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Collection Number: 03755

Collection Title: Herschel Vespasian Johnson Papers, 1880-1969

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


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Size About 7,200 items (13.0 linear feet).
Abstract Herschel Vespasian Johnson (1894-1966) was a United States foreign service officer whose career, 1921-1953, included posts in Europe, Latin America, and with the United Nations. The collection contains family, social, and personal correspondence. About half of the letters are from Johnson to his mother in Charlotte, N.C., describing his activities. Also included are clippings, speeches, photographs, daily journals and calendars of engagements, press releases, and scrapbooks of Johnson's public and private life. Among Johnson's diplomatic posts were London, 1934-1941; Stockholm, 1941-1946; and Rio de Janiero, 1948-1953. The Addition of January 1991 consists of 19 diaries and daily planners, 1921-1949; 13 scrapbooks, 1880-1966; photographs; and two photograph albums. The Addition of June 1991 consists of about 25 negatives, prints, and medals, relating to travels in South America and Europe in the 1920s and visits of the president of Brazil in the 1940s.
Creator Johnson, Herschel Vespasian, 1894-1966.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Herschel Vespasian Johnson Papers, #3755, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Acquired as gifts from Mrs. Edgar A. Terrell and Mrs. Martin E. Boyer, Jr., of Charlotte, N.C., 1966-1967. Additions from the Terrells were received in 1969 and 1991, and an addition was received as a transfer from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1979.
Additional Descriptive Resources
Original finding aid is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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Herschel Vespasian Johnson was a United States foreign service officer whose career, 1921-1953, included posts in Europe, Latin America, and with the United Nations.

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The collection contains family, social, and personal correspondence. About half of the letters are from Johnson to his mother in Charlotte, N.C., describing his activities. Also included are clippings, speeches, photographs, daily journals and calendars of engagements, press releases, and scrapbooks of Johnson's public and private life. Among Johnson's diplomatic posts were London, 1934-1941; Stockholm, 1941-1946; and Rio de Janiero, 1948-1953. The Addition of January 1991 consists of 19 diaries and daily planners, 1921-1949; 13 scrapbooks, 1880-1966; photographs; and two photograph albums. The Addition of June 1991 consists of about 25 negatives, prints, and medals, relating to travels in South America and Europe in the 1920s and visits of the president of Brazil in the 1940s.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Correspondence, 1910-1969.

About 6500 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Family, social, and personal correspondence. About half of the letters are from Johnson to his mother in Charlotte, N.C., describing his activities. Other correspondents include lifelong friends from Charlotte and elsewhere in North Carolina, as well as personal friends in the diplomatic service and the State Department, and foreign government officers. Among the topics represented in the correspondence are: the Episcopal Church in Brazil and Bishop Louis C. Melcher; political matters discussed with Swedish correspondents; English Speaking Union (1959); Knights of Malta, Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem (July 1959); Sigma Chi fraternity-- the organization and individual brothers; books purchased; Johnson's Chinese porcelain collection; detailed description of the furniture and decorations at the embassy at Rio de Janiero (November 1952); and correspondence with the Truman Library concerning placing the main body of Johnson's unofficial papers there (May 1961-June 1962).

An index of correspondents, filed in Folder 1, includes the names of approximately 330 correspondents and covers about two-thirds of the personal letters (not including letters to Johnson's mother). The index is not complete either as to the correspondents or the dates of all their letters.

Folder 1a

Original finding aid #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Index and lists #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 1

