Selected Bibliography


Allen, Frederick Lewis. Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s. New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1964.

Arrington, Leonard J. Brigham Young American Moses. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1986.

———. Great Basin Kingdom: An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints 1830–1900. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press 1993.

———. History of Idaho Vol. 1. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho Press, 1995.

———. The Mormon Experience: A History of the Latter-day Saints. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1992.

———. The Presidents of the Church. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1986.

Arrington, Leonard J., Feramorz Y. Fox, and Dean L. May. Building a City of God: Community and Cooperation Among the Mormons. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1992.

Ashton, Paul, and Hilda Kean, eds. People and Their Pasts: Public History Today. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Athern, Robert G. Union Pacific Country. New York: Rand McNally, 1971.

Bates, Jane Eliza Woolf, and Zina Alberta Woolf Hickman. Founding of Cardston and Vicinity—Pioneer Problems. Cardston, Alberta: William L. Woolf, 1960.

Bectell, Beryl, Keith Shaw, Robert Pankhurst, and Susan Smith. Chief Mountain Country: A History of Cardston and District Vol. 2. Cardston: Friesen Printer, 1987.

———. Chief Mountain Country: A History of Cardston and District Vol. 3. Cardston: Freisen Printer, 2005.

Belisle, Donica. Retail Nation: Department Stores and the Making of Modern Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2011.

Bitton, Davis. Guide to Mormon Diaries and Autobiographies. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1977.

Bowman, R. F. Railways in Southern Alberta. Lethbridge, Alberta: Lethbridge Historical Society, 2002.

Bradley, Martha Sontag, and Mary Brown Firmage Woodward. Four Zinas: A Story of Mothers and Daughters on the Mormon Frontier. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 2000.

Briggs, Asa. Social History and Human Experience. Cedar City, UT: Grace A. Tanner Center for Human Values, 1984.

Britsch, R. Lanier. Moramona: The Mormons in Hawaii. Mormons in the Pacific Series. Laie, HI: Institute for Polynesian Studies, 1991.

Burton, Pierre. The Great Depression, 1929–1930. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart 1990.

———. The Last Spike: The Great Railway, 1881–1885. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart 1971.

———. The National Dream: The Great Railway, 1871–1881. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1970.

Butler, Ann M., and Kenneth L. Holmes. Covered Wagon Women, I: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840–1849. Lincoln: Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press, 1995.

Campbell, Eugene, and Richard D. Poll. Hugh B. Brown: His Life and Thought. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1975.

Cannon, George Q. The Latter-Day Saints’ Millennial Star. Liverpool: George Q. Cannon, 1863.

Card, Brigham Y., Herbert C. Northcott, John E. Foster, Howard Palmer, and George K. Jarvis, eds. The Mormon Presence in Canada. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1990.

Cardston Company of Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Alberta Stake Tabernacle Marker Dedication. Cardston: Cardston Company, Daughter of Utah Pioneers, 2006.

Chisholm, Anne, and Michael Davie. Lord Beaverbrook: A Life. New York: Knopf, 1993.

Clymer, Floyd. Floyd Henry’s Wonderful Model T, 1908–1927. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1955.

Cook, Tim. No Place to Run: The Canadian Corps and Gas Warfare in the First World War. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1999.

Dempsey, Hugh A. Indian Tribes of Alberta. Calgary: Glenbow Museum, 1997.

———. Mike Mountain House: My People the Bloods. Calgary: Glenbow Museum, 1989.

———. Red Crow: Warrior Chief. Saskatoon: Fifth House, 1995.

den Otter, A. A. Civilizing the West: The Galts and the Development of Western Canada. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1992.

Djuff, Ray. High on a Windy Hill: The Story of the Price of Wales Hotel. Calgary: Rocky Mountain Books, 2009.

Duerger, David. The Mysteries of Godliness: A History of Mormon Temple Worship. San Francisco: Smith Research Associates, 1994.

Durham, Homer G. N. Eldon Tanner: His Life and Service. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1982.

Emery, Edwin. The Press and America: An Interpretative History of Journalism. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1962.

Essham, Frank. Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah. Salt Lake City: Western Epics, 1966.

Ford, Thomas. A History of Illinois. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995.

Glassburg, David. Sense of History: The Place of the Past in American Life. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2001.

Godfrey, Donald G. C. Francis Jenkins: Film and Television Pioneer. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014.

Godfrey, Donald G., and Brigham Y. Card. The Diaries of Charles Ora Card: The Canadian Years, 1886–1903. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1993.

Godfrey, Donald G., and Kenneth W. Godfrey. The Diaries of Charles Ora Card: The Utah Years, 1871–1886. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2006.

Godfrey Donald G., and Rebecca S. Martineu-McCarty. An Uncommon Common Pioneer: The Journals of James Henry Martineau, 1828–1918. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2008.

Godfrey, Floyd. Just Mine: Poetic Philosophy. Edited by Donald G. Godfrey. Mesa, AZ: Chrisdon Communications, 1996.

Godfrey, Kenneth W. Logan, Utah: One Hundred Fifty Year History. Logan, UT: Exemplar Press, 2010.

Gomery, Douglas. A History of Broadcasting in the United States. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2008.

Greenwell, Jeanette Shaw, and Laura Chadwick Kump. Our North Ogden Pioneers, 1851–1900. Ogden, UT: Watkins Printing, 1998.

Harker, Cary, and Kathy Bly. Power of a Dream. Magrath, Alberta: Keyline Communications, 1999.

Hibbert, Christopher. Queen Victoria: A Personal History. London: Harper Collins, 2000.

Hill, Donna. Joseph Smith: The First Mormon. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1977.

Hilton, George W. American Narrow Gauge Railroads. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1990.

Hostetler, John A. Hutterite Society. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974.

Huchel, Frederick M. A History of Box Elder County. Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1999.

Hudson, James A. Charles Ora Card: Pioneer and Colonizer. Cardston, Alberta: Hudson, 1963.

Innis, David L., and H. Dale Lowry. Lee’s Creek. Cardston, Alberta: Innes & Lowry, 2001.

Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941.

Junkunis, Franklin J. “Urban Development in Southern Alberta.” In Southern Alberta: A Regional Perspective, edited by Franklin J. Junkunis, 74-85. Lethbridge: University of Lethbridge Press, 1972.

Koroscil, Paul M. The British Garden of Eden: Settlement History of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. Burnaby, British Columbia: Simon Fraser University, 2003.

Kyvig, David E. Daily Life in the United States, 1920–1940. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing, 2002.

Kyvig, David E. and Myron A. Marty. Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around You. 3rd edition. Nashville: The American Association for State and Local History, 2010.

Layton, Kathy, and Donald G. Godfrey. Remembering . . . Amelia “Olive” Aldridge Crooks Godfrey. Mesa, AZ: Chrisdon Communications 2004.

Ludlow, Daniel H., ed. Encyclopedia of Mormonism.5 vols. New York: Macmillan Publishing, 1992.

MacDonald, Graham A. Where the Mountains Meet the Prairies: A History of Waterton Country. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2003.

MacEvan, Grant. Frederick Haultain: Frontier Statesman of the Canadian Northwest. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1985.

MacInnes, C. M. In the Shadow of the Rockies. London: Rivingtons, 1930.

Magrath and District History Association. Irrigation Builders. Lethbridge: Southern Printing, 1974.

Magrath’s Golden Jubilee. Magrath, Alberta: n.p., 1949.

Mardon, Ernest G., and Austin A. Mardon. Alberta Mormon Politicians. Edmonton: Golden Meteorite Press, 1992.

McClintock, James H. Mormon Settlement in Arizona: A Record of Peaceful Conquest of the Desert. Phoenix: Phoenix Manufacturing Stationers, 1921.

Moffitt, John C. The History of Education in Utah. Salt Lake City: John Clifton Moffitt, 1946.

Mountain Horse, Mike. My People the Bloods. Calgary: Glenbow-Alberta Institute and Blood Tribal Council, 1989.

Morris, Alexander. The Treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the North-West Territories. Toronto: Willing & Williamson, 1880. Reprint, Toronto: Coles Canadiana, 1971.

Musser, Charles. The Emergence of Cinema: The History of Motion Picture to 1907. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.

Nelson, Lowry. The Mormon Village: A Pattern and Technique of Land Settlement. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1952.

Oaks, Dallin H., and Marvin S. Hill. Carthage Conspiracy: The Trial of the Accused Assassins of Joseph Smith. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1975.

Owram, Doug. Promise of Eden: The Canadian Expansions Movement and the Idea of the West, 1856–1900. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Peterson, Ross F. A History of Cache County. Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1997.

Pratt, Parley P. Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1950.

Ramsaye, Terry. A Million and One Nights: A History of Motion Picture. 3rd ed. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964.

Randall, Frank Alfred, and John D. Randall. History of the Development of Building Construction in Chicago. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1999.

Regular, Keith. Neighbours and Networks: The Blood Tribe in Southern Alberta Economy, 1884–1939. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2009.

Richard, Kent F. A Family of Faith. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2013.

Ricketts, Norma Baldwin. The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846–1848. Logan: Utah State University Press, 1986.

Ricks, Joel E., and Everett L. Cooley, eds. The History of a Valley. Logan, UT: Cache Valley Centennial Commission, 1956.

Riggs, Ransom. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Philadelphia: Quirk Books, 2011.

Roberts, Richard C., and Richard W. Sadler. A History of Weber County. Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1997.

Romney, Thomas Cotton. The Mormon Colonies in Mexico. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2005.

Ryan, Milo. History in Sound. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1963.

Samuel, Raphael. Island Stories: Unraveling Britain. London: Verso, 1998.

Shaw, Keith, ed. Chief Mountain Country: A History of Cardston and District 3 vols. Cardston, Alberta: Cardston Historical Society, 1978, 1987, 2005.

Slater, Michael. Charles Dickens: A Life Defined by Writing. London: Yale University Press, 2009.

Smith, Joseph. History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1946.

Snyder, Louis L., and Richard B. Morris. A Treasury of Great Reporting. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962.

Soone, Conway B. Ships, Saints and Mariners. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1987.

Sterling, Christopher H., and John Michael Kittross. Stay Tuned: A History of American Broadcasting. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2002.

Strong, Josiah. Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis. New York: American Home Missionary Society, 1885.

Swinton, Heidi S. To the Rescue: The Biography of Thomas S. Monson. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2010.

Waitrowski, Claud. Railroads across North America: An Illustrated History. New York: Crestline, 2012.

Walker, Ronald W., Richard E. Turley Jr., and Glen L. Leonard. Massacre At Mountain Meadows. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Warrum, Noble. Utah Since Statehood: Historical and Biographical. Vol. 2. Salt Lake City: S. J. Clark, 1919.

Ward, Donald B. The People: A Historical Guide to the First Nations of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. Markhan, Ontario: Fifth House, 1995.

Wetherell, Donald G., and Irene R. A. Kmet. Town Life: Main Street and the Evolution of Small Town Alberta, 1880–1947. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1995.

Wheeler, Seager. Profitable Grain Growing. Winnipeg: Grain Growers’ Guide, 1919.

Willing, Gale. Fielding: The People and the Events That Affected Their Lives. Logan, UT: Herff Jones, 1992.

Wrage, Ernest J., and Barnet Baskerville. American Forum: Speeches on Historic Issues, 1788–1900. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Woodfield, Floyd J. A History of North Ogden: Beginnings to 1985. Ogden, UT: Empire Printing, 1986.

Archives, Libraries, and Manuscript Collections

Church History Library Salt Lake City Utah.

Family Files, North Ogden Historical Museum, Ogden, Utah.

Family History Library, Salt Lake City Utah.

Galt Museum and Archives, Lethbridge, Alberta.

Glenbow Archives, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta.

LDS Genealogical Library, Cardston, Alberta.

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Magrath Museum, Magrath, Alberta.

Provincial Archives of Alberta, Cardston Museum, Edmonton, Alberta.

University of Glasgow Special Collections, Glasgow, Scotland.

Weber County Second District Court Probate Case Files, Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City Utah.


From Cardston, Alberta:

Cardston News

Temple City

Westwind News

Cardston Chronicle

From Lethbridge, Alberta:

Lethbridge Herald

From Magrath, Alberta:

Magrath Store News

From Utah:

Church News

Deseret News


Periodicals and Journal Articles

Campbell, Eugene E. “The Mormon Gold-Mining Mission of 1849.” BYU Studies 1, no. 2 (Autumn 1959–Winter 1969): 19–31.

Christy, Howard A. “Weather, Disaster and Responsibility: An Essay on the Willie and Martin Handcart Story.” BYU Studies 37, no. 1 (1997–98): 6–74.

Godfrey, Donald G. “Zina Presendia Young Williams Card: Brigham Young’s Daughter, Cardston’s First Lady.” Journal of Mormon History 23, no. 2 (Fall 1997): 107–27.

Grinnell, George B. “The Crown of the Continent.” Century Magazine (September 1901): 660–71.

Hartley, William G. “Mormons and Early Iowa History (1838–1858): Eight District Connections.” The Annals of Iowa 59 (Summer 2000): 217–60.

Hinckley, Gordon B. “Faith of the Pioneers.” Ensign, July 1984, 3.

