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Leon George Johnson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.62

Scope and Contents

The Leon Johnson papers consist of a scrapbook, letters, speeches, and memorabilia. The scrapbook contains athletics, dance, theatre, and semi-centennial programs, receipts and tickets, letters, college songs, greeting cards and ribbons, news clippings, posters (including class rivalry posters by the classes of 1910, 1911, and 1912), postcards, and photographs of Michigan Agricultural College life, Forestry Camp, and friends. Memorabilia in the collection includes M.A.C. programs and calendars.


  • Creation: 1905 - 1911


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Leon George (Johnnie) Johnson, of Cadillac, Michigan, attended Michigan Agricultural College for the academic years 1906-1911. He studied engineering and forestry. It is not clear whether he earned his B.S. degree. Johnson was a member of the Hesperian Society (Psi Upsilon Fraternity) and lived in the Hesperian House from 1907 to 1911. While at M.A.C., Johnson was a member of the Band and the Forestry Club. He participated in class football, was a manager of the 1909 Varsity Football team and the 1911 Varsity Baseball team, and was Assistant Business Manger of the Holcad newspaper.


0.25 Cubic Feet (, 1 volume; 10 folders)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University

Property Rights: Michigan State University

Leon George Johnson Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
D. Sadler
July 1980
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US