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Wayne Morse Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1947-001

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.

Dates

  • 1947

Creator

Language of Materials

The language of the materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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.

Source of Acquisition

This letter was aquired by Newman Library prior to 1947.

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/).

Processing Information

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

Title
A Guide to the Wayne Morse Letter, 1947
Status
Completed
Author
Stephanie Wenger
Date
2010 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-07-21: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308