Collection Name: Johnson, Charles Spurgeon
Collection Dates: 1893-1956
Repository Name: Fisk University, Library and Media Center, Special Collections , Nashville TN
NUCMC Number: MS 69-1388
This record has been replaced by MS 89-653
Type: Papers, 1870-1956 (MS 61-247). Addition
Dates: 1892-1965
Extent: ca. 5 ft. (8569 items, 12 v., and 4 tapes)
Description: Social scientist and educator. Personal and family correspondence, accounts, biographical data, documents, reports, bibliographies, speeches articles, programs, invitations, scrapbooks, photos, clippings, and other papers, of Johnson, and his wife, Marie Antoinette (Burgette) Johnson. Includes material on Johnson's work (1921-28) as director, Dept. of Research and Investigation, National Urban League, as co-director (1934-36) of the Institute of Race Relations, Swarthmore College, and as director and co-director (1942-48) of the Julius Rosenwald Fund race relations program. Mrs. Johnson's papers include material on social functions, and MSS. concerned with Fisk University activities, Nashville Community Relations Conferences, National Council of Negro Women, Tennessee Council of Human Relations, United Church of Christ, United Church Women, and the Y. W. C. A. Correspondents include the Johnsons' children, Patricia Marie (Johnson) Clifford, Charles Spurgeon Johnson, Jr., Robert Burgette Johnson, Jeh Vincent Johnson, members of the Burgette and Johnson families, and L. Howard Bennett, Frederick Leslie Brownlee, Countee P. Cullen, Ida (Robinson) Cullen, William Edward Burghardt DuBois, Charles G. Gomillion, James Weldon Johnson, Frayser T. Lane, James Madison Nabrit, Robert Ezra Park, Clara Park, Percival L. Prattis, Pearl Primus, Eslanda (Goode) Robeson (Mrs. Paul Robeson), John Hay Whitney, Betsy Whitney, and Stephen J. Wright. Unpublished shelf list in the library. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of the Johnsons' children, Patricia Marie (Johnson) Clifford, Charles Spurgeon Johnson, Jr., and Jeh Vincent Johnson, 1968.

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