1910-2 October 1912 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 1

Folder 2

6 October-December 1912 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 2

Folder 3-4

Folder 3

Folder 4

1913 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 3-4

Folder 5-7

Folder 5

Folder 6

Folder 7

1914 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 5-7

Folder 8-9

Folder 8

Folder 9

1915 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 8-9

Folder 10-11

Folder 10

Folder 11

1916 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 10-11

Folder 12-13

Folder 12

Folder 13

1917 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 12-13

Folder 14-17

Folder 14

Folder 15

Folder 16

Folder 17

1918 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 14-17

Folder 18-22

Folder 18

Folder 19

Folder 20

Folder 21

Folder 22

1919 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 18-22

Folder 23-27

Folder 23

Folder 24

Folder 25

Folder 26

Folder 27

1920 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 23-27

Folder 28-30

Folder 28

Folder 29

Folder 30

1921 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 28-30

Folder 31-33

Folder 31

Folder 32

Folder 33

1922 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 31-33

Folder 34-35

Folder 34

Folder 35

1923 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 34-35

Folder 36

1924 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 36

Folder 37

1925 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 37

Folder 38-39

Folder 38

Folder 39

1926 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 38-39

Folder 40-41

Folder 40

Folder 41

1927 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 40-41

Folder 42-46

Folder 42

Folder 43

Folder 44

Folder 45

Folder 46

1928 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 42-46

Folder 47-49

Folder 47

Folder 48

Folder 49

1929 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 47-49

Folder 50-53

Folder 50

Folder 51

Folder 52

Folder 53

1930 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 50-53

Folder 54-58

Folder 54

Folder 55

Folder 56

Folder 57

Folder 58

1931 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 54-58

Folder 59-62

Folder 59

Folder 60

Folder 61

Folder 62

1932 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 59-62

Folder 63-67

Folder 63

Folder 64

Folder 65

Folder 66

Folder 67

1933 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 63-67

Folder 68-71

Folder 68

Folder 69

Folder 70

Folder 71

1934 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 68-71

Folder 72-75

Folder 72

Folder 73

Folder 74

Folder 75

1935 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 72-75

Folder 76-77

Folder 76

Folder 77

1936 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 76-77

Folder 78-81

Folder 78

Folder 79

Folder 80

Folder 81

1937 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 78-81

Folder 82-84

Folder 82

Folder 83

Folder 84

1938 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 82-84

Folder 85-87

Folder 85

Folder 86

Folder 87

1939 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 85-87

Folder 88-91

Folder 88

Folder 89

Folder 90

Folder 91

1940 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 88-91

Folder 92-100

Folder 92

Folder 93

Folder 94

Folder 95

Folder 96

Folder 97

Folder 98

Folder 99

Folder 100

1941 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 92-100

Folder 101-107

Folder 101

Folder 102

Folder 103

Folder 104

Folder 105

Folder 106

Folder 107

1942 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 101-107

Folder 108-112

Folder 108

Folder 109

Folder 110

Folder 111

Folder 112

1943 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 108-112

Folder 113-118

Folder 113

Folder 114

Folder 115

Folder 116

Folder 117

Folder 118

1944 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 113-118

Folder 119-127

Folder 119

Folder 120

Folder 121

Folder 122

Folder 123

Folder 124

Folder 125

Folder 126

Folder 127

1945 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 119-127

Folder 128-140

Folder 128

Folder 129

Folder 130

Folder 131

Folder 132

Folder 133

Folder 134

Folder 135

Folder 136

Folder 137

Folder 138

Folder 139

Folder 140

1946 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 128-140

Folder 141-143

Folder 141

Folder 142

Folder 143

January-February 1947 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 141-143

Folder 144

March 1947 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 144

Folder 145

April 1947 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 145

Folder 146-147

Folder 146

Folder 147

May-June 1947 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 146-147

Folder 148

July 1947 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 148

Folder 149

August 1947 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 149

Folder 150-151

Folder 150

Folder 151

September-October 1947 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 150-151

Folder 152-153

Folder 152

Folder 153

November 1947 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 152-153

Folder 154-155

Folder 154

Folder 155

December 1947 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 154-155

Folder 156-157

Folder 156

Folder 157

January 1948 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 156-157

Folder 158

February 1948 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 158

Folder 159

March 1948 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 159

Folder 160-161

Folder 160

Folder 161

April 1948 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 160-161

Folder 162-163

Folder 162

Folder 163

May-June 1948 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 162-163

Folder 164-166

Folder 164

Folder 165

Folder 166

July-August 1948 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 164-166

Folder 167-168

Folder 167

Folder 168

September 1948 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 167-168

Folder 169-172

Folder 169

Folder 170

Folder 171

Folder 172

October-November 1948 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 169-172

Folder 173-175

Folder 173

Folder 174

Folder 175

December 1948 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 173-175

Folder 176-178

Folder 176

Folder 177

Folder 178

January 1949 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 176-178

Folder 179-181

Folder 179

Folder 180

Folder 181

February-March 1949 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 179-181

Folder 182-184

Folder 182

Folder 183

Folder 184

April-May 1949 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 182-184

Folder 185-187

Folder 185

Folder 186

Folder 187

June-August 1949 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 185-187

Folder 188-189

Folder 188

Folder 189

September-October 1949 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 188-189

Folder 190-191

Folder 190

Folder 191

November-December 1949 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 190-191

