Linda King Newell

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Linda King Newell (born January 16, 1941) is an American historian and author.

Newell co-authored the 1984 book Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith with Valeen Tippetts Avery. During this time (1982–6) she was also editor of the scholarly Mormon periodical Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought with her husband L. Jackson Newell, a professor at the University of Utah.

Newell served as president of the John Whitmer Historical Association in 1988, and the Mormon History Association from 1996–1997.[1]


  • Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith, Prophet's Wife, Elect Lady, Polygamy's Foe. Doubleday Publishing, September 1984. ISBN 0-385-17166-8.
  • The Historical Relationship of Mormon Woman and Priesthood, In: Maxine Hanks ed. Women and Authority, 1992, pp. 23 – 48.


  1. ^ "Past MHA Presidents". Mormon History Association. Archived from the original on 2012-02-13. Retrieved 2008-07-22.