Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Morgan, Robert E., 1897-1965
- Robert E. Morgan Materials
- Inclusive Dates
- Bulk Dates
- MC 2174
- 4.25 linear foot (4 boxes)
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Please call (479) 575-8444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.
No Use Restrictions Apply.
No Interlibrary Loan.
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
The Robert E. Morgan Materials were donated to the Special Collections Department by Mr. Morgan's grand-niece, Valerie Hippard of Loveland, Colorado, on December 30, 2016.
Processed by Elysa Barton; completed in August 2017.
Preferred Form of Citation
Robert E. Morgan Materials (MC 2174), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citations Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
Robert Elmer Morgan was born in Bates, Arkansas on August 2, 1897, to Charles H. Morgan and Virginia Matthews. Morgan attended the University of Arkansas and graduated in 1918 with a Bachelors in Arts and later joined the United States Navy in 1918 but was honorably discharged September 30, 1920. In 1922, Morgan graduated from George Washington University with a Bachelors in Laws and married Nettie Jayne Estes September 10, 1927. He later worked for the law office of Poe and Lundy in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Robert Morgan died April 26, 1965 at the age of 67 in Dallas, Texas.
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains materials regarding Robert E. Morgan's academic career, his service in the U.S. Navy, and the Morgan family. These materials include biographical materials about Morgan (including handwritten reminiscences), photographs of the Morgan Family, Morgan's diplomas from George Washington University and University of Arkansas, Morgan's scrapbook and yearbook from the University of Arkansas, fraternity certificates from George Washington University, issues of The University Weekly newspaper as well as The Flat Hat newspaper, and a family bible.
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are arranged by subject and format.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:
|Box 1||Folder 1|
United States Navy and Government Documents, 1904-1943
|Box 1||Folder 2|
Robert Morgan Biographical Materials, 1897-1965, n.d.
|Box 1||Folder 3|
Personal Materials and Ephemera, 1903-1941
|Box 1||Folder 4|
Morgan Family Photographs, n.d.
|Box 1||Folder 5|
Morgan Family Photographs, n.d.
|Box 1||Folder 6|
Photographs of Unidentified Persons, 1942-1956
|Box 1||Folder 7|
Photographic Portrait of Unidentified Woman, n.d.
|Box 2||Folder 1|
University Weekly and The Flat Hat Newspapers, January 4, 1918-February 7, 1922
|Box 2||Folder 2|
Portrait of Cindy Lundy and Children; Portraits of Unidentified People, ca 1920-1945
|Box 2||Folder 3|
Portrait of Bob Lundy; Portraits of Unidentified Unknown People, ca 1920-1945
|Box 2||Folder 4|
Sketch of Man Smoking a Cigar, n.d.
|Box 2||Folder 5|
Group Photograph of Men in Front of Building (possibly a University of Arkansas fraternity), ca 1914-1918
|Box 2||Folder 6|
Robert Morgan's University of Arkansas and George Washington University Diplomas and George Washington University Fraternity Certificates, 1918-1922
|Box 3||Item 1|
University of Arkansas Scrapbook, 1914-1918
|Box 1||Folder 9|
Photographs of Unidentified People (loose items removed from scrapbook), n.d.
|Box 1||Folder 8|
Group Photographs and Alumni Directory (loose items removed from scrapbook), 1918-1925
|Box 1||Folder 10|
Calling Cards, University of Arkansas Game Songs, and George Washington University Alumni Annual Reunion Program (loose items removed from scrapbook), 1917-1922
|Box 3||Item 2|
University of Arkansas Yearbook, 1917
|Box 4||Item 1|
Bible presented to Virginia Morgan from C.H. Morgan, n.d.
END OF COLLECTION