James F. Johnson letter
Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3342
Scope and Contents note
Letter from Johnson to his cousin Sarah, dated January 8, 1883. He relates his journey to China from the eastern United States, beginning with his arrival in Little Rock, Arkansas, then on to Dallas, Fort Worth, and El Paso, Texas. He travels over the Rio Grande River at El Paso, through New Mexico and Arizona, comments on the Rocky Mountains and finally crosses the Colorado River into California. He then passes through Los Angeles and finally arrives at the port in San Francisco.
- 1883 January 8
- Johnson, James F. (James Francis) (Author, Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the James F. Johnson letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
James F. Johnson was a Presbyterian missionary in China.
1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
A letter from a Presbyterian missionary named James Francis Johnson to his cousin on January 8, 1883.
Custodial History note
Purchased from Charles Apfelbaumm Rare Manuscripts and Archives in 2006.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Purchased; Charles Apfelbaumm Rare Manuscripts and Archives; 2006.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Eight double-sided pages, 5 x 8 inches.
Processing Information note
Processed; Karen Glenn; 4 February 2009.
- Register of James F. Johnson letter
- Karen Glenn, student processor; John Murphy, curator
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.