Mormon Lecture - A Mormon Diarist in California, 1850–1858

Mormon Lecture - A Mormon Diarist in California, 1850–1858
Jan 10, 2018

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.


Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, the 300th Anniversary University Professor of History at Harvard University, shares stories from the remarkable diary of Caroline Crosby. The wife of a Mormon missionary, Crosby reached California with her husband in 1850 en route to a posting in the South Pacific, and later lived among “saints and strangers” in San Jose, San Francisco, and San Bernardino. Free; no reservations required. Rothenberg Hall

 

Pre-lecture dining: Chef's selection of small plates with beer and wine will be available for purchase in the Rose Hills Garden Court prior to this lecture, beginning at 6 p.m.

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