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Collection Title: Johnson (Paul B.) Family Papers

Collection Number: M191

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Box and Folder List: Series 1, Sub-Series 3. Use the menu below to link to other sub-series.

Paul B. Johnson, Sr. | Paul B. Johnson, Jr. | Dorothy Power Johnson and Family

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Series I, Sub-Series 3: Dorothy Power Johnson and Family, Boxes 23 - 31:

Dorothy (Dot) Power Johnson was a native of Red Bank, Mississippi, in Marshall County. She met Paul B. Johnson, Jr. at the University of Mississippi, where she was a campus beauty during the 1937-1938 school year. Dot and Paul were married in February 1941, in the parlor of the Governor's Mansion in Jackson during Paul B. Johnson, Sr.'s gubernatorial administration. They lived in the Jackson area until Paul left for military service in the Marines. After the war, they made their home in Hattiesburg. Materials in this sub-series document Dot Johnson's activities in local clubs, Parkway Heights Methodist Church, and her husband's 1963 gubernatorial campaign. Also included are biographical information, personal and family papers, recipes and homemaking materials, financial records, correspondence, and materials regarding Mrs. Johnson's official activities as Mississippi's First Lady.

   
Box 23  
Folder 1 Biographical Information: Power Family Newspaper Clippings (undated)
Folder 2 Biographical Information: Biographical Sketches (undated)
Folder 3 Personal and Family Papers: Address Books (undated)
Folder 4 Personal and Family Papers: Appointments (1956, 1964-1967)
Folder 5 Personal and Family Papers: Wedding Gifts Register (1941)
Folder 6 Personal and Family Papers: Memberships in Various Organizations (1963-1966)
Folder 7 Personal and Family Papers: Membership Cards and Licenses (1961-1967)
Folder 8 Personal and Family Papers: Membership, Country Club (1964-1966)
Folder 9 Personal and Family Papers: Membership, Daughters of the American Revolution (1960-1965)
Folder 10 Personal and Family Papers: Membership, Garden Club (1957-1964)
   
Box 24  
Folder 1 Personal and Family Papers: Membership, Kappa Delta (1958-1966)
Folder 2 Personal and Family Papers: Membership, Mad Hatters (1965)
Folder 3 Personal and Family Papers: Membership, Parkway Heights Women's Society of Christian Service (Minutes, 1950-1956)
Folder 4 Personal and Family Papers: Membership, Parkway Heights Women's Society of Christian Service (Correspondence, 1953-1956)
Folder 5 Personal and Family Papers: Membership, Parkway Heights Women's Society of Christian Service (Miscellaneous Materials, undated)
Folder 6 Personal and Family Papers: Membership, Parkway Heights Women's Society of Christian Service (Publications, 1952-1957, undated)
Folder 7 Personal and Family Papers: Honduras Trip on "Brunswick" (1971)
Folder 8 Johnson Children's Materials: Tish Johnson (1961-1965, undated)
Folder 9 Johnson Children's Materials: Tish Johnson's Debut (1964-1965)
Folder 10 Johnson Children's Materials: Paul B. "Chipper" Johnson, III (1964-1968)
Folder 11 Johnson Children's Materials: Shelby Johnson (1961-1967)
   
Box 25  
Folder 1 Johnson Children's Materials: Tish Johnson - Correspondence (1960-1970, undated)
Folder 2 Johnson Children's Materials: Tish Johnson - Newsletters and Cards (1960-1966, undated)
Folder 3 Johnson Children's Materials: Paul B. "Chipper" Johnson, III - Correspondence (1965-1967, undated)
Folder 4 Johnson Children's Materials: Paul B. "Chipper" Johnson, III - Miscellaneous (1963-1970, undated)
Folder 5 Johnson Children's Materials: Shelby Johnson - Correspondence and Miscellaneous Materials (1964-1967, undated)
Folder 6 Johnson Children's Materials: Shelby Johnson - Jefferson Military College Yearbook (1964)
Folder 7 Johnson Children's Materials: Pat and Wilma Johnson (undated)
   
