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Henry Underwood Johnson papers

Label
Henry Underwood Johnson papers, 1889-1937
Title
Henry Underwood Johnson papers
Inclusive dates
1889-1937
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes autographed and signed letters; typed and signed letters; typed speeches; a typed list of books of Nim Johnson and a photograph from Henry Underwood Johnson in Indiana; Washington, D.C.; and St. Louis, Missouri and ranging from 1889 to 1937 regarding family and legislative matters
Biographical or historical data
Henry Underwood Johnson was born October 28, 1850 in Cambridge City, Indiana to Nimrod Hoge and Katharin [Catherine Coyle Underwood] Johnson and was the brother of Robert Underwood Johnson, a famous writer. He attended the Centerville Collegiate Institute at Earlham College where he studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1872 and began his practice in Centerville, Indiana. He married Helen [Hellen] Culver on December 7, 1872, in Wayne County, Indiana, and they had four children. He was the prosecuting attorney for Wayne County from 1876-1880 and a member of the Indiana State Senate 1887-1889. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1891 and served until 1899. While in Congress he served as the Chairman of the Committee on Elections. He lived in St. Louis, MO for some time, returning to Richmond, IN before his death on June 4, 1939. He is buried in the Earlham Cemetery, Richmond, Indiana. "Johnson, Catherine Coyle Underwood". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/03/02. http://www.findagrave.com"Johnson, H.[N].". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/04/01. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Johnson, Henry U.". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/04/01. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Johnson, Henry U.". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2015/04/01. http://search.ancestry.library.com"Johnson, Henry Underwood". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. United States Congress. Retrieved 2006/11/21. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=J000138"Johnson, Henry Underwood". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/04/01. http://www.findagrave.com"Johnson, Henry [W].". 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/04/01. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Johnson, Robert Underwood". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/03/02. http://www.findagrave.com
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1850-1939
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Henry U.
Location of other archival material
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: S737: Robert Underwood Johnson collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Nim
  • Johnson, Robert Underwood
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Photographs
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Wayne County (Ind.)
Label
Henry Underwood Johnson papers
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/files/S2142_Johnson_Henry_Underwood_Papers.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/11/21 by Barbara Hilderbrand. EAD finding aid created 2015/04/01 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17554311
Extent
0.04 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Walter R. Benjamin and others on 1951/05/24.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910159677
  • (OCoLC)910159677
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
4 folders
Label
Henry Underwood Johnson papers
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/files/S2142_Johnson_Henry_Underwood_Papers.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/11/21 by Barbara Hilderbrand. EAD finding aid created 2015/04/01 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17554311
Extent
0.04 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Walter R. Benjamin and others on 1951/05/24.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910159677
  • (OCoLC)910159677
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
4 folders

Library Locations

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