Emily Cooper Johnson Family Papers, 1884-1964

(1 box; 0.5 linear ft.)

RG 5/078


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Abstract
Emily Cooper Johnson was a Quaker author and reformer, born 1885 and died 1966 The collection contains correspondence, articles, reviews, and other papers, relating to Johnson's books, Dean Bond of Swarthmore: A Quaker Humanist (1927), and Under Quaker Appointment: The Life of Jane P. Rushmore (1955); together with business and financial papers, family marriage certificates, reference materials, clippings, and photos.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL Emily Cooper Johnson was a Quaker author, peace activist, and social reformer. She was born in 1885 in Camden, New Jersey. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1907 and studied at the Pennsylvania Academcy of the Fine ARts. She married Edwin J. Johnson in 1915 under the care of Haddonfield Monthly Meeting..

Emily Cooper Johnson revised and updated her father's book, Historical Sketch of Camden, co-edited The Children's Story Caravan, and wrote a biographies of Elizabeth Powell Bond and Jane Rushmore, and edited Jane Addams: A Centennial Reader. She was active in the American Friends Service Committee and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, where she served as president. She died April 11, 1966.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains correspondence, articles, reviews, and other papers, relating to Johnson's books, Dean Bond of Swarthmore: A Quaker Humanist (1927), and Under Quaker Appointment: The Life of Jane P. Rushmore (1955); together with The collection contains correspondence, articles, reviews, and other papers, relating to Johnson's books, Dean Bond of Swarthmore: A Quaker Humanist (1927), and Under Quaker Appointment: The Life of Jane P. Rushmore (1955); together with business and financial papers, family marriage certificates, reference materials, clippings, and photos.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into four series:


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Subjects
  • Authors, American Women authors, American.
  • Biography.
  • Pennsylvania -- Education -- Universities and colleges.
  • Quakers -- United States.
  • Reviews (Criticism)
  • Swarthmore (Pa.) -- Education
  • Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania.
  • Universities and colleges.
  • Women, Quaker -- United States.
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926.
  • Johnson, Emily Cooper, Dean Bond of Swarthmore.
  • Johnson, Emily Cooper, Under Quaker Appointment.
  • Rushmore, Jane P. (Jane Peter), 1864-1958.
  • Swarthmore College
Credits
Processed by: FHL staff
Date: ca. 1967
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Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Correspondence

Letters concerning publication of Dean Bond of Swarthmore Box 1

Letters concerning publication of Under Quaker Appointment Box 1

General Corresponence

Ser. 2. Business and Financial

Various business and Financial papers Box 1

Ser. 3. Pictures

Pictures used to illustrate Dean Bond of Swarthmore and snapshots of Jane Rushmore Box 1

Ser. 4. Miscellaneous

Reference material Box 1

Clippings, primarily concerning her publications Box 1