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Henry Poellnitz Johnston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0314

Scope and Contents

This collection includes items from Johnston's chairmanship of the 50th reunion of the Class of 1929 at Washington and Lee University in 1979 and from when he was named Distinguished Washington and Lee Alumnus in 1980. It also includes two typed letters signed by Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1979-1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Poellnitz Johnston graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1929 and later worked as a newspaper executive in Birmingham, Alabama.

Extent

.2 Linear Feet

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (4/2/2008)

Creator

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA