Event: 19th-century Mormon maritime immigration

Icelandic immigrants on the ship Camoens, 1880s, National Museum of Iceland

The Bancroft Roundtable on March 16 will tell the captivating story of Mormon maritime immigration in the nineteenth century. Fred E. Woods, Professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University, bases his account on hundreds of first-person immigrant accounts collected and dissected over the past two decades. The superior modus operandi used by the Latter-day Saints to bring European converts to America is described.

Event details
Bancroft Roundtable: “The Sail before the Trail or Have We Missed the Boat?”
Thursday, March 16, noon
Lewis-Latimer Room, The Faculty Club
Presented by Fred E. Woods, Professor of Church History and Doctrine, Brigham Young University