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
- Subject Terms
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Morris, Percy Lafayette, Jr., 1920-1981
- Percy Lafayette Morris, Jr., Papers
- Inclusive Dates
- 1944-1945, undated
- MC 2232
- 2 linear feet (2 boxes)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
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The Percy Lafayette Morris, Jr., Papers were donated to the Special Collections Department by his son, Percy L. Morris III, of Tillar, Arkansas, on July 9, 2017.
Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in October 2018.
Preferred Form of Citation
Percy Lafayette Morris, Jr., Papers (MC 2232), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
Percy Lafayette ("Bo") Morris, Jr., was born October 11, 1920, to Percy Lafayette Morris, Sr. and Clara Hope Rhodes Morris. He served in France and Germany during World War II as a Captain in Company A of the Supply Battalion of the 2nd Armored Division. Morris passed away December 15, 1981, and is buried in McGehee Cemetery in McGehee, Arkansas.
Scope and Content Note
The collection primarily consists of letters from Percy Lafayette Morris, Jr., to his mother and stepfather, then living in Winchester, Arkansas, while Morris was serving during World War II. Also included is Morris' sugar ration booklet, and a family quilt honoring those who served in the U.S. military.
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are arranged by format; correspondence is organized chronologically.
The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:
World War, 1939-1945
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection
|Box 2||Folder 1||
Correspondence from Percy Lafayette Morris, Jr., to his mother (Clara Rhodes Collins) and stepfather (John W. Collins), July 1944-Feb. 1945
|Box 2||Folder 2||
Correspondence from Percy Lafayette Morris, Jr., to his mother (Clara Rhodes Collins) and stepfather (John W. Collins), Mar.-Dec. 1945
|Box 2||Folder 3||
Percy Lafayette Morris, Jr., sugar ration card, ca 1942-1947
|Box 1||Item 1||
Morris family quilt honoring servicemembers, undated
END OF COLLECTION