Box 26  
Folder 1 Home Decorating Ideas (1956, 1964, undated)
Folder 2 Recipes (1958-1966, undated)
Folder 3 Recipes (undated)
Folder 4 Recipe Scrapbooks (undated)
Folder 5 Diets (1957, 1961, undated)
Folder 6 Banking and Insurance Materials (1965, 1961)
Folder 7 Governor's Mansion Accounts (1965, 1967)
Folder 8 Correspondence: Miscellaneous Cards (1956-1967, undated)
Folder 9 Correspondence: Christmas Card List
Folder 10 Correspondence: Pictorial and Unusual Christmas Cards (1963, 1965)
Folder 11 Correspondence: Christmas Cards (undated)
   
Box 27  
Folder 1 Correspondence: Christmas Gifts That Have Been Acknowledged (1964)
Folder 2 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (undated)
Folder 3 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (undated)
Folder 4 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (1923, 1940-1950s)
Folder 5 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (1960)
Folder 6 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (1961)
Folder 7 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (1962)
Folder 8 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (1963)
Folder 9 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (January - August 1964)
   
Box 28  
Folder 1 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (September - December 1964)
Folder 2 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (1965)
Folder 3 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (January - July 1966)
Folder 4 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (August - December 1966)
Folder 5 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (1967)
Folder 6 Correspondence: Letters Sent/Received (1971)
Folder 7 Correspondence: Notes and Jottings (undated)
   
Box 29  
Folder 1 Campaign Activities (1963)
Folder 2 Campaign Activities (1963)
Folder 3 Campaign Activities (1963)
Folder 4 Campaign Activities (1963)
Folder 5 Campaign Activities: Motor Vehicle Comptroller Employee Information (undated)
Folder 6 Official Activities: Inaugural Ball Gown
Folder 7 Official Activities: Official Mississippi Women's Club (1960-1967, undated)
Folder 8 Official Activities: Photographic "Cut" of Dot Johnson (June 16, 1964)
Folder 9 Official Activities: Guest Book (undated)
   
Box 30  
Folder 1 Official Activities: Guest Book (1967)
Folder 2 Official Activities: National Governors' Conference, Cleveland, Ohio (1964)
Folder 3 Official Activities: National Governors' Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1965)
Folder 4 Official Activities: National Governors' Conference, Los Angeles, California (1966)
Folder 5 Official Activities: Southern Governors' Conference, San Antonio, Texas (1964)
Folder 6 Official Activities: Southern Governors' Conference, Sea Island, Georgia (1965)
Folder 7 Official Activities: Southern Company (1960)
Folder 8 Official Activities: "Dot For Governor" (1967)
Folder 9 Official Travel: Green Briar, White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia
Folder 10 Official Travel: International Film Festival, Cannes, France (May - June 1965)
Folder 11 Official Travel: Mississippi Trade Commission to Europe (May - June 1965)
Folder 12 Official Travel: Mississippi Tour to Europe (July - August 1965)
Folder 13 Official Travel: Governor's Trip to Mexico (November 1965)
Folder 14 Official Travel: Governor's Trip to Mexico - Spanish Records (1964, undated)
Folder 15 Official Travel: Miscellaneous Items (undated)
   
Box 31  
Folder 1 Miscellaneous: Publications and Newsletters (1956-1967)
Folder 2 Miscellaneous: Publications and Newsletters - The Methodist Woman (1953-1954)
Folder 3 Miscellaneous: Publications and Newsletters - World Outlook January - March 1957)
Folder 4 Miscellaneous: Publications and Newsletters - World Outlook (September - November 1957)
Folder 5 Miscellaneous: Publications and Newsletters - World Outlook (January - March 1958)
Folder 6 Miscellaneous: Publication and Newsletters - The Register (1965)
Folder 7 Miscellaneous: Publications and Newsletters - The Woman Constitutionalist (1964-1967)
Folder 8 Miscellaneous: Newspaper Clippings (1967, undated)
Folder 9 Miscellaneous Items (undated)
Folder 10 Miscellaneous: Menus (1968-1969)
Folder 11 Miscellaneous: Kitchen Duty Rosters (1966-1969)
   
Box 32 (Oversize Materials From the Personal Papers of Paul B. Johnson, Jr. and Dorothy Power Johnson)
Folder 1 Ledger Book (1945-1948)
Folder 2 Maps, Drawings, Insurance Policies, Poster, Newspapers, Miscellaneous Documents
Folder 3 Souvenir Pennant, Insurance Document, Newsletters, Newspaper
Folder 4 Recipe and Home Entertainment Scrapbook
Folder 5 Recipe and Home Entertainment Scrapbook

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