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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Papers

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Marie Kuhn Johnson Collection, 1890-1933



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Johnson, Marie Kuhn
Title: Johnson, Marie Kuhn, Collection
Dates: 1890-1933
Abstract: Composed of account books, notebooks, legal records, yearbooks, ephemera, and photographs, the Marie Kuhn Johnson Collection, 1890-1933, documents the activities of the Johnson family in the Austin and Round Rock, Texas.
Accession No.: 65-129
Extent: 1 ft., 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English and German.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

The Johnson family emigrated from Germany to the United States, where they settled in the vicinity of Austin, Texas. Descendants of the family include Emil Johnson, Jonathan O. Johnson, who served as city clerk in Austin in the early 20th century, and Marie Kuhn Johnson, who attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of account books, notebooks, legal records, yearbooks, ephemera, and photographs, the Marie Kuhn Johnson Collection, 1890-1933, documents the activities of the Johnson family in Austin and Round Rock, Texas. Account books of J. J. Kuhn and Emil Johnson record financial transactions, while notebooks contain poetry in German and homework notes. Legal documents include a city ordinance regulating the operation of motor vehicles, and yearbooks for the city of Round Rock and the Southwest Texas Normal School (Texas State University) pertain to civic and educational affairs, and ephemera consists of a picture of Woodrow Wilson, a greeting card, and a list of Austin High School teachers, among other items. Additionally, photographs depict members of the Kuhn and Johnson families, houses, school buildings, cemeteries, and churches in Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Johnson, Marie Kuhn -- Archives.
Johnson, Emil.
Kuhn, J. J.
Johnson family -- Archives.
Kuhn family.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas State University -- San Marcos -- History -- Sources.
Subjects
Germans -- Texas.
Places
Austin (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.
Round Rock (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Marie Kuhn Johnson Collection, 1890-1933, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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