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James Jesse Strang papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-186-189

Scope and Contents

James Jesse Strang (1813-1856), was a founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite). The collection contains letters to and from James Jesse Strang and some third party correspondence. There is also a meterological 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.

Dates

  • 1829 - 1870

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Box 6: Restricted fragile material. Reference surrogates are available in both physical and digital form. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

Conditions Governing Use

The James Jesse Strang Papers are the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unspecified, please consult the appropriate curator.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.strang

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.
Title
Guide to the James Jesse Strang Papers
Author
by Beinecke Staff
Date
September 1995
Description rules
Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
P. O. Box 208330
New Haven CT 06520-8330 US
(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

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