Message from President Casey Paul Griffiths
After a banner year celebrating our legacy and exploring new discoveries, the John Whitmer Historical Association is looking to new horizons where old friends and new scholars can work to build on the foundations of those who came before us.
JWHA Spring Event & Business Meeting
April 21, 2023
John Hamer, Wallace B Smith Tribute Lecturer
Registration now open, learn more, register today!
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Call for Papers Due April 6, 2023
The University of Virginia’s Mormon Studies Program invites applications for short-term fellowships to conduct research in the Gregory A. Prince Collection.
JWHA’s 50th Anniversary: A Legacy of Restoration History
We just completed our historic conference in Independence celebrating the 50th anniversary of the John Whitmer Historical Association. What a joy it was to have nearly all of our living founders present with us, as well as many of the past JWHA presidents!
◆ Watch the tribute to their service and the journey ahead.
◆ Hear from the founders’ on the importance of JWHA in the 50th Anniversary founders video.
John Whitmer Books New Release
Joseph and Lucy Smith’s Tunbridge Farm by Mark L. Staker and Donald L. Enders
Watch author Mark Stakers’ introduction video.
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Interested in Supporting JWHA?
With faithful financial contributions over the years, JWHA has been able to further the independent scholarly interest in the history of Community of Christ and the Restoration Movement. Our supporters play a key role in our success.
Here are some ways to support the JWHA mission:
- Join JWHA
- Attend the annual conference
- Sponsor a scholarship or award
- Advertise in a JWHA publication
- Donate to the annual conference silent auction
- Make an online donation
- Share your legacy! When you set up your estate and financial plan, ask your advisor to include John Whitmer Historical Association as one of your beneficiaries.
JWHA is continually inspired by the dedication and generosity of our donors like you who support our mission.
JWHA is an independent, scholarly society composed of individuals of various religious faiths who share a lively interest in the history of the Restoration Movement.