Guide to the George Washington Carver Letter to Dana H. Johnson

Andre Ambrus
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Guide to the George Washington Carver Letter to Dana H. Johnson

Collection number: MS-M041

Special Collections and Archives

The UCI Libraries

University of California

Irvine, California
Processed by:
Andre Ambrus
Date Completed:
2005
Encoded by:
Andre Ambrus
© 2005 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Washington Carver letter to Dana H. Johnson
Collection number: MS-M041
Dates: 1931
Creator: Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943
Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: Collection comprises one manuscript letter, with envelope, from George Washington Carver, noted African American agricultural chemist, to Dana H. Johnson. The letter, which is friendly and informal, concerns the domestic life of Johnson. It is written on letterhead of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.

Preferred Citation

George Washington Carver letter to Dana H. Johnson. MS-M041. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dana Johnson, 1984.

Processing Information

Processed by Andre Ambrus and description written by Ryan Hildebrand, 2004.

Biography

George Washington Carver was a noted African American agricultural chemist. Often cited as the inventor of peanut butter, Carver also served as Director of Agriculture at Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute and made important advances in agriculture. He was born near Diamond Grove, Missouri, in 1864, and died in 1943.

Scope and Content of Collection

Collection comprises one manuscript letter, with envelope, from George Washington Carver, noted African American agricultural chemist, to Dana H. Johnson. The letter, which is friendly and informal, concerns the domestic life of Johnson. It is written on letterhead of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943--Correspondence.
Johnson, Dana H.--Correspondence.

Genres and Forms of Material

Letters--19th century.

Index Terms Related to this Collection

Johnson, Dana H., former owner.


Collection Contents

Box FB 64 : 1

Handwritten letter, 1931