The Ernst F. Sturm papers (1901-1916) contain a journal and a personal letter. Both relate to the LDS splinter group "the Living Kingdom of God/ Eastmanites," led by Samuel Eastman. The letter is addressed to Edward Janoschek. The journal is a compilation of notes from their meetings and of personal writings. The letter and journal were written by Ernst Frederick Sturm (1867-1941). An issue of a periodical entitled The New Era, which is an expose of Samuel Eastman and written by Janoschek, was transferred to the Western Americana Books Division of Special Collections.
The Kirk Alan Watson papers (1833-2004) contain documents, articles, and correspondence pertaining to Watson's research into the fundamentalist break offs from of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), beginning with early 1900s schisms such as the Eastmanites and moving through the formation of the "Woolley Group" that became the basis for LDS Fundamentalism, notorious for practicing polygamy.