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Morgan (Dale Lowell) Research Files
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Description
The collection consists of typewritten transcripts of newspaper articles compiled by Dale L. Morgan for research on the Mormons and the Far West dating from 1809 to 1895.
Background
Dale L. Morgan (1914-1971), Western historian, was born in Salt Lake City and educated at the University of Utah. He was state superintendent for the Utah Writer's Project of the Works Progress Administration from 1940 until 1942 and information specialist with the Office of Price Administration during World War II. As a Guggenheim Fellow for the 1947-1948 year, Morgan did research on the subject of Mormonism throughout the United States. Morgan wrote books on many Western subjects, including Mormonism and Jedediah Smith.
Extent
1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.