This text is re-posted from R. Scott Lloyd, “‘History skills’ can strengthen study of Book of Mormon witnesses, speaker says,” Deseret News, August 4, 2017.
As the director of the Church History Library, Keith Erekson has charge, among other things, of manuscript records pertaining to the Three Witnesses and the Eight Witnesses to the […]
Today the Deseret News reported on Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s retraction of a recently-told missionary story. The portion of the article quoting Keith Erekson is reproduced below; the full article is Tad Walch, “Elder Holland withdraws Church News Missionary Story,” Deseret News, July 31, 2017.
It is important to differentiate between someone who knowingly […]
This text is re-posted from “New Views into Missionary History,” Church News, July 16, 2017.
As soon as the Church was organized in 1830, its members set out to preach the gospel to family, friends and neighbors. One hundred years later, nearly 38,000 men and women had served proselytizing missions for the Church. Now, […]
This text is re-posted from Rachel Sterzer, “Top 10 Treasures in the Church History Library,” Church News, September 9, 2016. The original contains many photographs, and some errors.
The Church History Library, located at Church headquarters in downtown Salt Lake City, is a special place, said the library’s director, Keith A. Erekson. The library […]
Mormon women’s history ‘at a crossroads,’ speaker says
By R. Scott Lloyd, LDS Church News
Published: Thursday, March […]
The El Paso Inc. newspaper awarded its 2014 Community Spirit Award to UTEP’s Centennial Celebration. The celebration was intentionally designed to involve as many people as possible and the announcement cites 175 official events–and many more unofficial–that drew hundreds of thousands of participants, tens of thousands for some of the larger single events. On […]
I have accepted the invitation to serve as the director of the Church History Library of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In this role, I look forward to sharing the Church’s history with its more than 15 million members, more than 5 million annual visitors to Temple Square, and many other […]
UTEP 100 Años de Historia: PARTE I, Inicios
KINT News,11/11/2013 5:12 PM
El Paso, Texas (Entravision).- 100 años, cuatro nombres diferentes y dos mascotas.
Se dicen facil, pero pocos saben realmente los inicios de la que hoy lleva por nombre la Universidad de Texas en El Paso.
UTEP inicio en el año 1914 bajo el […]
November 28, 2012
Teaching and Learning History: Teagle Foundation to Support a New AHA Initiative
By Julia Brookins
What are the best practices for teaching history to undergrads? How can history departments better work with teaching and learning centers at their institutions? What does a graduate student in history need to know about the […]
The University of Texas at El Paso turns 100 years old in 2014 and will mark the occasion with an epic celebration.
Keith Erekson’s job is to make sure the party goes off without a hitch. Although wrapping a century of history into a yearlong celebration is daunting, he may be the perfect person to […]