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I.D. Johnson Papers

Identifier: AC 545

Scope and Content

This collection consists of seven diaries of Iretus Darrel Johnson (1904-1993), a dentist in Clovis, New Mexico, for the years 1941-1947 and various family items. Also included are three photocopies of his father’s (1868-) memories of Clovis in the early 20th Century, plus one photocopy of family memories of his grandfather Moses (1830-1896) and his father, I.C. Johnson, in Illinois and Iowa in the 1800’s.


  • 1941-1947

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Information

Iretus Darrel Johnson (1904-1993) was a dentist in Clovis, New Mexico. He was married to Elise and had two sons Bobby and Bud. His diaries cover life during World War II in a small town touching on his dentistry practice, social, political, religious and economic life, vacation trips.


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Guide to the I.D. Johnson Papers, 1941-1947
Edited Full Draft
© 2013
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090