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Wiley L. Morgan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0459

  • Staff Only

This collection consists of Wiley L. Morgan's university materials, photographs, sketches, identification card, and a certificate. In the collection are his report cards from grade school and the University of Tennessee, college essays, thesis, photographs, Appalachian Expedition identification pass, and a certificate from the American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial Association.

Dates

  • 1884-1902, 1982, undated
  • Majority of material found in 1884-1894

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of Wiley L. Morgan's university materials, photographs, sketches, identification card, and certificate.

Biographical/Historical Note

Wiley Morgan was born on November 24, 1874 to James Lafayette Morgan (1844-1914) and Lucinda R. (Jones) Morgan. He attended Knoxville public schools and the University of Tennessee (1890-1894). Morgan was the editor of the Knoxville Sentinel during the early 1900s. During his tenure, he covered such events as the tragic train wreck in New Market, Tennessee on September 4, 1904. He died on July 16, 1960 in Knoxville.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by Mrs. J.E. Douglass circa 1965.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480