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Word of wisdom

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Franklin S. Harris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 344
Scope and Contents

Contains notes, miscellaneous correspondence, and typed programs of the KSL radio series: "The Book of Mormon: Messages and Evidences." Also included are notes and an original draft of Harris' book by the same title. The materials also relate to archaeology, the Word of Wisdom, and other Mormon Church topics.

Dates: 1931-1960

Leonard Arrington, date of production not identified

 Item — Box 7: Series 8; Series 9 [Barcode: 31197230220649], Folder: 9
Identifier: MSS 823 Series 9

Leah D. Widstoe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1819
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, magazine articles, correspondence, galley proofs of manuscripts to be published with handwritten corrections, and brochures on linen. Widstoe writes about the Word of Wisdom, various nutritional issues, and teaching. The correspondence deals largely with Leah's work with her husband while he was serving as the president of the European and British Mission of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1923-1950

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

Word of Wisdom Education Committee papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338698]
Identifier: MSS 44

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, statistics, reports, and magazine articles relating to the effects of tobacco and alcohol on public health, crime, immorality, and the war effort during 1945-1946.

Dates: 1945-1946