James F. Johnson letter
James F. Johnson letter
Dates: 1883 January 8
Letter from Johnson to his cousin Sarah, dated January 8, 1883. He relates his journey to China from the eastern United States, beginning with his arrival in Little Rock, Arkansas, then on to Dallas, Fort Worth, and El Paso, Texas. He travels over the Rio Grande River at El Paso, through New Mexico and Arizona, comments on the Rocky Mountains and finally crosses the Colorado River into California. He then passes through Los Angeles and finally arrives at the port in San Francisco.
- Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
- Creator: Johnson, James F. (James Francis)
- Call Number: MSS 3342
- Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
- Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
- Languages and Scripts
- Conditions of Use
- It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the James F. Johnson letter 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 3342; James F. Johnson letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3342, LTPSC.
- Custodial History
- Purchased from Charles Apfelbaumm Rare Manuscripts and Archives in 2006.
- Acquisition Information
- Purchased; Charles Apfelbaumm Rare Manuscripts and Archives; 2006.
- Subject Terms
- China; Correspondence; Material Types; Missions; Presbyterianism; San Francisco (Calif.); Texas
- Processing Information
- Processed; Karen Glenn; 4 February 2009.
- Appraisal Information
- Utah and the American West (19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007.)
- Finding Aid ID Number
- Finding Aid Title
- Johnson (James F.) letter
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor; John Murphy, curator
- Finding Aid Creator
- This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-08-30T14:18-0600
- Finding Aid Language
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
- Biographical Info:
James F. Johnson was a Presbyterian missionary in China.
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