Humphries, Mark Osborne. “Paths of Infection: The First World War and the Origins of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic.” War in History 21, no. 1 (2013): 55–81.

Johnson, Alex, and H. Joan MacKinnon. “Alberta’s Ranching Heritage.” Rangelands 4, no. 3 (June 1982): 99–102.

Monson, Thomas S. “Follow the Prophets.” Ensign, January 2015, 5.

Morgan, Dale L. “The State of Deseret.” Utah Historical Quarterly (1940): 65–251.

Walker, Newell R. “They Walked 1,300 Miles.” Ensign, July 2000, 44–49.

Walker, William R. “Fortifying Faith with Ancestor’s Stories.” Church News, 13 April 2014, 20.

Government Documents

“Goose Lake/Lees Creek Basin Planning Study, Town of Cardston, 1979–80.” Town of Cardston.

“Judge Melvin Godfrey, Court Cases, 1946.” Magrath Museum.

Magrath, Alberta Town Council Meeting Records. Magrath Museum.

Minutes of the Town of Cardston Council, 1980. Town of Cardston.

Proposal to Town of Cardston for Design Service for New Sewage Treatment Facilities, 1977. “Survey of Cardston.” Industrial Development Branch, Department of Industry and Development, 1963. Province of Alberta.

Unpublished Documents

Hansen, John A. “The History of College and Young Wards, Cache County, Utah.” Master’s thesis, Utah State University, 1968.

Mitchner, Alyn E. “William Pearce: Father of Alberta Irrigation.” Master’s thesis, University of Alberta, 1985.

Colman Family History, including short stories and oral histories. Magrath Museum.

Floyd and Clarice Godfrey Family Papers. Includes journals, diaries, letters, and short stories.

Letters of Clarice Card Godfrey to Melva Card Witbeck, 1959–86. Godfrey Family Papers.

Pearl Card Sloan Family Papers. L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

JoAnn Sloan Rogers Family Papers. L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

Life Histories of the Wives of Charles Ora Card, Card Family publication, 1978. L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

Lorin Card Godfrey Family Papers, private collection.

Marilyn Rose Godfrey Ockey Pitcher Family Papers, private collection.

Mary Ellen Godfrey Meacham Family Papers. Includes short stories.

Martha Mitchell Family Papers. Includes short stories.

Ellen Clair Weaver Shaeffer Family Papers. Includes short stories.

Internet Sources

———. “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.”

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “FamilySearch.”

Friedman, Morgan. “The Inflation Calculator.”


“Brief Story of the Taichung Memorial Temple,” n.d. Pamphlet.

McIntyre, William H., Jr. “A Brief History of the McIntyre Ranch.” Lethbridge, Alberta: n.p., 1947.

Oral History Interviews from Godfrey Family Papers

Bertrand Richard Godfrey, interview by Burt Godfrey family, 1980.

Clarice Card Godfrey, interview by Donald G. Godfrey, 1977.

Floyd Godfrey, interview by Donald G. Godfrey, 1972.

Floyd Godfrey, interview by Donald G. Godfrey, 1977.

Floyd Godfrey, interview by Donald G. Godfrey, 1982.

Floyd Godfrey, interview by Donald G. Godfrey, 1988.

Mervin Godfrey, interview by Floyd Godfrey, 1982.

Rhea Jensen, interview by Donald G. Godfrey, 1996.

Abbreviated Narrative Life Histories from the Godfrey Family Papers

Life of Joseph Godfrey (1800–1880).

by Arlene Godfrey Payne

by J. Arthur Meecham

by Ellen Clair Weaver Shaeffer

by John W. Gibson

by Jeremia Helen Godfrey

by Lois Lindsay Anderson

by Mary Ellen Godfrey Meacham

by Theresa Chadwick Lowder

Life of Bertland Richard Godfrey.

Life of Eva Jones Godfrey.

Douglas Godfrey, “Memories of My Mother Eva Jones Godfrey.”

Douglas Godfrey, “Memories of Lottie Harker.”

Life of Joseph Godfrey, by Bessie Godfrey.

Life Stories of Floyd Godfrey.

“Memories of My Father, 1918–1957”, by Douglas Godfrey.

Mission “Notebooks.” Multiple and unidentified.

“The Empress” by Douglas Godfrey.

Autobiography of Douglas Godfrey, 2009.

Lee Brewerton & Moving Picture History of the Brewerton Family, by Steele Brewerton.

Reminiscences of Cyrus H. Card, 1980.