John Sillito is emeritus professor of libraries at Weber State University. A native of Salt Lake City, he has degrees in history and political science from the University of Utah. He is the editor of History's Apprentice: The Diaries of B. H. Roberts, 1880-98 and, with John S. McCormick, A World We Thought We Knew: Readings in Utah History. His writings have appeared in such journals as the Utah Historical Quarterly, Sunstone, and Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought. He resides in Ogden, Utah.