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Leone S. Johnson Papers, 1911-1964

By Finding aid prepared by Tiah Edmunson-Morton.

Collection Overview

Title: Leone S. Johnson Papers, 1911-1964

Predominant Dates: 1953-1964

ID: MSS JohnsonL

Primary Creator: Johnson, Leone Sands

Extent: 0.05 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Leone S. Johnson Papers consist of personal correspondence and pages from a dissembled scrapbook compiled by alumna and Memorial Union Program Consultant Leone Sands Johnson.

Scope and Content Notes

This collection consists of correspondence and pages from a dissembled scrapbook compiled by alumna and Memorial Union Program Consultant Leone Sands Johnson.

The majority of the correspondence was written by Johnson's aunts Bess Coppes MacKay and Ida Leiter; most pertains to Ida’s illness, death, and the settling of her will.

Comprised of photographs, newspaper clippings, and greeting cards, the scrapbook pages also include a Christmas poem received from friends and a graduation announcement. The images depict Johnson at home with her husband, attending social events, and examining an exhibit of locally collected artifacts at a show in the Memorial Union. Other people featured in the photographs include Norma Pritchett, Mrs. Tommy Prothro, Mrs. Austin Walter, and students Charlie Dunn and Jan Anderson.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Graduating with a master's degree in personnel guidance from Oregon State College in 1948, Leone Johnson served as Memorial Union Program Consultant from 1948 to 1964. She also worked as Executive Secretary for the campus YMCA-YWCA Roundtable from 1943 to 1948.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 25 photographs; 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: The Memorial Union Photographs (P 198) and Memorial Union Records (RG 099) contain information about the Memorial Union. Other photographs pertaining to the Memorial Union can be found in Harriet's Photograph Collection (P HC) HC0034.

Preferred Citation: Leone S. Johnson Papers (MSS JohnsonL), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.


Johnson, Leone Sands

People, Places, and Topics

College environment--Oregon--Corvallis.
College students--Oregon--Corvallis--Social life and customs.
College students--Oregon--Corvallis.
Corvallis (Or.)
Johnson, Leone Sands
Oregon State College. Memorial Union
Oregon State University. Memorial Union
Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis.
University History

Forms of Material

Photographic prints.

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