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William Woolsey Johnson photographs, [ca. 1920]

Johnson, William Woolsey, 1841-1927

Collector, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 9 Items, (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Ten photographs by W.J. Groeninger of Baltimore.
Reel NKa2: Nine interior views of the home of Professor and Mrs. William Johnson, 909 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, Maryland. A portrait of William Walton Woolsey by Henry Inman is shown hanging in the dining room.
Reel 2814: One photograph of the interior of the Johnsons' home.

Biographical/Historical Note

Math professor; Annapolis, Maryland. Johnson and his wife collected European faience and woodcarving.


The donor, Winslow Ames, initially lent 9 photographs for microfilming, though later added another photograph and gave all 10 photographs to the Archives. At this time, he requested one of the original 9 photographs be sent to T.W. Johnson, Jr. of Annapolis, the Johnsons' grandson, as a souvenir.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel NKa2, frame 573 In the custody of T.W. Johnson, Jr., 11 Acton Place, Annapolis, Maryland.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels NKa 2 and 2814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

William Woolsey Johnson photographs, [ca. 1920]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.