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Timothy A. Johnson collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 572

Overview

This collection mostly consists of photographs and miscellaneous related items regarding African American businesses, organizations, and groups, predominantly in Wichita, Kansas. There are also photographs from elsewhere in Kansas, as well as Oklahoma and Nebraska. Includes mounted prints, real photo postcards, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, and other items. The collection also notably includes materials related to Lauretta Buckner's involvement with the Daughters of Isis (a women's auxiliary to the freemasons), Wichita Chapter; materials related to the Mentholatum Company of Wichita; and a handful of photographs from the Southwest Kansas Sunflower conference of the 1930s-1940s. The collection appears to have been gathered by Timothy A. Johnson of Falun, Saline County, Kansas.

Dates

  • approximately 1870s-1960s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 document case + 1 card file box, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder)

Physical Location

RH MS 572

Physical Location

RH MS Q96

Physical Location

RH MS S9

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Frank Wood, 2003.

Title
Guide to the Timothy A. Johnson Collection
Subtitle
Timothy A. Johnson collection
Author
Finding aid prepared by hab and mab, 2005; gem, 2021. Finding aid encoded by gem, 2021.
Date
2021-07-19
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/5255972739
Preferred citation
Timothy A. Johnson collection, RH MS 572, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
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