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John E. and Martha Johns Papers, 1947-2008

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Contents List

Box 1: Commemorations

Folder

  1. Framed menu, President’s dinner honoring The Furman Paladins, North-South Champions 1978
  2. Framed “bullet,” presented to President John E. Johns by a grateful faculty, he “hit the bullet” and we prospered, Furman University, October 2, 1984
  3. John. E Johns, “Church and Community Human Relations” for Outstanding Contributions, February 7, 1991
  4. John E. Johns, Resolution Election of Director Emeritus, November 6, 1992
  5. John E. Johns, Furman University Athletic Hall of Fame, Outstanding Supporter of Furman Athletics, 1976 – 1994
  6. John E. Johns, The Southern Conference Chancellor, 1976-1994
  7. John E. Johns, Stetson Merit Award, February 24, 2000

Box 2: Correspondence

Folder

  1. Correspondence, 1961-1972, 1974, 1985 [congratulatory for VP and Pres of Stetson]
  2. Correspondence, October 1992 – July 1994 [thank you cards and letters, congratulatory on retirement]
  3. Correspondence, May 2007 – September 2008 [condolence letters after Johns’ passing]
  4. Correspondence, 2011, 2014-2015
  5. Correspondence, from their children, undated
  6. Correspondence, Furman University Advisory Council to the Johns, 1994
  7. Correspondence, undated

Box 3: Newspaper Clippings

Folder

  1. Newspaper Clippings, 1960s
  2. Newspaper Clippings, 1970s
  3. Newspaper Clippings, 1990s
  4. Newspaper Clippings, 2000s
  5. Newspaper Clippings, Family-related
  6. Newspaper Clippings, Inauguration, Stetson University President, 1971
  7. Newspaper Clippings, John E. Johns, Stetson University, undated
  8. Newspaper Clippings, John E. Johns, Furman University
  9. Newspaper Clippings, John E. Johns, undated
  10. Newspaper Clippings, Martha Johns

Box 4: Oversized Artwork, Certificates, Newspaper Clippings, Photographs

Folder – Certificates

  • John E. Johns: Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Florida,  elected R.W. Grand Chaplain, April 23, 1974
  • John E. Johns: University of North Carolina Doctorate of Philosophy Degree, June 1, 1959 (2 copies)
  • Martha Mauney Johns: Doyle E. Carlton Award, Stetson University Alumni Association, February 28, 1976
  • Martha Mauney Johns: Furman University Alumni Service Award, November 5, 1994

Folder – Chalk drawing, by P. Hallman, undated [possibly Marcus Johns]

Folder – Newspaper Clippings, Oversized

Folder – Pencil drawing, “The Furman University Gate Houses,” by M.K. Couillard, October 30, 1978

Folder – Print, “White Oaks,” by M. Slattery, black & white, undated

Photographs:

  • Photograph proofs, John E. Johns, black & white, Phillips Studio, Lakelands, Fla., undated [quantity 5]
  • Photograph, John E. Johns with cigar, black & white, undated
  • Photograph, Johns Family, by Tommy Taylor, color, undated
  • Photograph, Johns Family, color, undated
  • Photograph, Stetson University President, color, dedication of John E. Johns Lecture Hall, February 24, 1979
  • Photograph, unidentified woman in a black and white gown, color, undated
  • Photograph, Camp Rockmont for Boys, First Session 1966 [Steve Johns]

Box 5: Personal Miscellany

Folder

  1. Family history - John E. Johns Boy Scout Anniversary, 1996
  2. Family history - Johns Family Tree
  3. John E. Johns, Awards and Honors, 1976, 1980, 1994
  4. John E. Johns, B.A. Degree, Furman University, 1947
  5. John E. Johns, Funeral, October 1, 2007
  6. John E. Johns, Historical Association of Southern Florida, 1963 and undated
  7. John E. Johns, Honorary Degrees, 1971-1975
  8. John E. Johns, Inauguration, Stetson University President, 1971
  9. John E. Johns, memberships, 1963-1975
  10. John E. Johns, Stetson University, 1969-1972
  11. John E. Johns, writings, 1963-1992
  12. Martha Johns – Birth of Marcus M. Johns, 1964
  13. Martha Johns, B.S. Degree, Furman University, 1947
  14. Martha Johns, Certificates, undated
  15. Martha Johns, Honorary Degree, Furman University, 1994
  16. Memories and Condolences on passing of Dr. John Johns, 2007-2008
  17. Memorial Gifts on passing of Dr. John Johns, 2007-2008
  18. Obituary draft for Martha Ann Mauney Johns, undated
  19. Steven M. Johns, High School Graduation, 1973

Box 6: Photographs and Negatives

Folder

  1. Negatives, undated
  2. Photographs, family-related, undated
  3. Photographs, John E. and Martha Johns, 1973, 1992 and undated
  4. Photograph, Rotary International Assembly, May 1962