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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.


  • 1844-1958


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


120 items (0.20 linear ft)

Custodial History

Donated by William Shepard in 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; William Shepard; 1975.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Register of Church of Jesus Christ records
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 July 6
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States