Jerah Johnson Collection

(Mss 371)


Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

November 2010




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Size:   Approximately 4 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized)

Geographic locations:      New Orleans, La.

Inclusive dates:      1957-1984                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Bulk dates:     1982-1984

Summary:     Primarily correspondence and other materials regarding the publication of UNO Prisms: 1958-1983; seven art prints, sold by International Graphic Arts Society, Inc., were also included in the original gift.

Related collections:     University of New Orleans Archives (Mss 159)

Source:         Gift, 2003.

Access:         No restrictions.

Copyright:    Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

Citation:        Jerah Johnson Collection (MSS 371), Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

Biographical Note

Jerah Johnson earned a Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1963. He is a professor emeriti of Renaissance, Reformation, European Urban, Historiography, and New Orleans, Louisiana history in the University of New Orleans history department.


Series and Container List

Box 1

Series I. Correspondence, 1982-1984

Series II. Planning/Research, n.d., 1958-1984

Subseries II.1. Biographical Information/Faculty and Staff, 1958

                        Subseries II.2. Rough Drafts and Notes, n.d., 1983

                        Subseries II.3. Publisher Correspondence, 1983-1984

Series III. Publicity, 1983-1984

Box 2

Series IV. Art Prints, 1957-1961

            Sounding V, J. Sonenberg, 49/200    

            Figure with Plants, artist name unclear, 1960, 104/200

            Conflict, Robert Anover, 1961. “imp.”, 38/210

            Yellow Vase, Eugene (surname unclear), 1957, 108/210

            Blue Heron, Krause, 1960, 187/200

            Heron, Krause, 1959, 144/200

            White Seeds, Lacey, 171/210           



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University of New Orleans -- History.

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