James E. "Jimmy" Johnson (1879-1942) Scrapbooks and Miscellanea
Scope and Contents
The series consists mainly of two scrapbooks.
The first, bearing the title “Football Note,” contains numerous newspaper articles detailing Johnson’s football career and social engagements during the years he spent at Northwestern University. About half of the scrapbook chronicles activities associated with the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. Included are numerous photographs and halftone pictures depicting the school and its students. Scattered throughout the scrapbook are printed items and ephemera pertaining to school ceremonies and events. Additionally there are pages with business and personal information cards documenting Johnson’s friends and associates.
The second scrapbook is smaller and only contains newspaper clippings pertaining to Johnson’s football career at Carlisle.
Supplementing the scrapbooks are folders of biographical information and newspaper clippings.
- 1890-1911, 1942-2012
- Johnson, Jimmy, 1879-1942 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.
Language of Materials
Two scrapbooks and additional clippings/biographical information document James E. "Jimmy" Johnson's education at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and at Northwestern University, as well as his football career at both schools.
Method of Acquisition
The James E. Johnson Scrapbooks were donated to the Northwestern University Archives by Clarence Cameron, September 20, 2010, as accession #10-256.
A DVD copy of “The Life and Football Times of Dr. James E. (Jimmie) Johnson” was added to the Archives' audiovisual holdings.
- College students
- Football players
- Graduate students
- Indians of North America
- Johnson, Jimmy, 1879-1942
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Graduate students
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Sports
- Northwestern Wildcats (Football team)
- United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)--Football
- United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)--Students
- Guide to the James E. "Jimmy" Johnson Scrapbooks and Miscellanea
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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