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Collection Number:  M491

Creator:  Morgan (Dr. Chester "Bo")

Title:  Morgan (Dr. Chester “Bo”) Collection

Dates: 1910-2010

Quantity:  1 cubic foot    

Abstract:  Bo Morgan holds a Ph.D. in history from Memphis State University.  He studies the history of the American South and is a leading expert on Mississippi history. He teaches courses on the South after Reconstruction, Mississippi, the theory and philosophy of history, and intellectual history. Dr. Morgan, the former chair of the Department of History at Delta State University, joined USM's Department of History in the fall of 2009.

Sources

Contents of the Collection

Bo Morgan Case File

USM Faculty Website

Scope and Content Note

The Chester “Bo” Morgan papers were donated by Bo Morgan.  The papers consist of articles and research materials related to Dr. Morgan’s book Dearly bought, deeply treasured: the University of Southern Mississippi, 1912-1987.  Also included is a manuscript copy of this book. 

Topics Covered

University of Southern Mississippi history

Hattiesburg history

South Mississippi history

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Materials in this collection were donated to McCain Library and Archives by Chester “Bo” Morgan in 2011.

Restrictions Governing Access:

Open for research.

Restrictions Governing Use:

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Preferred Citation Method:

Item, Title of Collection, McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi.

Language of Materials:        English

Processing information:      This collection was processed by Andrew Rhodes.

 

Container List:

Box 1

            Folder 1           Copy of book: Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured (2011)

            Folder 2           Chronological History of the Gulf Coast (1996-2008)

            Folder 3           USM Enrollment (1979-2008)

            Folder 4           Research and documents related to Higher Education in Mississippi (1910-2008)

            Folder 5           Mississippi Southern College (1940-2006)

            Folder 6           Articles and Speeches related to the integration of the University (1976-1982)

            Folder 7           Articles and reports related to Chapters 5 and 6 of book (1960’s and 70’s)

            Folder 8           Articles and documents related to Chapter 7 of the book (1990’s and 2000’s)

            Folder 9           Articles and documents related to Chapter 8 of the book (2000’s)

 

Box 2

            Folder 1           Research and Public Relations documents, some related to Hurricane Katrina and Chapter 8 of the book (1997-2008)

            Folder 2           Articles and documents related to Chapter 9 of the book (1990’s and 2000’s)

            Folder 3           Notecards with book topic notes and text (2010)

 

Box 3

            Book Manuscript


Accession Number:  AM11-38                               

Given By:  Diane Ross     

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  May 10, 2011

Extent:  1 CD  

Inclusive Dates:  1910-2010      

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Computer files used for the centennial celebration history book saved onto a CD, 35.7 MG.


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