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Dr. Ivan E. Johnson, Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier:  18.0002

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Lieutenant Commander Ivan E. Johnson, Jr. who served with U.S. Naval Intelligence in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  The collection includes Johnson's U.S. Navy officer's winter jacket and three Special Service Division Army Service Army Service Forces Newsmap large format maps.


  • Created: 1943-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/14/2018


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Ivan (E. Johnson, Jr.) was a native of Denton, Texas, and was born Sept. 23, 1911. He married Inez Stocker on Oct. 24, 1942, in San Marcos. He received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Art from the University of North Texas; a Master of Arts in Art from Columbia University in New York; and a Master of Arts and Ph.D. from the Institute of Art at New York University. He also had advanced studies in professional art schools. His experiences included: professor emeritus of art education and constructive design at Florida State University; professor and chairman of the Art Education Department at FSU; oil painting instructor at the Senior Center in Tallahassee from 2000 to 2003; teacher in public and private schools in Texas and New York; instructor at the University of North Texas; guest professor at Columbia University; visiting professor at New York University, the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, the University of Tulsa and more; and lecturer in Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Oregon, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, North Carolina, Florida and more. He served in the Coast Guard and in the Navy during World War II with the rank of lieutenant commander.

Sources: Tallahassee Democrat. "Ivan E. Johnson, Jr." Tallahassee Democrat.  August 23, 2003. Ivan Johnson, e-mail message, February 15, 2018.


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Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.

Source of Acquisition

Ivan Johnson (Son of Dr. Ivan E. Johnson, Jr.)

Method of Acquisition


Dr. Ivan E. Johnson, Jr. collection
Michael G. Kasper
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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