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Samuel Johnson Albums

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 8 May 2015

Biographical History

Nothing is known of Samuel Johnson other than what can be gleaned from the collection. He was born in 1837, lived in Springfield, New York and attended the Oneida Conference Seminary (later Cazenovia Seminary) in Cazenovia, New York.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Samuel Johnson Albums consist of two friendship or autograph albums created between the years 1862 and 1864 while Johnson was attending the Oneida Conference Seminary (what would become Cazenovia Seminary) in Cazenovia, New York.

Arrangement of the Collection

Two volumes.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Johnson, Samuel, b. 1837.

Corporate Bodies

Cazenovia Seminary (Cazenovia, N.Y.)


College students -- New York (State)
Friendship in adolescence.


Cazenovia (N.Y.)

Genres and Forms

Albums (books)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Samuel Johnson Albums,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2015.

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