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Morton, Stratford Lee, 1887 – 1970

Dates Of Existence
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Stratford Lee Morton Papers

Identifier: WUA-04-wua00351
Scope and Contents

This modest collection details the early personal development and subsequent professional activities of Stratford Lee Morton. The collection is particularly strong in chronicling the planning for the1953 – 1954 Worlds Fair in St. Louis (which was ultimately not conducted) and for records of the Academy of Science in St. Louis.

Stratford Lee Morton Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms087
Scope and Contents Consists of personal papers including correspondence (1915-1969) with book dealers, librarians, and public figures including Joseph Tumulty, Secretary to President Wilson; Herbert Hoover; and others. Other personal papers include materials relating to the Missouri Constitutional Convention of 1943; photographs of Morton and his collection of early American furniture, etc.; miscellaneous articles by or about Morton; miscellaneous clippings relating to Morton and to book collecting; and lists...