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Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Kendall County, Illinois Court writs

 File — Folder 1: [31197230336197]
Identifier: MSS 1043
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed writs. They declare that David Hyrum Smith, a leader in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, is legally insane and should be sent to an institution. Many of the items were signed by Joseph Smith, III, the founder of that faith. Also included are newspaper clippings and a certificate verifying David Smith's death.

P. J. Sanders and J. F. Curtis debate transcripts

 Collection — Box 1: [31197225536843]
Identifier: MSS 2018
Scope and Contents The debates between Peter James Sanders of the Mormon Church and James Frank Curtis of the Reorganized Mormon Church were held 4-7 Aug. 1908 in the Murray Opera House in Murray, Utah. The collection includes transcripts of the debates and biographical information regarding Sanders and Curtis. The issues covered in the debates include the succession in the leadership of the Mormon Church following the death of Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church, and Mormon...

Joseph Smith III letters

 File — Folder 1: [31197230336205]
Identifier: MSS 1044
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and signed letters. The items were written from Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri and were addressed to "Cousin" Samuel H. B. Smith. The materials relate to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and to politics in Utah.