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Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)


Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

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."

Dates: 1876-1892

Letters and articles on LDS church history and pioneers, off-shoots, and polygamy, between 1878 and 1954

 File — Box 5: Series 6 [Barcode: 31197233277612], Folder: 26
Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 6 File 26
Scope and Contents

Contains various letters and papers written about the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its pioneer emigrants and immigrants. Includes information on the relationship of James Strang and Orson Hyde, as well as a copy of the Petition to the Governor of Utah to pardon various church leaders and other members being held in the Utah Penitentiary for polygamy. Materials undated, but probably written between 1878 and 1954 (when Samuel Russell was alive).

Dates: between 1878 and 1954

Stephen Post papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1418
Scope and Contents

Photocopies from handwritten and typed microformed materials including correspondence, revelations, certificates, deeds, magazines, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Post's activities in various religions and include many letters from Sidney Rigdon.

Dates: 1856-1921

Warren Post diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233288312]
Identifier: Vault MSS 245
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries in pencil with a typescript of the items. Post writes about his life in Nauvoo, Illlinois, as a Mormon, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Strangites), his activities in Iowa, and his finances.

Dates: 1846-1855

Warren Post notice

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240522]
Identifier: MSS SC 359
Scope and Contents

Broadside announcing a lecture in Council Bluffs, Iowa on prophetic succession in the Latter-day Saint Church.

Dates: 1855

Joseph Smith letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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...
Dates: 1844 June 18

Photographs of James Jesse Strang

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233598355]
Identifier: MSS P 156
Scope and Contents

Collection includes two photographs of James Jesse Strang, leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangites), taken during the 1850s.

Dates: approximately 1850-1859

A true history of the rise of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of the restoration of the holy priesthood and the late discovery of ancient American records

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305044]
Identifier: MSS SC 756
Scope and Contents

Two pamphlets. The items were originally published in 1849. The items are identical except that one is eight pages larger than the other and has additional material. Adams writes that James Jesse Strang was the true successor to the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith. Adams also presents material on the founding of that faith.

Dates: 1982

Wingfield Watson letter to Grace B. Lewis

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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).

Dates: 1906