Scope and Content

Printed poems and songs by various individuals, including: 'What the rocks said to me: crossing the Wahsatch range of the Rocky Mountains in 1876' by John H. Johnston [a Whitmanite of New York, and namesake of the British Johnston]; 'A Song for the Annan Academy Reunion Dinner' (27 July 1899) by [Dr] J[ohn] Johnston [of Annan and Bolton]; 'The St John Ambulance Brigade: a tribute to the ambulance volunteers in the South African War' and 'Why?' by [Dr] J[ohn] Johnston [both inscribed to Samuel Thompson by the author]; 'The Curlers at Kandersteg' by [Dr] J. Johnston; and 'The Ordeal' by Walt T. Hawkins.