Wednesday, November 21, 2007

J. Golden Kimball lecture

"The William A. Wilson Folklore Archive at Brigham Young University's Harold B. Lee Library on Nov. 28 will hold its fifth annual Founder's Lecture, "J. Golden Kimball in Mormon Folklore," at 7 p.m. in the library auditorium.

"The speaker will be Eric A. Eliason, an associate professor of English who teaches folklore and Mormon literature. He recently published a book of rare stories, anecdotes and jokes by or about Kimball titled "The J. Golden Kimball Stories." Renowned for being outspoken and somewhat irreverent, Kimball was one of the most colorful leaders in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The Deseret news article continues here.

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