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.
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.
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