Finding Aid for the John Ainsworth Morgan papers, 1917-1989
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Title: John Ainsworth Morgan papers
Date (inclusive): 1917-1989
Collection number: 1627
Morgan, John Ainsworth
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.
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Language of the Material:
Materials are in English.
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Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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[Identification of item], John Ainsworth Morgan papers (Collection 1627). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, UCLA.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
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.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Morgan, John Ainsworth--Archives.
Genres and Forms of Material
San Francisco Earthquake- Photographs and Negatives, Flight Logs, Journals, World War II vol. I "Commissions" and vol. II
"Military Documents," Untitled Manuscript
Obituary- Lansing C. Holden Jr.
Personal Records- ca. 1940-1945
Without Parallel in History by JAM
WWII- Original Manuscript
Col. John A. Morgan- Scrapbook
Address Books ca. 1930-1945
Printed Material ca. 1945
Ca. 60 Rolls of Film and 8 Boxes of Negatives, ca. 1939-1945
Personal Papers ca. 1939-1945
Awards, Photographs ca. 1939-1945
Medals, Scrapbook ca. 1939-1945
Photographs ca. 1939-1945
JAM's Bound US Army Directory, Clippings, Pamphlets ca. 1939-1945
Signed Photographs ca. 1939-1945
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.