Dale Morgan on Early Mormonism
John Phillip Walker, editor

The Published Writings of Dale Lowell Morgan

1934

[p.401]ARTICLES:

“A Student Speaks.” The University Pen, Autumn 1934. (The Pen was a student literary magazine published by the University of Utah.)

1935

ARTICLES:

“Cold.” The University Pen, Autumn 1935.

“Insight Into Confusion.” The University Pen, Winter 1935.

“Perspective on Platitude.” The University Pen, Spring 1935. Reprinted in The University Pen Centennial, 1947.

1936

ARTICLES:

“Eve.” The University Pen, Autumn 1936.

“For the Sun Will be Always Bright.” The University Pen, Spring 1936.

1937

ARTICLES:

“Business Man.” The University Pen, Spring 1937.

“On Realism in Literature.” The University Pen, Winter 1937.

1938

BOOK REVIEWS:

Architects of Ideas, by Ernest R. Trantner. Salt Lake Tribune, 26 June 1938.

American Years, by Harold Sinclair. Salt Lake Tribune, 3 July 1938.

A Political History of the Cherokee Nation, by Morris L. Wardell. Salt Lake Tribune, 17 July 1938.

What are We to do?, by John Strachey. Salt Lake Tribune, 14 August 1938.

No Star is Lost, by James T. Farrell. Salt Lake Tribune, 9 October 1938.

[p.402]Roads to a New America, by David Cushman Coyle. Salt Lake Tribune, 27 November 1938.

The Fifth Column and the First Forty-nine Stories, by Ernest Hemmingway. Salt Lake Tribune, 20 November 1938.

The Romance of Human Progress, by Arthur Stanley Riggs. Salt Lake Tribune, 18 December 1938.

1939

BOOKS:

Inventory of the County Archives of Utah. Salt Lake City: Utah Historical Records Survey, 1939-41. The essays on Carbon, Daggett, Emery, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, and Weber counties were written by Morgan.

 

BOOK REVIEWS:

Germany Speaks, a symposium. Salt Lake Tribune, 8 January 1939.

Guide to the Philosophy of Morals and Politics, by C. E. M. Joad. Salt Lake Tribune, 22 January 1939.

The United States and World Organizations, 1920-1933, by Denna Frank Fleming. Salt Lake Tribune, 19 February 1939.

The True History of the Conquest of Mexico, by Captain Bernal Dias Del Castillo. Salt Lake Tribune, 26 February 1939.

Betrayal in Central Europe, by G. E. R. Gedye. Salt Lake Tribune, 19 March 1939.

Albert Einstein: Maker of Universe, by H. Gordon Garbedian. Salt Lake Tribune, 2 April 1939.

Spanish Prisoner, by Peter Elstob. Salt Lake Tribune, 23 April 1939.

Mein Kampf, by Adolf Hitler. Salt Lake Tribune, 30 April 1939. Democracy Works, by Arthur Garfield Hays. Salt Lake Tribune, 14 May 1939.

America in Midpassage, by Charles A. Beard and Mary E. Beard. Salt Lake Tribune, 4 June 1939.

The Bonapartes in America, by C. E. Macartney and Gordon Dotrance. Salt Lake Tribune, 2 July 1939.

The Web and the Rock, by Thomas Wolfe. Salt Lake Tribune, 9 July 1939.

1940

BOOKS:

Historical Records Survey, Utah. Salt Lake City: Works Projects Administration, 1940.

A History of Ogden. Ogden: Ogden City Commission, 1940.

ARTICLES:

“The State of Deseret.” Utah Historical Quarterly, April, July, and October 1940.[p.403]

1941

BOOKS:

Utah: A Guide to the State. American Guide Series. New York: Hastings House, 1941. Written, with others, and edited by Morgan. Reprinted, in whole or in part, in 1945, 1954, 1958, and 1983.

ARTICLES:

“Utah: A Viewpoint.” Rocky Mountain Review, Winter 1941.

