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Lawrence A. Johnson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2595

Scope and Contents

This collection contains records from Dr. Lawrence A. Johnson's medical practices in Indiana and includes loose pages from an account book for his practice at Rossville in Clinton County (1837-1838) and his account book from his Hendricks County practice at Belleville (1846-1848). The collection also includes miscellaneous newspaper clipping (1850-1858, undated) and a pressed flower.


  • 1837-1858, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical / Historical

Lawrence Alfred Johnson was born on October 9, 1806 in New Jersey to David and Elizabeth Johnson. He moved to Indiana and married Edith Roll in Marion County on August 28, 1834. Following Edith's death, he married Almina Hannah Dane in Hendricks County on October 5, 1846. He was a physician and had practices at Rossville and Belleville. He passed away at the age of 64 on May 7, 1871.

Sources: "Lawrence A. Johnson." 1850 United States Federal Census. Accessed May 8, 2019. "Lawrence A. Johnson." Indiana, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1850. Accessed May 8, 2019. "Lawrence Alfred Johnson." U.S. sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Accessed May 8, 2019.


0.03 Cubic Feet (2 folders)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. L.H. Millikan on 1942/07/11.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/05/08 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2019/05/08 by Laura Eliason.
Lawrence A. Johnson collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.