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Johnston, John H.


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dan Morgan, Author, "The Left Corner of My Heart"

Collection Number: A&M 4326
Scope and Contents John Johnston's copy of a narrative history of the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion by Dan Morgan. John Johnston, who was later a WVU professor, was a private in company A of this unit. The book documents the WWII era and includes contributions, memories, and photographs of many members of the battalion. Some later reviews of the book were collected by Johnston and inserted inside the back cover, along with a letter from Johnston to Morgan about the book and a photograph of a memorial...
Dates: 1984-2001

John Johnston, English Professor, Collection of David Jones Letters and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 4325
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WVU professor John H. Johnston and British World War I poets, including David Jones, Herbert Read, and Siegfried Sassoon. There are fourteen letters authored by David Jones, a British World War I poet widely regarded as one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century by his contemporaries. The letters include a "discussion" between Johnston and Jones, mostly regarding Johnston's critique and analysis of the World War I poets, and also the thoughts and philosophies...
Dates: 1962-2017; Majority of material found within 1962-1967

John Johnston, English Professor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 5204

Papers of West Virginia University English professor John Johnston, including class material, research papers, and manuscripts. He taught a variety of courses, including modern British literature, and was a colleague of WVU English professor Ruel Foster. (This collection is currently unprocessed.)

Dates: ca. 1954-1989

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British literature 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1939-1945 1