Joseph Ellis Johnson Biography
Scope and Contents
Collection contains biographical sketches on Johnson's life compiled in 1958 by Lamont Johnson and Mrs. Clare E. Johnson Wood. Also photocopies of three of Johnson letters (1858-1859).
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Biographical / Historical
Joseph Elllis Johnson (1817-1882) was a Mormon pioneer journalist, merchant, and horticulturist in the West. He shipped merchandise to Cherry Creek gold diggings at Auraria (Denver), Kansas Territory 1858.
1 envelopes (6 items)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Lamont Johnson, 1960.
- Biographical sketches Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Johnson, Joseph Ellis, 1817-1882 -- Biography.
- Johnson, Lamont (Paul Lamont), 1898-1965 -- Archives
- Letters (correspondence) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Merchants -- Colorado -- Denver -- 19th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mormons -- West (U.S.) -- 19th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photocopies Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Finding Aid for the Joseph Ellis Johnson biography,1858-1958[manuscript]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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