Folder 192

January 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 192

Folder 193

February 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 193

Folder 194

March 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 194

Folder 195

April 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 195

Folder 196

May 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 196

Folder 197

June 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 197

Folder 198

July 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 198

Folder 199

August 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 199

Folder 200

September 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 200

Folder 201

October 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 201

Folder 202

November-December 1950 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 202

Folder 203

January 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 203

Folder 204

February 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 204

Folder 205

March 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 205

Folder 206

April 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 206

Folder 207

May 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 207

Folder 208-209

Folder 208

Folder 209

June 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 208-209

Folder 210

July 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 210

Folder 211-212

Folder 211

Folder 212

August-September 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 211-212

Folder 213

October 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 213

Folder 214

November 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 214

Folder 215

December 1951 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 215

Folder 216

January 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 216

Folder 217

February 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 217

Folder 218

March 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 218

Folder 219

April 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 219

Folder 220

June 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 220

Folder 221

July 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 221

Folder 222

August 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 222

Folder 223

September 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 223

Folder 224

October 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 224

Folder 225

November 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 225

Folder 226

December 1952 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 226

Folder 227

January 1953 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 227

Folder 228

February 1953 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 228

Folder 229

March 1953 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 229

Folder 230

April 1953 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 230

Folder 231-232

Folder 231

Folder 232

May 1953 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 231-232

Folder 233-235

Folder 233

Folder 234

Folder 235

June-July 1953 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 233-235

Folder 236

August 1953 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 236

Folder 237

September 1953 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 237

Folder 238

October 1953 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 238

Folder 239

November-December 1953 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 239

Folder 240

January 1954 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 240

Folder 241

February 1954 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 241

Folder 242

March 1954 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 242

Folder 243

April 1954 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 243

Folder 244

May 1954 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 244

Folder 245

June 1954 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 245

Folder 246

July 1954 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 246

Folder 247

August 1954 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 247

Folder 248

September 1954 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 248

Folder 249-250

Folder 249

Folder 250

October-December 1954 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 249-250

Folder 251-258

Folder 251

Folder 252

Folder 253

Folder 254

Folder 255

Folder 256

Folder 257

Folder 258

1955 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 251-258

Folder 259-262

Folder 259

Folder 260

Folder 261

Folder 262

1956 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 259-262

Folder 263-267

Folder 263

Folder 264

Folder 265

Folder 266

Folder 267

1957 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 263-267

Folder 268-273

Folder 268

Folder 269

Folder 270

Folder 271

Folder 272

Folder 273

1958 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 268-273

Folder 274-280

Folder 274

Folder 275

Folder 276

Folder 277

Folder 278

Folder 279

Folder 280

1959 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 274-280

Folder 281-286

Folder 281

Folder 282

Folder 283

Folder 284

Folder 285

Folder 286

1960 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 281-286

Folder 287-292

Folder 287

Folder 288

Folder 289

Folder 290

Folder 291

Folder 292

1961 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 287-292

Folder 293-295

Folder 293

Folder 294

Folder 295

1962 #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 293-295

Folder 296

Undated #03755, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1910-1969." Folder 296

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Speeches and Press Releases, 1941-1953 and undated.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Clippings, undated.

About 100 items.

Folder 306-308

Folder 306

Folder 307

Folder 308

Clippings #03755, Series: "3. Clippings, undated." Folder 306-308

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Profession-Related Materials, undated.

About 300 items.

Materials in this series include invitations, programs, souvenirs, lists, and mimeographed information papers about locations where Johnson was stationed.

Folder 309

United Nations #03755, Series: "4. Profession-Related Materials, undated." Folder 309

Folder 310

Brazil #03755, Series: "4. Profession-Related Materials, undated." Folder 310

Folder 311

London #03755, Series: "4. Profession-Related Materials, undated." Folder 311

Folder 312

World War II #03755, Series: "4. Profession-Related Materials, undated." Folder 312

Folder 313

Miscellaneous #03755, Series: "4. Profession-Related Materials, undated." Folder 313

Folder 314-316

Folder 314

Folder 315

Folder 316

Numbers not used #03755, Series: "4. Profession-Related Materials, undated." Folder 314-316

Image Folder PF-3755/1-6

PF-3755/1

PF-3755/2

PF-3755/3

PF-3755/4

PF-3755/5

PF-3755/6

Photographs, circa 1920-1940 #03755, Series: "4. Profession-Related Materials, undated." PF-3755/1-6

Primarily snapshots of professional events and award presentations. There are several pictures of Herschel V. Johnson touring an airplane manufacturing plant in Buffalo, N.Y., with Brigadier General Stephen G. Henry and Commander Walter Heiberg, U.S.N. There are also photographs inside meetings at the United Nations, including one showing Hershel V. Johnson voting in favor of a Balkan Commission. There are scattered photos of interior scenes of office spaces, and exterior shots of official buildings. There is one undated panoramic photograph of a graduating class and several signed portraits of friends and colleagues.

