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Roy A. Johnson (1904-1984) family papers and photographs, 1884-

Size: .5 linear feet, 1 box

Acquisition: Received by Kermit B. Westerberg in 1982. 

Access: The collection is open for research. A limited number of copies can be requested. 

Control num: SSIRC MSS P:40


This collection of papers and photographs were sent to the donor (Roy A. Johnson) by relative Ida Charlotta Johansson of Götene, Sweden.

The Johnson family is related to Dr. Fritiof Fryxell of Augustana College, through whom the collection was given to SSIRC.

Biographical Sketch

The collection consists of 76 photographs sent to relatives in Sweden. Many of the photographs are of the Carl A. Fryxell family of Moline, Illinois; John G. Johnson family in Moline, Illinois, and other family members in Rockford, Illinois. The collection also includes a genealogy of the family and letters addressed sister Ida Charlotta Johansson and mother Kajsa Johansdotter in Sörtorp, Sweden.

Content Note

The collection is organized in 4 folders in one box. Also contains a collection of photographs. 

Related Materials

Many of the photographs from this collection can be viewed online in our PastPerfect Online Database by clicking the link and keyword searching "Roy A. Johnson family papers and photographs" (with the quotes). 

Folder Inventory

Box 1

1. Roy A. Johnson and Ida Charlotta Johansson papers (Swedish)
2. Roy A. Johnson and Ida Charlotta Johansson correspondence (Swedish)
3. Inventory to photographs
4. Ancestral list of Roy Arthur Johnson, family tree, The Story of Julary and Sörhagen by Scott Johnson