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Identifier

Accession 64

Inclusive Dates

1917-1968

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

500 pieces, .25 linear feet

Language

English

Historical Note

Dr. Elizabeth Friench Johnson (1890-1979) was a Professor and Head of the Modern Languages Department at Winthrop College from 1922-1955. She was also very involved in the American Association of University Women serving as the President of the South Carolina Division from 1934-1936 and president of the Rock Hill branch from 1952-1953. Dr. Johnson was involved in such organizations as the International Institute of Arts and Letters, the Diocese of the Upper South Carolina Episcopal Church, and the International Federation of University Women.

Scope and Content Note

The Elizabeth Friench Johnson Papers consist of essays written by Dr. Johnson and speeches given by her on various occasions. The essays and speeches serve as good sources of reference on South Carolina educators such as James Lide Coker, founder of Coker College, and Mary E. Frayser, home economist and clubwoman. The collection also contains newspaper and other articles. There are also program notes and reports on the Diocese of Upper South Carolina Episcopal Church, of which Dr. Johnson was the director, and on The International Federation of University Women. The correspondence is limited to a few pieces mostly relating to her membership in the International Institute of Arts and Letters.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Friench Johnson Papers were donated by Elizabeth Friench Johnson on October 5, 1970.

Keywords

Women's History, Winthrop, Rock Hill SC

Copyright

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Elizabeth Friench Johnson Papers - Accession 64

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