Folder 317

Passports #03755, Series: "4. Profession-Related Materials, undated." Folder 317

Folder 318

Smith Manuscript, 1954 #03755, Series: "4. Profession-Related Materials, undated." Folder 318

Folder 319

Biographical information #03755, Series: "4. Profession-Related Materials, undated." Folder 319

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated.

40 items.

Arrangement: chiefly chronological.

Volumes primarily consist of engagement books and also include photograph albums, mailing lists, and a list of bound books bought by Johnson, 1941-1966.

Folder 320

Volume 1: Photograph album #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 320

Photograph Album PA-3755/3

Volume 1: Photograph album #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." PA-3755/3

Folder 321-322

Folder 321

Folder 322

Volume 2: Degrees, commission, certificates, and appointments #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 321-322

Folder 323

Volume 3: Engagements, 1938-1941 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 323

Folder 324

Volumes 4-6: Engagements, 1941-1946 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 324

Folder 325

Volume 7: Engagements, 1947 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 325

Folder 326

Volume 8: Engagements, 1948 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 326

Folder 327

Volumes 9-10: Engagements, 1948-1949 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 327

Folder 328

Volume 11: Engagements, 1949 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 328

Folder 329

Volume 12: Engagements, 1949 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 329

Folder 330-331

Folder 330

Folder 331

Volume 13: Engagements, 1950 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 330-331

Folder 332

Volume 14: Engagements, 1950 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 332

Folder 333

Volume 15: Engagements, 1951 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 333

Folder 334

Volume 16: Engagements, 1951 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 334

Folder 335-336

Folder 335

Folder 336

Volume 17: Engagements, 1951 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 335-336

Folder 337

Volume 18: Engagements, 1952 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 337

Folder 338-339

Folder 338

Folder 339

Volume 19: Engagements, 1952 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 338-339

Folder 340

Volumes 20-21: Engagements, 1953 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 340

Folder 341

Volume 22: Engagements, 1953 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 341

Folder 342

Volumes 23-24: Engagements, 1954-1955 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 342

Folder 343

Volumes 25-26: Engagements, 1956-1957 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 343

Folder 344

Volumes 27-28: Engagements, 1958-1959 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 344

Folder 345

Volumes 29-30: Engagements, 1960-1961 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 345

Folder 346

Volumes 31-32: Engagements, 1963-1966 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 346

Folder 347

Volume 33: Christmas card lists, 1952-1965 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 347

Folder 348-349

Folder 348

Folder 349

Volumes 34-35: Mailing lists, 1949 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 348-349

Folder 350

Volume 36: Mailing list, 1950 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 350

Folder 351

Volume 37: Mailing list, 1951 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 351

Folder 352

Volume 38: Mailing list, 1952 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 352

Folder 353

Volume 39: List of bound books bought, 1941-1966 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 353

Folder 354

Volume 40: Ritual book of Johnson's secret society, OSIRIS, started by him while at UNC, 1914 #03755, Series: "5. Volumes, 1914-1966 and undated." Folder 354

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950

About 40 items

Diaries and daily planners of Herschel Vespasian Johnson as well as scrapbooks, two photograph albums, and photographs. Diaries include short descriptions of daily activities, travel, professional, and social engagements; planners list brief details of daily appointments. The scrapbooks were created largely by Johnson's mother. Contents document Johnson's diplomatic career, but there are also many items relating to Johnson's family and to his leisure activities. Items include newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence.

