Beth and Gib Johnston collection

Beth and Gib Johnston collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Beth and Gib Johnston collection
Creator: Johnston, Beth
Inclusive Dates: circa 1809-1987
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (4 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, a program from Woodrow Wilson's inauguration, tintypes, and a crutched 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



11Woodrow Wilson inauguration invitation and program , 1917 March 5
11Program from Carl Vinson's portrait unveiling, Washington, D.C., 1942 January 20
11"Keep U.S. Senator David Gambrell" pin, Undated
11"Landon/Knox GOP" pin, Undated
11"I'm for Nixon" pin, Undated
12Delegates and Alternates to the Democratic National Convention, 1916 June 14

Civil War & World War II

13"About Women by a Man" World War II pamphlet published by Florida Power and Light Company, 1941
13Gibson Johnston gasoline ration card, 1942
13Johnston family war ration books (12), 1942-1943
14Handheld fan with image of Japanese flag and Japanese writing, Undated
14Small leather pouch, Undated
14U. S. Army Air Force Observer brassard, Undated
14World War II Selective Service System medal, Undated
16Certificate appointing Thomas G. Hotchkiss to First Lieutenant - signed by Joseph E. Brown, 1861 October 28
16Civil War generals educational booklet, Undated

Boy Scouts of America

15Gibson Johnson's Boy Scout Camp Belt Honor System Certificate (2), Undated
15Gibson Johnson's Boy Scout certificate of registration, 1947-1948
15Gibson Johnson's Boy Scout cub card (2), 1940-1941
15Gibson Johnson's Boy Scout merit badges (26), 1943-1946
15Gibson Johnson's Boy Scout second class scout certificate, 1943


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


17General Albert Sidney Johnston photograph, Undated
17Tintype of two unidentified men, Undated
17Tintype of Elizabeth Turner, wife of Elias Clements, Undated
17"Remember December 7th!: Reproductions of Official U.S. Navy Photographs of Pearl Harbor", Undated
1Framed photographs depicting 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, Undated
3Golden scale set, Undated
MLSPrivate Gottlieb (George) Hauser's crutch, 1863
17Description of Private Gottlieb (George) Hauser's crutch

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