1942

BOOKS:

Provo: Pioneer Mormon City. American Guide Series. Portland: Binfords and Mort, 1942. With others.

Tales of Utah, 1941-42. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Salt Lake City: Utah Writers’ Project, Works Projects Administration, 1942.

ARTICLES:

“Mormon Storytellers.” Rocky Mountain Review, 1942.

1943

BOOKS:

The Humboldt: Highroad of the West. Rivers of America Series. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1943. Reprinted in 1985.

1945

BOOK REVIEWS:

Children of the Covenant, by Richard Scowcroft. Saturday Review of Literature, 18 August 1945.

No Man Knows My History, by Fawn M. Brodie. Saturday Review of Literature, 24 November 1945.

This is the Place: Utah, by Maurine Whipple. Saturday Review of Literature, 10 November 1945.

1946

BOOKS:

“Rain (An Excerpt)” and “Mormon Storytellers.” In Rocky Mountain Reader, edited by Ray B. West. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1946.

[p.404]ARTICLES:

“Great Salt Lake.” Think Magazine (IBM Corporation), 1946.

BOOK REVIEWS:

The Colorado, by Frank Waters. Saturday Review of Literature, 28 September 1946.

I Hate Thursday, by Thomas Hornsby Ferril. Saturday Review of Literature, 7 December 1946.

Jim Bridger, by Stanley Vestal. Saturday Review of Literature, 26 October 1946.

On This Star, by Virginia Sorenson. Saturday Review of Literature, 25 May 1946.

1947

BOOKS:

The Great Salt Lake. American Lakes Series. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1947. Reprinted in 1973, with an introduction by Ray Allen Billington.

“Introduction.” In The Exploration of the Colorado River in 1869. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1947.

ARTICLES:

“Introduction to Powell Documents.” Utah Historical Quarterly, 1947.

BOOK REVIEWS:

Across the Wide Missouri, by Bernard DeVoto. Saturday Review of Literature, 8 November 1947.

Along Sierra Trials, by Joyce and Josef Muench. Saturday Review of Literature, 20 September 1947.

Exploring Our National Parks and Monuments, by Devereaux Butcher. Saturday Review of Literature, 20 September 1947.

One Hundred Years in Yosemite, by Carl Parcher Russell. Saturday Review of Literature, 20 September 1947.

Vermilion, by Idwal Jones. Saturday Review of Literature, 17 May 1947.

1948

BOOKS:

“Introduction.” In The Exploration of the Colorado River and The High Plateaus of Utah in 1871-72. 2 vols. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1948-49.

ARTICLES:

“The Administration of Indian Affairs in Utah, 1851-58.” Pacific Historical Review, November 1948.

[p.405]BOOK REVIEWS:

Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West, by Harold McCracken. Saturday Review of Literature, 24 January 1948.

Lewis and Clark: Partners in Discovery, by John Bakeless. Saturday Review of Literature, 17 January 1948.

MAPS:

Historical Trails, Map of Utah. Salt Lake City: Utah State Department of Publicity and Industrial Development, 1948. Reprinted ca. 1965.

1949

BOOKS:

Letters by Forty-Niners Written from Great Salt Lake City. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Los Angeles: Dawson’s Book Shop, 1949.

“The Mountain States.” In The American Guide, edited by Henry G. Alsberg. New York: Hastings House, 1949.

“Salt Lake City, City of the Saints.” In Rocky Mountain Cities, edited by Ray B. West. New York: W. W. Norton, 1949.

Santa Fe and the Far West. Reprinted from Niles National Register, 1841. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1949.

ARTICLES:

“Letters by Forty-Niners.” Dale L. Morgan, editor. Western Humanities Review, April 1949.

“The Mormon Ferry on the North Platte: The Journal of William A. Empey.” Dale L. Morgan, editor. Annals of Wyoming, July-October 1949.

“Our History.” The Gospel News, April 1949.

