Wayne Morse Letter,
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.
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The language of the materials are in English.
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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.
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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.
Source of Acquisition
This letter was aquired by Newman Library prior to 1947.
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The processing, arrangement, and description of the Wayne Morse Letter was completed prior to 2010. Additional description was completed in November 2010.
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