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James Jesse Strang papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 400

Scope and Contents

Correspondence of six items. Five are addressed to Strang and one is addressed to H. D. McCulloch, a follower of Strang. Also with the materials is a letter of appointment to make Strang a mail carrier. Also included is a handwritten copy of Strang's "Municipalities" which is found in chapter 27 of his "The Book of the Law of the Lord." With the materials is a copy of the Michigan legislature's rules dated 1854.

Dates

  • 1846-1956

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from James Jesse Strang papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

James Jesse Strang (1813-1856) was the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites), and claimed to be the successor of Joseph Smith.

Extent

9 item (13 p.)

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

General

James Jesse Strang papers
Title
Register of James Jesse Strang papers
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 October 19
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Provo Utah 84602 United States