Finding Aid for the John Ainsworth Morgan papers, 1917-1989

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Descriptive Summary

Title: John Ainsworth Morgan papers
Date (inclusive): 1917-1989
Collection number: 1627
Creator: Morgan, John Ainsworth
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.) 6 oversize boxes
Abstract: John Ainsworth Morgan is the author of Oxford observations (1925). The collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, photographs and negatives, memorabilia, books, scrapbooks, and ephemera relating to Morgan's career at Princeton University and during World War II.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Ainsworth Morgan papers (Collection Number 1627). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography/History

Morgan is the author of Oxford observations (1925).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, photographs and negatives, memorabilia, books, scrapbooks, and ephemera relating to Morgan's career at Princeton University and during World War II. Includes photographs and negatives of the San Francisco earthquake, material relating to commissions and military documents, and Morgan's book, Without parallel in history.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Morgan, John Ainsworth--Archives.

Genres and Forms of Material

Photographs.


Container List

Box 1

Correspondence 1940s

Box 1

San Francisco Earthquake- Photographs and Negatives, Flight Logs, Journals, World War II vol. I "Commissions" and vol. II "Military Documents," Untitled Manuscript

Box 2

Diary- 1918

Box 2

Photographs- 1938

Box 2

Obituary- Lansing C. Holden Jr.

Box 2

Personal Records- ca. 1940-1945

Box 2

Correspondence- 1917

Box 2

Without Parallel in History by JAM

Box 2

WWII- Original Manuscript

Box 2

"WWII Trivia"

Box 2

Col. John A. Morgan- Scrapbook

Box 3

Pictorial Material

Box 4

Photographs

Box 5

Address Books ca. 1930-1945

Box 5

Papers ca. 1930-1945

Box 5

Ephemera ca. 1930-1945

Box 6

Printed Material ca. 1945

Box 6

Ca. 60 Rolls of Film and 8 Boxes of Negatives, ca. 1939-1945

Box 7

Personal Papers ca. 1939-1945

Box 7

Awards, Photographs ca. 1939-1945

Box 7

Medals, Scrapbook ca. 1939-1945

Box 8

Photographs ca. 1939-1945

Box 8

JAM's Bound US Army Directory, Clippings, Pamphlets ca. 1939-1945

Box 8

Signed Photographs ca. 1939-1945

Box 8

Framed Posters

Box 10

Wartime Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of Tom Harmon, Major General T.B. Larkin, General A.P. Wilson, Lt. Col. P.M. Hamilton, General "Teddy" Rosevelt, General Giraud, Archbishop Spellman, Raymond Quilter, General Wilbur and Lt. Col. Pete Hamilton, General Eisenhower, Air Marshal Tedder, General Alexander, Admiral Cunningham, General Bedel Smith, Douglas Fairbanks Junior, Lt. Col. Cohen and Abrams. Also includes commendation for Bronze Star for Lt. Col. John A. Morgan, letter and photograph from Edward P.- Prince of Wales 1925.