Folder 355

Diary, 1922-1923 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 355

Folder 356

Diary, 1923-1927 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 356

Folder 357

Diary, 1928-1932 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 357

Folder 358

Diary, 1933-1937 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 358

Folder 359

Planner, 1935 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 359

Folder 360

Planner, 1936 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 360

Folder 361

Planner, 1937 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 361

Folder 362

Planner, 1938 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 362

Folder 363

Planner, 1939 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 363

Folder 364

Planner, 1940 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 364

Folder 365

Planner, 1941 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 365

Folder 366

Planner, 1941 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 366

Folder 367

Planner, 1942 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 367

Folder 368

Planner, 1942 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 368

Folder 369

Planner, 1943 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 369

Folder 370

Planner, 1944 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 370

Folder 371

Planner, 1945 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 371

Folder 372

Planner, 1946 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 372

Folder 373

Planner, 1947 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 373

Folder 374

Planner, 1949 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" Folder 374

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Scrapbook, 1880-1925 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/1

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Scrapbook, 1926-1947 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/2

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Scrapbook, 1929-1937 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/3

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Scrapbook, 1930s-1955 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/4

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Scrapbook, 1938-1941 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/5

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Scrapbook, 1941-1946; 1964-1966 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/6

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Scrapbook, 1946-1947 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/7

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Scrapbook, 1947 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/8

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Scrapbook, 1947-1949 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/9

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Scrapbook, 1949-1950 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/10

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Scrapbook, 1951-1951 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/11

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Scrapbook, 1951 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/12

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Scrapbook, 1952 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" SV-3755/13

Image Folder PF-3755/7

Photographs: Herschel V. Johnson and others in London, England, circa 1940 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" PF-3755/7

Photographs arrived at the repository in envelope with annotation "Mr. Kennedy and HVJ, London."

Image Folder PF-3755/8-9

PF-3755/8

PF-3755/9

Photographs: Herschel V. Johnson portraits, circa 1940 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" PF-3755/8-9

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Photographs: Rio de Janiero, Brazil scenic views #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" OP-P-3755/1

Photograph Album PA-3755/1

Photograph album: Brazil #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" PA-3755/1

Appears to be photographs of Brazil, primarily scenery and interiors of rooms. No annotations.

Photograph Album PA-3755/2

Photograph album: various locations #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" PA-3755/2

Contains annotations by Herschel V. Johnson; photographs of sites in Berne, Switzerland, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, and other locations.

Photograph Album PA-3755/3

Photograph album: "The American Ambassador's visit to General Moters in Brazil," Sao Paulo, 19 October 1949 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of January 1991 (Acc. 91028): Diaries, Planners, Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Other Items, 1922-1950" PA-3755/3

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About 25 items

Negatives, prints, and medals. The negatives and prints relate to travels in South America and Europe and are chiefly from the 1920s. Negative albums contain image listings by Hershel V. Johnson. Some of the medals are commemorative of visits of the Brazilian president in the 1940s and others are fraternity service awards.

Title of the negative albums are from original labels.

Image Folder PF-3755/10

Negative album: Swiss 1921 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of June 1991 (Acc. 91086): Negative Albums and Other Items, 1921-1928 and undated" PF-3755/10

Image Folder PF-3755/11

Negative album: Swiss 1921 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of June 1991 (Acc. 91086): Negative Albums and Other Items, 1921-1928 and undated" PF-3755/11

Image Folder PF-3755/12

Negative album: Sofia, Athens, Sicily, Italy, 1922 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of June 1991 (Acc. 91086): Negative Albums and Other Items, 1921-1928 and undated" PF-3755/12

Image Folder PF-3755/13

Negative album: Berne, 1921 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of June 1991 (Acc. 91086): Negative Albums and Other Items, 1921-1928 and undated" PF-3755/13

Image Folder PF-3755/14

Negative album: Berne, 1921 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of June 1991 (Acc. 91086): Negative Albums and Other Items, 1921-1928 and undated" PF-3755/14

Image Folder PF-3755/15

Negative album: Berne, 1921 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of June 1991 (Acc. 91086): Negative Albums and Other Items, 1921-1928 and undated" PF-3755/15

Image Folder PF-3755/16

Negative album: Berne 1921, Bulgaria, 1921-1923 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of June 1991 (Acc. 91086): Negative Albums and Other Items, 1921-1928 and undated" PF-3755/16

Image Folder PF-3755/17

Negatives and prints: Honduras, 1926-1928 #03755, Subseries: "Addition of June 1991 (Acc. 91086): Negative Albums and Other Items, 1921-1928 and undated" PF-3755/17

Folder 375-377

Folder 375

Folder 376

Folder 377

Medals #03755, Subseries: "Addition of June 1991 (Acc. 91086): Negative Albums and Other Items, 1921-1928 and undated" Folder 375-377

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, October 2009

Updated because of additions by Virginia Ferris, November 2012

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