BOOK REVIEWS:

Beulah Land, by H. L. Davis. Saturday Review of Literature, 11 June 1949.

The Big Divide, by David Lavender. Saturday Review of Literature, 12 February 1949.

The Bubbling Spring, by Ross Santee. Saturday Review of Literature, 3 September 1949.

The Evening and the Morning, by Virginia Sorenson. Saturday Review of Literature, 23 April 1949.

Jesse lames Was My Neighbor, by Homer Croy. Saturday Review of Literature, 25 June 1949.

The Journal of Madison Berryman Moorman 1850-51, edited by Irene D. Poden. Western Humanities Review, April 1949.

The Lost Pathfinder, by W. Eugene Hollon. Saturday Review of Literature, 17 September 1949.

Sierra-Nevada Lakes, by George and Bliss Hinckle. Saturday Review of Literature, 16 April 1949.

Wicked Water, by MacKinlay Kantor. Saturday Review of Literature, 12 February 1949.

[p.406]MONOGRAPHS:

“A Bibliography of the Church of Jesus Christ, Organized at Green Oak, Pennsylvania, July, 1862 [Bickertonites],” Western Humanities Review, 1949-50.

1950

BOOK REVIEWS:

Voice in the West, by W. J. Ashton. Saturday Review of Literature, 15 July 1950.

MONOGRAPHS:

“A Bibliography of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints [Strangites],” Western Humanities Review, 1950-51

1951

BOOKS:

West From Fort Bridger: The Pioneering of the Immigrant Trails Across Utah, 1846-50, by J. Roderic Korns. Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1951. (Morgan completed and edited this book.)

BOOK REVIEWS:

Family Kingdom, by Samuel Taylor. Saturday Review of Literature, 12 May 1951.

1952

BOOKS:

Life in America: The West. Grand Rapids: Fideler Company, 1952. Reprinted in 1958, 1960, and 1962.

ARTICLES:

“Introduction and Annotations to: Three Years in California: William Perkins’ Journal of Life at Sonora, 1849-1852.” Southern California Quarterly, June 1952.

BOOK REVIEWS:

The Larkin Papers, edited by George P. Hammond. Utah Historical Quarterly, October 1952.

Peter Skene Ogden’s Snake Country Journals, edited by K. G. Davies. American Historical Review, April 1952. [1953]

1953

BOOKS:

Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1953. Reprinted in 1964.

ARTICLES:

“Miles Goodyear and the Founding of Ogden.” Utah Historical Quarterly, July, October 1953.

“Washakie and the Shoshoni: A Selection of Documents from the Records of the Utah Superintendency of Indian Affairs,” (Parts 1 to 10). Annals of Wyoming, July 1953-April 1958.

BOOK REVIEWS:

Before Lewis and Clark, edited by A. P. Nasatir. Utah Historical Quarterly, July 1953.

The Course of Empire, by Bernard DeVoto. Utah Historical Quarterly, July 1953.

David Thompson’s Journals Relating to Montana and Adjacent Regions, 1808-12, edited by M. Catherine White. Utah Historical Quarterly, July 1953.

The Road to Santa Fe, edited by Kate L. Gregg. Utah Historical Quarterly, January 1953.

MONOGRAPHS:

“A Bibliography of the Churches of the Dispersion.” Western Humanities

Review, Summer 1953.

Bibliographies of the Lesser Mormon Churches. Salt Lake City: Western Humanities Review, n.d. A compilation of Morgan’s complete WHR series.

1954

BOOKS:

Jedediah Smith and His Maps of the American West. With Carl I. Wheat. San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1954.

ARTICLES:

“The Diary of William H. Ashley, March 25 to June 27, 1825.” Dale L. Morgan, editor. Bulletin of the Missouri Historical Society, October 1954, January and April 1955.

[p.408]BOOK REVIEWS:

Isn’t One Wife Enough? by Kimball Young. Saturday Review of Literature, 21 August 1954.

