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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.

Dates

  • 1883 January 8

Creator

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.

Biographical History

James F. Johnson was a Presbyterian missionary in China.

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

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.

Appraisal note

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

General

Holograph.

General

Eight double-sided pages, 5 x 8 inches.

Processing Information note

Processed; Karen Glenn; 4 February 2009.
Title
Register of James F. Johnson letter
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Glenn, student processor; John Murphy, curator
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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