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Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

The Church and the Negro : past, present, and future

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230355999]
Identifier: MSS 7478
Scope and Contents

Sound recording of lecture by Darius Gray on the relationship between the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the African American community, given at Utah State University in 1970. The recording is approximately forty minutes long.

Dates: Publication: 1970

Office of the President records on African Americans, 1955-1962

Identifier: UA 1086 Series 4 Sub-Series 51
Scope and Contents

Contians news clippings, letters and memos discussing the position of black students at BYU and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated 1955 to 1962.

Dates: 1955-1962

John Andreas Widtsoe letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327113]
Identifier: MSS SC 2678
Scope and Contents Typewritten letters addressed to S. Norman Lee and dated 9 Oct. 1947 and 15 Nov. 1949. Widtsoe responds to Lee's questions on the doctrines of the Mormon Chuch. Witsoe writes that the Word of Wisdom prohibition of "hot drinks" means that coffee, tea, cola drinks, and the South American drink called "Mate" are unacceptable because they contain caffeine. He also writes that Blacks will eventually be given the priesthood in the Mormon Church. He further states that the second president of...
Dates: 1947-1949