Research Catalog

Robert Underwood Johnson papers,

Title
Robert Underwood Johnson papers, 1875-1937.
Author
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

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Additional Authors
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters.
  • American Copyright League.
  • Buel, Clarence Clough, 1850-1933.
  • Century Company.
  • Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931.
  • Egan, Maurice Francis, 1852-1924.
  • Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909.
  • Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881.
  • Johnson, Owen, 1878-1952.
  • Keats-Shelley Memorial Association.
  • Martin, Thomas Commerford, 1856-1924.
  • Morris, Harrison S. (Harrison Smith), 1856-1948.
  • Muir, John, 1838-1914.
  • Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930.
Description
13 linear feet (12 boxes; 57 volumes).
Summary
The Robert Underwood Johnson papers document Johnson’s personal and professional life from 1875 until his death in 1937.
Subject
  • American literature
  • American poetry
  • Century magazine
  • Conservationists > United States
  • Copyright > Societies, etc
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American > Italy
  • Italy > Foreign relations > United States
  • Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937
  • Memoirs
  • Publishers and publishing
  • United States > Foreign relations > Italy
  • United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865
Genre/Form
  • Photographs.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Source (note)
  • Benjamin, Mary A.; Agnes Johnson Holden
Biography (note)
  • Robert Underwood Johnson (1853-1937) served on the staff of The Century Magazine from 1879 to 1913, eventually rising to the position of editor-in-chief.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1575
Author
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937.
Title
Robert Underwood Johnson papers, 1875-1937.
Restricted Access
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Biography
Robert Underwood Johnson (1853-1937) served on the staff of The Century Magazine from 1879 to 1913, eventually rising to the position of editor-in-chief. He was the American Ambassador to Italy from 1920-1921, and was active in the causes of nature conservation and copyright law. Johnson was a founding member of the American Copyright League and a published poet. His autobiography, Remembered Yesterdays, appeared in 1923.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Related collections include the Richard Watson Gilder Papers, the Richard Rogers Bowker Papers, the Century Company Records, the H. Nelson Gay Papers, and the J.G. Holland Papers; Manuscripts and Archives Division; New York Public Library.
Finding Aids
Finding aid available in repository and on internet: http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/rbk/faids/johnsonru.pdf
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Finding Aid
Occupation
Diplomats.
Editors.
Poets.
Added Author
Buel, Clarence Clough, 1850-1933.
Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931.
Egan, Maurice Francis, 1852-1924.
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909.
Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881.
Johnson, Owen, 1878-1952.
Martin, Thomas Commerford, 1856-1924.
Morris, Harrison S. (Harrison Smith), 1856-1948.
Muir, John, 1838-1914.
Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930.
American Academy of Arts and Letters.
American Copyright League.
Century Company.
Keats-Shelley Memorial Association.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1575
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