Be Published in Intermountain Histories

Research Description

The Intermountain Histories project curates local histories on a website ( and free mobile apps (iOS and Android). Stories are written by students from universities around the Intermountain West, and in collaboration with various professors.

The project was recently featured in a number of news stories. Check them out!

  • BYU News and Provo Daily Herald, BYU professor highlights unsung stories from Utah’s rich pioneer history with Intermountain Histories website 
  • Deseret News, How this new mobile app can help you discover Utah’s forgotten immigrant pioneers
  • ABC4 News, Charting a course: BYU history professor, students building historical map of Intermountain West 
  • Inside Sources Podcast, Remembering Utah's Other Pioneers
  • Daily Herald
Recent Stats: 
  • Appx. 450 stories with more being added every few weeks
  • 15 Collaborating Professors at 8 Universities
  • Over 250 student authors
  • 16 BYU Student Interns and 8 BYU Student Research and Editorial Assistants
  • Appx. 6,000 website users per month