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Catalog Number M-0047
Object Name Manuscript
Collection John Henning Johnson Papers
Title John Henning Johnson Papers
Year Range from 1882
Year Range to 1949
Scope & Content This collection is comprised of photographs, correspondence, legal documents, immigration documents, and a family bible owned by John Henning Johnson.
Biographical Information John Henning Johnson was a Swede born Johan Henning Johanson in Norrbärke socken, Dalarna, Sweden on May 23, 1861. He emigrated to the United States in 1883 and became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. in 1898. He settled in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He married his wife, Augusta Ulrika Hanson (born in Gustafs, Sweden in 1862) in Minneapolis in 1883 and they had a total of 7 children, of which 5 died before reaching 2 years of age. John died September 27, 1949 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
People Johnson, John Henning.
Hanson, Augusta Ulrika.
Series in Collection Collection is arranged in 4 series; folder names listed in parenthesis.

1. Family Bible (Bible with Family History Information)

2. Legal Documents (Immigration Documents; Other Legal Documents)

3. Correspondence

4. Photographs (Framed Photograph; Identified Photographs; Photographic Negatives; Unidentified Photographs)
Physical Dimensions 0.5 cubic feet (1 archives box)
Copyrights Copyright for this collection is held by the American Swedish Institute. Staff will provide photocopies of collection materials for personal use at researcher's expense. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce materials must be secured in writing from the American Swedish Institute.