Robert E. Morgan Materials

MC 2174

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Elysa Barton, 2017.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Morgan, Robert E., 1897-1965
Robert E. Morgan Materials
Inclusive Dates
Bulk Dates
MC 2174
4.25 linear foot (4 boxes)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

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.

Processing Information

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.

Biographical Note

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

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.


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