The Larkin Papers, Vol. 4, edited by George P. Hammond. Utah Historical Quarterly, Summer 1954.

1955

ARTICLES:

“The Reminiscences of James Holt: A Narrative of the Emmett Company.” Dale L. Morgan, editor. Utah Historical Quarterly, January, April 1955.

BOOK REVIEWS:

Bent’s Fort, by David Lavender. Saturday Review of Literature, 29 January 1955.

1956

BOOKS:

Rand McNally’s Pioneer Atlas of the American West,…1876. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1956. Reprinted 1969.

BOOK REVIEWS:

The Fur Hunters of the Far West, by Alexander Ross. Montana Magazine of Western History, Summer 1956.

1957

BOOKS:

Mapping the Transmississippi West, 1540-1861, by Carl I. Wheat. 6 vols. San Francisco: Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957-63. Morgan authored approximately one-half of the second volume, 90 percent of the third volume, the chapter on Mormon maps in the fourth volume, and all of the fifth and sixth volumes.

BOOK REVIEWS:

Joseph Reddford Walker and the Arizona Adventure, by Daniel Ellis Connor. Utah Historical Quarterly, Summer 1957.

Journal of John R. Bell, edited by Harlin M. Fuller. Pacific Historical Review, August 1957.

Massacre: The Tragedy at White River, by Marshall Sprague. Saturday Review of Literature, 27 July 1957.

The Mormons, by Thomas F. O’Dea. Saturday Review of Literature, 28 December 1957.

[p.409]This is the West, by Robert West Howard. Saturday Review of Literature, 24 August 1957.

1958

BOOKS:

“Letters by Forty-niners.” Among the Mormons, by William Mulder and A. Russell Mortensen. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1958.

1959

BOOKS:

“The Changing Face of Salt Lake City.” In The Valley of the Great Salt Lake. Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1959. Revised edition, 1963.

The Overland Diary of James A. Pritchard from Kentucky to California in 1849. With a Biography of Captain James A. Pritchard by Hugh Pritchard Williamson. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Denver: Fred A. Rosenstock, 1959.

ARTICLES:

“The Changing Face of Salt Lake City.” Utah Historical Quarterly, Summer 1959.

“The Ferries of the Forty-Niners.” Annals of Wyoming, April, October 1959, and April 1960.

BOOK REVIEWS:

Great Basin Kingdom, by Leonard J. Arrington. Utah Historical Quarterly, Spring 1959.

1960

BOOKS:

California As I Saw It: Pencillings by the Way of Its Gold and Gold Diggers, and Incidents of Travel by Land and Water. Dale L. Morgan, Editor. Los Gatos, California: Talisman Press, 1960.

BOOK REVIEWS:

Army Exploration in the American West, by William H. Goetzmann. California Historical Society Quarterly, March 1960.

Bill Sublette, Mountain Man, by John E. Sunder. Pacific Northwest Quarterly, April 1960.

Robert Newell’s Memoranda: Travels in the Territory of Mississippi, by Dorothy O. Johansen. Oregon Historical Quarterly, March 1960. [p.410]

1961

BOOKS:

Kansas in Maps. Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1961.

“The Significance and Value of the Overland Journal.” In Probing the American West: Papers of the Conference on the History of Western America. Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1961.

Trappers and Mountain Men, by the editors of American Heritage, in consultation with Dale L. Morgan. New York: American Heritage: 1961.

BOOK REVIEWS:

The Diary of James J. Strang, edited by Mark A. Strang. Michigan History, September 1961.

The Fur Trade, by Paul Chrisler Phillips. New York Times Book Review, 13 August 1961.

The Gila Trail, by Benjamin Butler Harris. Arizona and the West, August 1961.

1962

BOOKS:

“Introduction.” In California Manuscripts: Being a Collection of Important, Unpublished & Unknown Original Historical Sources. New York: Edward Eberstadt & Sons, 1962.

Mexico: Ancient and Modern; An Exhibition Celebrating the Acquisition of the Silvestre Terrazas Collection. Berkeley: Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1962. Dale L. Morgan, editor.

