Mercer Green Johnston Papers 1860-1964 (bulk 1894-1954)

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Mercer Green Johnston Papers 1860-1964 (bulk 1894-1954)

Educator, Episcopal clergyman, and author. Correspondence, diaries, sermons, notebooks, autobiographical papers, poems, prayers, financial papers, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Johnston's career as an Episcopal clergyman in the United States and the Philippines, worker for the Young Men's Christian Association during World War I, director of the People's Legislative Service, director of the National Citizens Committee on Relations with Latin America, and assistant to the administrator of the United States Rural Electrification Administration.

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