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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John L. Morley Papers, 1917-1943



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Morley, John Livingstone
Title: Morley, John L., Papers
Dates: 1917-1943
Abstract: Correspondence, financial records, legal documents, pamphlets, brochures, booklets, directories, cards, periodicals, and travel guides, compose the John L. Morley Papers, 1917-1943, documenting Morley's life and career in education.
Accession No.: 80-42
Extent: 2 ft., 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

John Livingstone Morley served as head of the Southwestern Vocational School in Dallas, Texas. In November 1922, he married Mary Katherine McCallum, daughter of Jane Legette (Yelvington) and Arthur Newell McCallum, in Austin. During World War II, Morley served in Germany as Lieutenant Colonel in the Second Battalion of the U. S. Army's 36th Infantry Division.

Source:

"143rd Infantry Regiment Summary History: Homeward Bound." Texas Military Forces Museum. Accessed April 28, 2011.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial records, legal documents, pamphlets, brochures, booklets, directories, cards, periodicals, and travel guides, compose the John L. Morley Papers, 1917-1943, documenting Morley's life and career in education. The collection relates to Morley's business and financial activities as head of the Southwestern Vocational School in Dallas, Texas. Additionally, the papers include some personal correspondence with his mother-in-law, Jane McCallum, suffragist and Texas Secretary of State (1927-1933).

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

These papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Morley, John Livingstone -- Archives
McCallum, Jane Y.
Subjects (Organizations)
Southwestern Vocational School (Dallas, Tex.)
Subjects
Vocational education -- Texas -- History -- 20th century
Places
Dallas (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John L. Morley Papers, 1917-1943, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection contains unprocessed materials.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project," 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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8/F160 (2264706) Maps and travel guides
Booklets
Brochures, pamphlets, etc.
Brochures, pamphlets, etc.
Brochures, pamphlets, etc.
Brochures, pamphlets, etc.
Miscellany
Newspaper clippings
Business records, inventory of property, Houston Subdistrict Office, March 31, 1924
Financial records:
Bank statements, April 1931-December 1934
Check receipts, April 1931, June 1933-August 1936
Doctor's bills, 1930-1937
Expense books, 1930-1931
Miscellaneous receipts, 1920-1949
Miscellaneous receipts, 1920-1940
Legal documents (bank notes, policies, lease), 1921, 1930-1934
Classified business correspondence:
Correspondence, 1920-1937
Correspondence, 1920-1937
Correspondence:
Correspondence, 1930-1937, undated
Correspondence, 1931-1937
Correspondence, 1931-1937
Correspondence, 1931-1937
Correspondence, 1931-1937
Periodicals:
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8/F161 (2274914) Periodicals, 1917-1935
Periodicals, 1920-1937
Periodicals, 1930-1939
Directories, 1919-1943
Greeting cards
Book with marriage certificate frontpiece, November 22, 1922

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