Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856
- Existence: 1813-03-21 - 1856-07-09
James Jesse Strang (1813-1856), American religious leader, politician, and self-proclaimed monarch.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
James Jesse Strang collection
Call Number: WA MSS 447
Overview: Collection that documents and explores the life of religious leader, politician and self-proclaimed monarch James Jesse Strang and the development of the Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites).
James Jesse Strang papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-186-189
Overview: The collection contains letters to and from James Jesse Strang and some third party correspondence. There is a meteorological journal from Beaver Island, Michigan, which includes notes on the fishes and shells of the area, Strang's diary covering 1831-1836, and documents of the Order of the Illuminati.