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Burton R. Morley retirement letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3701

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a book of letters, bound and presented to Morley on his retirement from the University of Alabama in 1968. There is also a photograph of Morley and a newspaper clipping referring to his plans for retirement.

Dates

  • 1968

Biographical / Historical

Burton Raymond Morley, the first child of Claude H. and Lora Morley, was born on 17 July 1898, in Chicago, Illinois. He received his bachelors degree from West Virginia University in 1922, and his masters and doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1925 and 1930, respectively. On 17 September 1927, he married Elizabeth Underhill Coles in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; the couple did not have any children.

The Morley's moved to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 1931, where Burton began teaching in what is now the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, first as Professor of Economics, 1931-1945, then as Professor of Management and Head, Department of Management, 1945-1966.

Morley died on 29 April 1982, in Tuscaloosa.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Book of letters, bound and presented to Morley on his retirement from the University of Alabama in 1968.

Provenance

Bettie Ann Clieno (?)

General

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Processed by

Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Burton R. Morley retirement letterbook
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500