A Guide to the Wayne Morse Letter, 1947 Morse, Wayne, Letter Ms1947-001

Wayne Morse Letter, 1947

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1947-001


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1947-001
Title
Wayne Morse Letter, 1947
Physical Description
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Morse, Wayne
Language
English
Abstract
Brief letter from Oregon Senator Morse, dated March 31, 1947, on U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services letterhead stationery, to Paul H. Farrier, Director of Admissions at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Wayne Morse Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Wayne Morse Letter, Ms1947-001, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This letter was aquired by Newman Library prior to 1947.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Wayne Morse Letter was completed prior to 2010. Additional description was completed in November 2010.


Biographical Note

Wayne Morse was a Republican (1944-52), Independent (1952-55), Democrat (1955-68) United States Senator for Oregon. He ran for President in 1960 as the Democrat candidate.

Mr. Paul H. Farrier was the Director of Admissions at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He was also involved in the recording of the actions taken by the University in the admission of the first African Amercian Student, Irving L. Peddrew III.

Sources: Office of the President, Walter S. Newman, RG 2/10, Special Collections, University Libraries, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Scope and Content

Brief letter from Morse, dated March 31, 1947, on U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services letterhead stationery, to Paul H. Farrier, Director of Admissions at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. The letter discusses the Morse's thanks to Farrier for sending him some articles from The Courier-Journal.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Farrier, Paul H.
  • Local Subjects:

  • University Archives
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Contents List

Folder 1
Letter, March 31, 1947.