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Belle Griggs Johnson and Richard J.V. Johnson papers

Identifier: 2019-042

The collection contains the correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, philanthropic files, speeches, posters, videos, and travel logs and diaries of both Belle and Richard Johnson of their trips abroad to China and the USSR in 1979 and 1980 as part of the American Newspapers Publishers Association. Also contained within the collection are the sketchbooks and drawings of Belle Johnson as an Art History student at the University of Houston, as well as personal notes and letters from Richard Johnson to notable Houstonians such as Ben Love, Jeff Love, and President George HW Bush.

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  • 1949-2006


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18 linear feet

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Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA