Beth and Gib Johnston collection

Beth and Gib Johnston collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Beth and Gib Johnston collection
Creator: Johnston, Beth
Inclusive Dates: 1809-1987
Language(s): English
Extent: 3.25 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Collection Number: ms3874
Repository: Hargrett Library
Location: Private Gottlieb (George) Hauser's crutch is housed off-site at Main Library Storage. Contact Hargrett Library to request this item.

Collection Description

Historical Note

Beth and Gib Johnston are University of Georgia alumni.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of materials collected by Beth Gib Johnston, including World War II materials, correspondence, a program from Woodrow Wilson's inauguration, tintypes, and a crutch used by a Civil War soldier.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Beth and Gib Johnston collection, ms3874, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Related Collections in this Repository

A related collection in the Hargrett Library is the Beth and Gib Johnston UGA ephemera, UA0112, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Invitation and program - Woodrow Wilson inauguration , 1917 March 5
11Program - Carl Vinson's portrait unveiling, Washington, D.C., 1942 January 20
11Pins - Keep U.S. Senator David Gambrell, Landon/Knox GOP, I'm for Nixon
12Pamphlet - Delegates and Alternates to the Democratic National Convention, 1916 June 14
13"About Women by a Man" - pamphlet published by Florida Power and Light Company, 1941
13Johnston family war ration books (13), 1942-1943
14Handheld fan with image of Japanese flag and Japanese writing
14Small leather pouch
14U. S. Army Air Force Observer brassard
14World War II Selective Service System medal
16Certificate appointing Thomas G. Hotchkiss to First Lieutenant - signed by Joseph E. Brown, 1861 October 28
16Civil War generals educational booklet
15Gibson Johnson's Boy Scout certificates, cards, badges, 1940-1948
16Certificate from Georgia governor David B. Mitchell granting Shepherd Williams 318 acres of land in Bulloch County, Georgia - missing bottom half of certificate, Circa 1809-1813
16John R. Miller Justice of the Peace certificate, Bulloch County, Georgia, 1877 January 27
16John S. Miller Justice of the Peace certificate, Emanuel County, Georgia, 1831 June 29
17Carte de Visite - General Albert Sidney Johnston
17Tintype - two unidentified men
17Tintype - Elizabeth Turner, wife of Elias Clements
17Reproductions - Official U.S. Navy Photographs of Pearl Harbor
1Framed photographs - Alma Houser (Booth), an Athens residence, and George Hauser's tobacco shop
15Georgia highway maps (2), 1938-1946
15Stamps, 1978-1987
17Alma Hauser's signature scrapbook, 1894-1896
2Foil ball from chewing gum wrappers saved during World War II
3Golden scale set
MLSPrivate Gottlieb (George) Hauser's crutch, 1863
17Description of Private Gottlieb (George) Hauser's crutch
41Correspondence - Rosemary Johnston - James Wood, 1958
42Correspondence - Rosemary Johnston - James Wood, 1959

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