Church of Jesus Christ records

Church of Jesus Christ records

Dates: 1844-1958

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.

  • Extent: 120 items (0.20 linear ft)
  • Creator: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 445
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of 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.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 445; Church of Jesus Christ records; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 445, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by William Shepard in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; William Shepard; 1975.
Subject Terms
Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856; Watson, Wingfield, 1828-1922; Correspondence; Material Types; Religion
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC445
Finding Aid Title
Church of Jesus Christ records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:32-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
ryan_lee@byu.edu