Guide to the Wayne Johnson Student Project 1951MG 1576

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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Access Points

Administrative Information

Container List

Verse book

Guide to the Wayne Johnson Student Project 1951MG 1576Inventory prepared by Danielle Kovacs.

Guide to the Wayne Johnson Student Project
1951

MG 1576



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Inventory prepared by Danielle Kovacs.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. December 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wayne Johnson
Title: Wayne Johnson Student Project
Dates1951
Abstract: This collection consists of a volume of poetry and illustrations composed by student Wayne Johnson in 1951.
Quantity: 0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: MG 1622

Biographical Note

Wayne Johnson attended Oak Knoll School in Williamstown, New Jersey. During the academic year 1950-1951, he was a student in the fourth grade in the class of Ella M. Frye.

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Scope and Content Note

The volume, which is entitled My Poems and is dedicated to his mother, contains both his poetry and his illustrations. Many of the poems describe his school activities and his observations about nature. Titles include: "School Days," "Animals," "Kites," "Our Nurse," and "The Butterfly." The volume also contains the comments of his teacher.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Johnson, Wayne.
Subject Organizations:
Oak Knoll School (Williamstown, N.J.)
Subject Topics:
School verse--New Jersey.
Subject Places:
Williamstown (N.J.)
Document Types:
Student projects.
Subject Occupations
Students.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1576, Wayne Johnson Student Project, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by The New Jersey Historical Society in November 2002.

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Container List

 

Verse book

BoxFolderTitleDate
11My Poems : autograph manuscript verse book containing poems and illustrations bound in a hand-made book with decorative paper covers; one loose poem laid in. 13 leaves. 1951

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