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Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers

Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers
Creator: Horne family
Creator: Johnson family
Inclusive Dates: 1867-1976
Language: English
Extent: 0.51 Linear Feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms3365
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Herschel Vespasian Johnson (1812-1880), politician and judge, born in Burke County, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Herschel Johnson (1812-1880)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of genealogies, biographical information, and photographs of the Herschel V. Johnson and Pearce Horne families from 1867-1976. Also included are correspondence between Pearce Horne, Tallulah Johnson Horne, Herschel V. Johnson, A.K. Horne, J.U. Horne, other family members and friends; and a lock of Herschel V. Johnson's hair.


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Gift of W. A. Jett.

Preferred Citation

Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers, ms3365, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Genealogy.
Johnson, Herschel V. (Herschel Vespasian)

Other Finding Aids

Published materials accompanying the collection have been cataloged individually with an associated collection note, and can be found in GIL by searching the title of this collection.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Genealogy, 1948-1973
 
12Biographical information, 1924
 
13Locks of hair, correspondence, newspaper clipping, 1888, 1916, 1924
 
14-6Correspondence, 1867-1973
 
17Recipe book
 
18Photographs, 1923
 
19Printed material, 1893-1896, 1925, 1976
 
oversized_folder
1Newspaper clippings, 1875-1960