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Tom Morgan papers

Tom Morgan papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Tom Morgan papers
Creator: Morgan, Thomas, 1910-2004
Inclusive Dates: 1956-1985
Language: English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 document box
Collection Number: ms3681
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Thomas Morgan (1910-2004) graduated West Point High School in 1930 and then attended Emory University, where he led the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. After graduating in 1934 with engineering and political economy degrees, Morgan joined the U.S. Navy and served during World War II. In the late 1940s, he served in the Georgia Legislature. He was the mayor of West Point, Georgia, from 1956 to 1965. He was also the president of the Fourth District of the Georgia Municipal Association. He continued to help lead the Georgia Municipal Association for some time in the 1960s, while also presiding over the Morgan Contracting Company and Morgan Real Estate. He and his wife Lavinia were married for sixty-six years.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of correspondence and other written documents. Letters are from friends, family, colleagues, coworkers, employees, employers, and constituents.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Tom Morgan papers, ms3681, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

B Surname Correspondents (and Helen Keller)
13Burke Family
14Carroton & Carrol County
16Direct mail letters
18Heard County
110Huckabee Auto Company
1111960 Jekyll Island GMA Meeting notes
1121962 Jekyll Island GMA Meeting notes
1131962 Red Carpet Meeting
114Carl Paul
115Unprocessed Tom Morgan correspondence
116Upchurch - Lynn - Emory