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The papers of Dr. Sherrill Berryman Johnson (1947-2010), reflect a legacy of outstanding achievements and accomplishments related to her work as a dancer, choreographer, college professor, scholar, activist and writer. The collection spans from 1938 to 2014, and measures 118 cubic feet. The bulk of the papers covers the period from 1962-2010. In 2010, Moorland Spingarn Research Center acquired the collection from the estate of the late Dr. Sherrill Berryman Johnson. The papers primarily consist of documents relating to her educational career, inclusive of materials from her graduate studies as well as her extensive professional pursuits as a college professor and Coordinator of the Howard University Dance Major Program, Department of Theatre Arts for over 25 years. The collection also includes materials relating to Johnson’s scholarly research conducted nationally and internationally.