Guide to the Henry LeRoy Johns scrapbook
An Alaska Pacific University collection
Collection number: HMC-1413-APU.
Creator: Johns, Henry LeRoy.
Title: Henry LeRoy Johns scrapbook.
Volume of collection: 0.4 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: A scrapbook of materials from the early years of Alaska Methodist University.
Henry LeRoy Johns was born in Louisiana. He served in several Methodist churches in Louisiana and was elected a staff member of the Methodist Church’s National Board of Missions in 1955. In that role, he was engaged in the founding of the Alaska Methodist University (AMU) in Anchorage, Alaska. He died in 1985.
The collection consists of a scrapbook of materials collected and created by Henry LeRoy Johns. It includes publications from the Methodist Church and AMU, photographs, letters, clippings, and reports. Much of it relates to national fundraising and support efforts. Photographs include groundbreaking ceremonies and other events.
Arrangement: The scrapbook has been maintained in original order.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Collection materials may be subject to copyright.
Preferred citation: Henry LeRoy Johns scrapbook, Alaska Pacific University collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the UAA/APU Consortium Library in 2023 by Stephen H. Norman, H. L. Johns’ grandson.
Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2023.