The Western History Association has been meeting in Salt Lake City for the past few days, which brings lots of interesting people to town. One of those is Jan Shipps, who is visiting LDS Archives today (and probably quite a bit over the next three weeks while she’s in town).

Jan tells me that she was recently awarded a Mellon Foundation fellowship, running for the next two years, to complete work on her book describing developments in Mormonism since World War II. One year’s fellowship covers travel and research to Salt Lake City, Logan, Provo, and Independence; the second year’s fellowship covers the writing.

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