Morse, Wayne, Letter

A Guide to the Wayne Morse Letter, 1947 Ms.1947.001


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1947.001
Title
Wayne Morse Letter,1947
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974
Language
The language of the materials are in English.
Abstract
This collection contains a 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

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Wayne Morse Letter, Ms1947-001, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

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 Contents

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Farrier, Paul H. (Paul Henry), b.1894
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Wayne Morse Letter by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Farrier, Paul H. (Paul Henry), b.1894
  • Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974

Container List

folder 1
Letter
March 31, 1947English.