ARTICLES:

“The Significance and Value of the Overland Journal.” El Palacio, Summer 1962.

1963

BOOKS:

A Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Bancroft Library. Volume 1. Dale L. Morgan, editor, with George E Hammond. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1963.

“Introduction.” In Travelers’ Guide Across the Plains Upon the Overland Route to California, by P. L. Platt and N. Slater. San Francisco: John Howell, 1963.

“Mountain Men of the American West.” In The Book of the American West. New York: Julian Messner, 1963.

Overland in 1846: Diaries and Letter of the California-Oregon Trail. 2 vols.

Dale L. Morgan, editor. Georgetown, California: Talisman Press, 1963.

[p.411]ARTICLES:

“Contemporary Biography: George P. Hammond.” The Pacific Historian, August 1963.

“Introduction to Upon the Overland Route to California, by P. L. Pratt (reprint).” Journal of the West, July 1963.

BOOK REVIEWS:

John Doyle Lee, by Juanita Brooks. Southern California Quarterly, December 1963.

Josiah Belden, 1841 California Overland Pioneer, edited by Doyce B. Nunis. California Historical Society Quarterly, December 1963. Peter Skene Ogden’s Snake Country Journal, 1826-27, edited by K. G. Davies. Pacific Northwest Quarterly, July 1963.

1964

BOOKS:

“Introduction.” In Geographical Memoir Upon Upper California, by John C. Fremont. Dale L. Morgan, editor, with Allan Nevins. Sacramento: Book Club of California, 1964.

“Introduction.” In Three Years in California: William Perkins’ Journal of Life at Sonora, 1849-52. Dale L. Morgan, editor, with James R. Scobie. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1964.

The West of William H. Ashley: The International Struggle for the Fur Trade of the Missouri, the Rocky Mountains, and the Columbia, with Explorations Beyond the Continental Divide, Recorded in the Diaries and Letters of William H. Ashley and his Contemporaries, 1822-1838. Denver: Fred A. Rosenstock, Old West Publishing Company, 1964.

ARTICLES:

“Early Maps.” Nevada Highways and Parks, centennial issue, 1964. Morgan also edited this issue.

BOOK REVIEWS:

The Field Notes of Captain William Clark, 1803-1805, edited by Ernest Staples Osgood. Minnesota History, Winter 1964. 1965

BOOKS:

Dakota War Whoop: Indian Massacres and War in Minnesota, by Harriett E. Bishop McConkey. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1965.

GPH: An Informal Record of George E Hammond and His Era in the Bancroft Library. Berkeley: Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1965.

[p.412]Old Greenwood: The Story of Caleb Greenwood, Trapper, Pathfinder, and Early Pioneer. With Charles Kelly. Revised edition. Georgetown, California: Talisman Press, 1965.

ARTICLES:

“The Fur Trade and Its Historians.” The American West, Spring 1965. “A Western Diary: A Review-Essay.” The American West, Spring 1965.

BOOK REVIEWS:

The Beaver Men: Shepherds of Empire, by Mari Sandoz. The American West, Winter 1965.

The Gathering of Zion, by Wallace Stegner. Saturday Review of Literature, 16 January 1965.

1966

BOOKS:

Captain Charles M. Weber: Pioneer of the San Joaquin and Founder of Stockton, California. Dale L. Morgan, editor, with George P. Hammond. Berkeley: Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1966.

Honolulu: Sketches of Life in the Hawaiian Islands from 1828 to 1861, by Laura Fish Judd. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Chicago: R. R. Dormelley & Sons Co., 1966.

ARTICLES:

“The [Carl I.] Wheat Legacy.” Bancroftiana, November 1966.

“The Fur Trade and Its Historians.” Minnesota History, Winter 1966.

BOOK REVIEWS:

Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West, Volume 1 and 2, edited by LeRoy R. Hafen. Utah Historical Quarterly, Spring 1966.

