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Religion

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Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

E. Jay Bell letters

 File — Folder 1: [31197230347715]
Identifier: MSS 1286
Scope and Contents Five letters addressed to Jay E. Bell of Provo, Utah, in answer to inquiries concerning the beliefs and doctrines of the LDS Church (Strangites) and the RLDS Church (Independence). Concerns temple ordinances, revelation and prophets, tithing, the law of consecration, polygamy, the birth of Christ, Joseph Smith Jr., the Doctrine and Covenants, and other doctrines.

William Brace letters received

 File — Folder 1: [31197230235993]
Identifier: MSS SC 197
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letters addressed to Brace explaining the differences between the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other "splinter" faiths.

Church of Jesus Christ records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 445
Scope and Contents The Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) was established by James Jesse Strang in 1844, though they claim to be the successor of the Mormon Church founded in 1830.

Compilation of typescripts of correspondence of James J. Strang, Wingfield Watson and other Strangites; biographical sketches and doctrinal outlines. Many items have more than one letter per typescript page.

Eunice Kinney correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3102
Scope and Contents Collection includes letters about James Strang and discuss history and doctrine of the "Brighamites," Strangites, and Reorganized Church, written between 1876 and 1892. Also included is Eunice Kinney's "Testimony of the Latter-day Work."

Joseph Smith letter

 File — Folder 1: [31197230325109]
Identifier: MSS SC 2576
Scope and Contents Photographs of a handwritten and signed letter dated 18 June 1844 and addressed to James Strang. Smith responds to Strang's request to establish a stake of the Mormon Church in Wisconsin. Smith said that the inquiry was received negatively by the leaders of the Mormon Church, but later it was accepted more positiviely. Smith then records a vision he had in which he was carried to the Kingdom of Heaven by angels and spoke with God about the request. God told Smith that the stake was to be...

Wingfield Watson letter to Grace B. Lewis

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233622940]
Identifier: MSS 8095
Scope and Contents Contains a letter from Watson written to his daughter, Grace B. Lewis, in 1906 regarding affairs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite).