Life by Gary ToppingBiography, 2009
Massacre at Mountain Meadows by Ronald W. WalkerBest Book, 2009
Mormonism's Last Colonizer: The Life and Times of William H. Smart by William B. SmartBiography, 2009
Eliza R Snow: The Complete Poetry (Documents in Latter-Day Saint History) by Jill Mulvay DerrDocumentary, 2010
A History of the B. H. Roberts Family by Richard C. RobertsFamily or Community History, 2010
In Harm's Way: East German Latter-day Saints in World War II by Roger P. MinertInternational, 2010
Mormon Convert, Mormon Defector: A Scottish Immigrant in the American West, 1848-1861 by Polly AirdBiography, 2010
Mountain Meadows Massacre: The Andrew Jenson and David H Morris Collections (BYU Studies) by Richard E. Jr. TurleyDocumentary, 2010
Performing American Identity in Anti-Mormon Melodrama by Megan Sanborn JonesBest First Book, 2010
Candid Insights of a Mormon Apostle: The Diaries of Abraham H. Cannon, 1889-1895 by Abraham H. CannonDocumentary, 2011
Excavating Nauvoo: The Mormons and the Rise of Historical Archaeology in America (Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology) by Benjamin C. PyklesBest First Book, 2011
Hearken, O Ye People: The Historical Setting of Joseph Smith's Ohio Revelations by Mark L. StakerBest Book, 2011
The Journey Takers by Leslie Albrecht HuberFamily or Community History, 2011
Mormons as Citizens of A Communist State: A Documentary History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in East Germany, 1945-1990 by Raymond KuehneInternational, 2011
"Swell Suffering": A Biography of Maurine Whipple by Veda Tebbs HaleBiography, 2012
Another Kind of Gold - The Life of Albert King Thurber - A Utah Pioneer, Explorer, and Community Builder by William G. HartleyFamily or Community History, 2012
In Heaven as It Is on Earth: Joseph Smith and the Early Mormon Conquest of Death by Samuel BrownBest First Book, 2012
The Nauvoo City and High Council Minutes by John S. DingerDocumentary, 2012
Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism by Terryl L. GivensBest Book, 2012
To The Peripheries of Mormondom: The Apostolic Around-the-World Journey of David O McKay, 1920-1921 by Hugh J. CannonInternational, 2012
"A Peculiar People": Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America by J. Spencer FluhmanBest First Book, 2013
Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet by John G. TurnerBiography, 2013
The Joseph Smith Papers, Histories Volume 2: Assigned Histories, 1831-1847 by Karen Lynn DavidsonDocumentary, 2013
Joseph Smith Papers: Histories, 1832-1844, Vol. 1 by Karen Lynn DavidsonDocumentary, 2013
Mapping Mormonism by Brandon S. PleweBest Book, 2013
The Mendon Saints. Their Lives and Legacy. Volume 2 by Stephen G. SchwendimanFamily or Community History, 2013
Tiki and Temple: The Mormon Mission in New Zealand, 1854-1958 by Marjorie NewtonInternational, 2013
Cowboy Apostle: The Diaries of Anthony W. Ivins, 1875-1932 by Elizabeth O. AndersonBest First Book, 2014
From Above and Below: The Mormon Embrace of Revolution, 1840-1940 by Craig LivingstonInternational, 2014
A Frontier Life by Todd M. ComptonBiography, 2014
The Joseph Smith Papers, Documents, Vol. 2: July 1831 - January 1833 by Matthew C. GodfreyDocumentary, 2014
The Joseph Smith Papers: Documents: July 1828 - June 1831 by Michael Hubbard MackayDocumentary, 2014
The Mormon Image in the American Mind: Fifty Years of Public Perception by J. B. HawsBest Book, 2014
Remembering Iosepa: History, Place, and Religion in the American West by Matthew KesterFamily or Community History, 2014
The Columbia Sourcebook of Mormons in the United States by Terryl L. GivensDocumentary, 2015
Finding Rachel & Myra: Among Henrie Pioneers by Donna Toland SmartFamily or Community History, 2015
For the Cause of Righteousness: A Global History of Blacks and Mormonism, 1830-2013 by Russell W. StevensonBest Book, 2015
Helen Andelin and the Fascinating Womanhood Movement by Julie Debra NeufferBiography, 2015
Kirtland Temple: The Biography of a Shared Mormon Sacred Space by David J. HowlettBest First Book, 2015
Mormon and Maori by Marjorie NewtonInternational, 2015
Building Zion: The Material World of Mormon Settlement (Architecture, Landscape and Amer Culture) by Thomas CarterBest Book Honorable Mention, 2016
Eighth Witness: The Biography of John Whitmer by Ronald E. RomigBiography, 2016
A Faded Legacy: Amy Brown Lyman and Mormon Women's Activism, 1872 - 1959 by Dave HallBest First Book, 2016
The Joseph Smith Papers: Revelations and Translations, Volume 3 Part 1 by Royal SkousenDocumentary, 2016
The Joseph Smith Papers: Revelations and Translations, Volume 3 Part 2 by Royal SkousenDocumentary, 2016
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir: A Biography (Music in American Life) by Michael HicksBiography Honorable Mention, 2016
Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness by W. Paul ReeveBest Book, 2016
American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 by Thomas W. SimpsonBest Book, 2017
Hosea Stout: Lawman, Legislator, Mormon Defender by Stephen L. PrinceBiography, 2017
The Trek East: Mormonism Meets Japan, 1901-1968 - Volumes 1 & 2 by Shinji TakagiInternational, 2017
The Women: A Family Story by Kerry William BateMemoir, 2017

Award description

The Mormon History Association gives awards annually for publications in the previous year. (The years shown here are for the year the award was given, rather than the year of publication.)

- MHA official list
- Todd Compton's list (up to 2000)
- Dialogue list (up to 1983)


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