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Rudolph Johnson Collection

Identifier: Coll. 21

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence from Edgar and Hugh Lynn Cayce, A.R.E. and E.C.F. staff, and professional contacts. The collection also contains original copies of Johnson's readings given by Edgar Cayce.


  • 1944 - 1981


Conditions Governing Use

Collection open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Rudolph Johnson was born on April 10, 1907. He was an attorney in Dallas, Texas and a former three-term president of the A.R.E. He served in the United States Navy during the Second World War. He had life readings from Edgar Cayce for himself and members of his family and was a close friend of Hugh Lynn Cayce. He helped establish the first Dallas A.R.E. Study group in 1948. Johnson became the A.R.E.'s attorney in the early 1950s and had a key role in reacquiring the Cayce Hospital property in 1956. He served on the A.R.E. Board of Trustees and as a Trustee Emeritus of the A.R.E., Atlantic University, and the Edgar Cayce Foundation. Johnson was a member of the Texas and American Bar Associations, a past president of the International Association of Holiday Inns, and past president of the Civitan and Sertoma clubs in Dallas. He was a member of St. Alcuins Church. He was married to Joie Johnson and had four children. Rudolph Johnson died on October 8, 1989.


0.8 Linear Feet

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Collection arranged alphabetically by type of material.

Custodial History

A.R.E. staff member Jim Dixon brought the collection to the Edgar Cayce Foundation in 1987.
Rudolph Johnson Collection
Jessica Newell
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Repository Details

Part of the The Edgar Cayce Foundation Repository

215 S. 67th Street
Virginia Beach VA 23451 United States