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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

University of Texas Arlington

John Luther Morgan, Jr. Collection:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Morgan, John Luther, Jr.
Title: John Luther Morgan, Jr. Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1937-1949
Abstract: John Luther Morgan, Jr. was born at Forth Worth, Texas on Oct. 29, 1921. He was in the Class of 1941 at the North Texas Agricultural College. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Oct. 29, 1941 and fought in WWII. He was considered one of the best young pilots in Marine Corps Aviation. Capt. Morgan destroyed three Japanese fighter planes in 90 seconds. He was killed near Okinawa on March 28, 1945. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal. The collection includes photographs, military records, news clippings, and memorabilia; it is comprised of records relating to John Luther Morgan.
Identification: Unprocessed mss. 2011-17
Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

John Luther Morgan, Jr. was born at Forth Worth, Texas on Oct. 29, 1921. He was in the Class of 1941 at the North Texas Agricultural College. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Oct. 29, 1941 and fought in WWII. He was considered one of the best young pilots in Marine Corps Aviation. Capt. Morgan destroyed three Japanese fighter planes in 90 seconds. He was killed near Okinawa on March 28, 1945. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal.

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Scope and Contents

Photographs, military records, news clippings, and memorabilia. This collection comprised of records relating to John Luther Morgan.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Alternate Titles
University Archives

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Administrative Information

Citation

John Luther Morgan, Jr. Collection, Unprocessed mss. 2011-17, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift, August 27, 2010.

Accessioned as number 2011-17.

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