1967

BOOKS:

North American Fur Trade Conference, St. Paul, 1965. Selected papers of the 1965 North American Fur Trade Conference. With others. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1967.

The Rocky Mountain Journals of William Marshall Anderson: The West in 1834. Dale L. Morgan, editor, with Eleanor Towles Harris. San Marino: Huntington Library, 1967.

Three Years in the Klondike, by Jeremiah Lynch. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons, Co., 1967.

[p.413]ARTICLES:

“Brigham Young.” In Encyclopedia Britannica. New York: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 1967.

“Jedediah Smith Today.” Pacific Historian, Spring 1967.

“Tribute to Susanna Bryant Dakin.” Bancroftiana, May 1967.

BOOK REVIEWS:

Mountain Men and The Fur Trade of the Far West, Volume 3, edited by LeRoy R. Hafen. Utah Historical Quarterly, Summer 1967.

Quest for Empire, by Klaus J. Hansen. Utah Historical Quarterly, Fall 1967.

1968

ARTICLES:

“The Archivist, the Librarian, and the Historian.” Library Journal, 15 December 1968.

“Kit Carson’s Early Uncertain Chronology.” Montana Western History, Summer 1968.

“Let’s Have Good Luck.” The Pacific Historian, Winter 1968.

“The Mormon Way-Bill.” Bancroftiana, May 1968.

“New Light on Ashley and Jedediah Smith.” The Pacific Historian, Winter 1968.

“Utah Before the Mormons.” Utah Historical Quarterly, Winter 1968.

“The [Carl I.] Wheat Collection.” Bancroftiana, May 1968.

BOOK REVIEWS:

America’s Western Frontier, by John A. Hawgood. Minnesota History, Spring 1968.

Australians and the Gold Rush, by Jay Monaghan. Arizona and the West, Spring 1968.

The California Gold Discovery, by Rodman W. Paul. Pacific Historical Review, May 1968.

Exploration and Empire, by William H. Goetzmann. Journal of American History, June 1968.

Father Kino in Arizona, by Fay Jackson Smith. Journal of American History, June 1968.

The Recollections of Philander Prescott, by Donald Dean Parker. Journal of Illinois State Historical Society, Summer 1968.

Wilderness Kingdom, by Joseph P. Donnelly. Oregon Historical Quarterly, March 1968.

1969

ARTICLES:

“Literature in the History of the Church: The Importance of Involvement.” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Autumn 1969. [p.414]

1970

BOOKS:

In Pursuit of the Golden Dream: Reminiscences of San Francisco and the Northern and Southern Mines, 1849-57, by Howard Calhoun Gardiner. Dale L. Morgan, editor. Stoughton, Massachusetts: Western Hemisphere, Inc., 1970.

“Western Travels and Travelers in the Bancroft Library.” In Travelers on the Western Frontier, edited by John E McDermott. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1970.

BOOK REVIEWS:

An Artist on the Overland Trail, by James E Wilkins. Western Historical Quarterly, January 1970.

The California Gold Rush Diary of a German Sailor, by W. Turrentine Jackson. Pacific Historical Review, February 1970.

The Lion of the Lord, by Startely P.414 Hirschon. Utah Historical Quarterly, Fall 1970.

Posthumous Publications

BOOKS:

Dale Morgan’s Introduction to A Mormon Bibliography, 1830-1930. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1978.

A Mormon Bibliography, 1830-1930. Chad J. Flake, editor. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1978. Introduction by Dale Morgan, who also acted as co-editor before his death.

Dale Morgan on Early Mormonism: Correspondence and a New History. Edited, with a biographical introduction by John Phillip Walker, and a preface by William Mulder. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1986.

ARTICLES:

“A Bibliography of the Published Writings of Juanita Brooks.” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Spring 1974.

BOOK REVIEWS:

The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West, Vol. 4, edited by Leroy C. Hafen. Utah Historical Quarterly, Fall 1971.