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Catalog Number M-0046
Object Name Manuscript
Collection Iner Johnson Papers
Title Iner Johnson Papers
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1983
Scope & Content This collection is comprised of the personal papers of Iner Johnson, including materials on his involvement in the Svenskarnas Dag celebration, clippings, correspondence, personal photographs, plaques and recognition materials, and many items documenting Swedish Americans.
Biographical Information Iner Johnson was a Swedish American living in Minneapolis, Minnesota throughout the middle of the 20th century. He served as the chairman for the Svenskarnas Dag festival for many years and had a large role in the festival's organization and success. He was honored as a Minneapolis Aquatennial commodore as well as with the Royal Order of Vasa..
People Johnson, Iner.
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.
Fahlström, Jacob, 1795–1859.
Lincoln, Evelyn, 1909-1995.
Lindman, Stuart.
Series in Collection Collection is arranged in 6 series; folder names listed in parenthesis.

1. Svenskarnas Dag (Correspondence; Festival Programming and Events; Golden Jubilee Certificate 1983; Handwritten Notes and Drafts; Mailings; Parade Idea Catalog; Programs and Brochures; Reciepts; Stationery; Stuart Lindman Materials)

2. Minneapolis Aquatennial (Correspondence; Recognition)

3. Royal Order of Vasa (Correspondence; Related Papers; Royal Order of Vasa Certificates)

4. Swedish America (1976 Royal Visit Press Packet; Clippings on Notable Swedes; Commemorative Book on Treaty of 1783; Hand Drawn Map of 7 Corners Area of Minneapolis; Jacob Fahlstrom; Nellie Swanson Hylla; Other Swedish-American Publications; Portrait Photographs; "Swedes in the Making of America" Play Script; Swedish Organization and Event Programs)

5. Personal Materials (Hubert H. Humphrey Materials; Other Clippings; Personal Portraits; Printers Plate; Travel Keepsakes)

6. Plaques (Erland G. Levine Award, given by the American Union of Swedish Singers, 1980; Honorary Commodore commission, given by the Minneapolis Aquatennial; Community Service Award, given by the Minneapolis Aquatennial, 1979)
Physical Dimensions 1.0 cubic feet (2 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.