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Jane Dohm Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0339

Description of Contents

The collection consists of one scrapbook compiled by Jane Dohm during her undergraduate years at the University of Minnesota from 1945 to 1949. Dohm was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority and the scrapbook primarily chronicles the sorority's dances and events. Contents include photographs, correspondence, event programs, newspaper clippings, and corsages.

Dates

  • 1945 - 1949

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours.

Biography

Jane Dohm was born in Hibbing, Minnesota, on May 14, 1927 to John and Irma Dohm. The family moved to Minneapolis after John Dohm's death, and Jane graduated from Washburn High School in 1945. Jane Dohm attended the University of Minnesota, where she was active in the Delta Gamma sorority. In 1949, Dohm spent the summer in Italy researching Italian democracy in university life as part of a program sponsored by the Minnesota-based Student Program for Amity Among Nations (SPAN).

Dohm married fellow University of Minnesota alumnus Robert George Johnson in 1952. The two raised four children and settled in Edina. Jane Dohm Johnson was active in a number of local organizations and worked as a realtor in the Minneapolis area for 25 years. She died at age 88 on July 21, 2015.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Donor Information

This collection was purchased by the Hennepin County Library, ca. 2015. It is accession 2018.24.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jenna Himsl in July 2018. During initial processing, loose photographs were removed from the scrapbook for preservation purposes. Other photographs, especially from later years, are attached to the scrapbook pages.

Creator

Title
Jane Dohm Scrapbook
Status
Completed
Author
Jenna Himsl
Date
July 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.
612-543-8200