Annie Richardson Johnson papers

Annie Richardson Johnson papers

Dates: 1913-1985

Contains research notes, draft manuscripts, genealogical data, photographs, maps, news clippings, correspondence, and short Latter-day Saint publications, relating to her books: Heartbeats of Colonia Diaz (1972), and Charles Edmund Richardson, Man of Destiny (coauthor, 1982). Also includes personal correspondence.

  • Extent: 8 cartons (8 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Johnson, Annie Richardson, 1889-1982
  • Call Number: MSS 2175
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Annie Richardson Johnson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 2175; Annie Richardson Johnson papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 2175, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Annie R. Johnson's sister-in-law.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Annie R. Johnson's sister-in-law.
Other Finding Aids
Box-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Diaz (Chihuahua, Mexico); Maps--Mexico; Maps--North America
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Genealogies; Letters; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Brian Reeves (University Archivist) and Tiffani M. Rytting (Student Assistant); July 1999 (Revised June 2000).
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Johnson (Annie Richardson) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Brian Reeves and Tiffani M. Rytting
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-30T12:26-0600
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Annie R. Johnson (1889-1982) was an LDS historiographer and author.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts