Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

LAUREL THATCHER ULRICH {[email protected]} began her writing career in 1956 with an essay in Seventeen magazine describing Christmas in Sugar City, Idaho, her hometown. A graduate of the University of Utah, she moved with her husband, Gael Ulrich, to Massachusetts in 1960, and then to New Hampshire, where she completed her PhD in early American history. She is the author of several prize-winning books, including A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835–1870, which was published in 2017. She recently retired from Harvard University and has begun sorting through a disorganized collection of old papers that helped inspire some of the thoughts in the essay in this issue. She and Gael now live in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania near some of their children and grandchildren and are members of the Philadelphia Fourth Ward.

“For the Power is In Them”: Leonard Arrington and the Founders of Exponent II

Articles/Essays – Volume 53, No. 1

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And Woe Unto Them That Are With Child In Those Days

Articles/Essays – Volume 6, No. 2

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Counseling the Brethren

Articles/Essays – Volume 9, No. 2

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A Little Bit of Heaven

Articles/Essays – Volume 9, No. 3

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Poor Mother

Articles/Essays – Volume 10, No. 1

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Out of the Slot: Patriarchs and Politics: The Plight of Mormon Women by Marilyn Warenski

Articles/Essays – Volume 12, No. 2

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The Pink Dialogue and Beyond

Articles/Essays – Volume 14, No. 4

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Family Scriptures

Articles/Essays – Volume 20, No. 2

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A Writer Reborn: Leaving Home: Personal Essays by Mary Lythgoe Bradford

Articles/Essays – Volume 21, No. 3

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Border Crossings

Articles/Essays – Volume 27, No. 2

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My Short Happy Life with Exponent II

Articles/Essays – Volume 36, No. 3

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Mormon Women in the History of Second-Wave Feminism

Articles/Essays – Volume 43, No. 2

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