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Helen L. Johnson Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.305

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Scope and Contents

Papers of Helen L. Johnson, circa 1925-1940, covering her activities with the Methodist Episcopal Church Woman's Home Missionary Society. Materials include letters addressed to Johnson, photographs, programs, fliers, prayers and religious songs and other ephemera of a religious nature. Geographic areas covered include Ohio, Pennsylvania, Nebraska, and New York State.


  • Creation: 1900-1982
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1925-1940


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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

During the late 1920s and the 1930s, Helen L. Johnson was a preacher and missionary for the Methodist Episcopal Church Woman's Home Missionary Society. At one point she was also the national organizer of young people's work of that same society. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is organized into four series: Programs and Publications; Correspondence; Photographs; and Ephemera.

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Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally described in July 2009. Arrangement and finding aid by Patricia Sanabria, SCRC Staff, in September 2009.

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository