Guide to the Michael Johnson George Mason University history collection, 1965-1972

Michael Johnson George Mason University history C0266


Published by George Mason University Libraries

Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

Phone: (703) 993-2220

Fax: (703) 993-8911

Email: speccoll@gmu.edu

URL: http://sca.gmu.edu

Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives.
Creator Johnson, Michael
Title Michael Johnson George Mason University history collection
Date 1965-1972
Physical Characteristics 2.0 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract This collection, created by George Mason student Michael Johnson, documents George Mason College and University's history during its transitional, formative years.
Collection Number C0266
Language English

Biographical Information

Michael Johnson attended George Mason College in the mid-1960s. A student athlete, Johnson was a talented basketball and baseball player according to a 1968 news article. His time at Mason was marked by the transition from two-year junior college to four-year college, and the school became a full independent university a few years after his graduation.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains a small assortment of items that document the history of George Mason College and George Mason University during the mid 1960s and early 1970s. The items include a beanie, newspaper clippings about the school and about Michael Johnson dating from 1965-1968, and a diploma case with two examples of the first diplomas given by the independent George Mason University in 1972.

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Arrangement

The collection is organized by format.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions on personal use. Permission to publish material from the Michael Johnson George Mason University history collection must be obtained from Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

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Index Terms

Corporate Names:

George Mason University.

Subjects:

Universities and colleges--History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Michael Johnson George Mason University history collection, #C0266, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Michael Johnson before 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. Processing completed by Elizabeth Beckman in May 2015. EAD markup completed by Elizabeth Beckman in May 2015.

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Contents List

An electronic box inventory is unavailable. Please contact speccoll@gmu.edu for more information.
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