Class Year

2018

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Description

The collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and other documents related to the life of Robert L. Morris ’66. Series 1 includes a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and photographs from throughout Morris’s life, beginning with his childhood. Series 2 includes items from his life before joining the U.S. Air Force, specifically items related to his time as a student at Gettysburg College. Series 3 features photographs, awards, and other documents from his service in the U.S. Air Force through his death in 1972. Potential research interests lie in Gettysburg College’s Vietnam War connections, the personal history of Cpt. Robert L. Morris, and photographs from the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

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Collection Size

.33 cubic feet

Publication Date

April 2018

Keywords

Vietnam War, Gettysburg College History (1960-1975), U.S. Air Force

Disciplines

Asian History | History | Military History | United States History

MS-221: Cpt. Robert L. Morris ’66 Papers

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