Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers

Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Horne family
Creator: Johnson family
Title: Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers
Dates: 1867-1976
Quantity: 0.51 Linear feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms3365

Biographical/Historical Note

Herschel Vespasian Johnson (1812-1880), politician and judge, born in Burke County, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Herschel Johnson (1812-1880)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of genealogies, biographical information, and photographs of the Herschel V. Johnson and Pearce Horne families from 1867-1976. Also included are correspondence between Pearce Horne, Tallulah Johnson Horne, Herschel V. Johnson, A.K. Horne, J.U. Horne, other family members and friends; and a lock of Herschel V. Johnson’s hair.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Johnson, Herschel V., (Herschel Vespasian), 1812-1880

Administrative Information

Custodial History note

Gift of W. A. Jett.

Preferred Citation note

Herschel Vespasian Johnson family papers, ms3365, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Other Finding Aids note

Published materials accompanying the collection have been cataloged individually with an associated collection note, and can be found in GIL by searching the title of this collection.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Genealogy, 1948-1973
2Biographical information, 1924
3Locks of hair, correspondence, newspaper clipping, 1888, 1916, 1924
4-6Correspondence, 1867-1973
7Recipe book
8Photographs, 1923
9Printed material, 1893-1896, 1925, 1976
OS Folder
1Newspaper clippings, 1875-1960