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Johnson Family Papers

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s080

Scope and Contents

The Johnson Family Papers (1840 - 1965; 1.5 boxes) includes personal and business correspondence, bills and receipts, photographs and a property deed related to the Johnson Family in Huntsville. The main correspondence in the collection between J.R. Johnson and his wife and was written towards the end of the Civil War. Much of the correspondence is addressed to Maude and William Johnson and includes personal letters, invitations and postcards. This collection also includes photographs, two of which are studio photographs taken in Kaufman, Texas. The collection includes a warranty deed transferring a portion of land from S.E. Ludwig to S.D. Johnson. All documents were found at the Johnson Family home and were donated to the SHSU SpecialCollections.


  • Creation: 1840 - 1965

Conditions Governing Use

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies. Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.


2 boxes

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The Johnson Family Papers contains receipts, photographs and a warranty deed. These materials represent different aspects of the lives of the Johnson Family, in particular J.R. Johnson and his wife. Much of the correspondence is addressed to Maude and William Johnson. This collection is arranged by material type and is organized chronologically in each folder. The collection is located on the SHSU Special Collection’s manuscript shelves.

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Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US