John Rea Morrison Papers 1921-1924

Size
0.03 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MSS 00016

The collection consists of notebooks and textbooks of Morrison's when he was a student in the North Carolina State College School of Textiles, 1921-1924. All three notebooks are entirely handwritten, approximately 30 pages each, covering textiles design and manufacturing, and carding and spinning topics.

John Rea "Governor" Morrison, from Charlotte, North Carolina, was a student in the North Carolina State College School of Textiles (later North Carolina State University College of Textiles), 1921-1924.

Biographical/historical note

John Rea "Governor" Morrison, from Charlotte, North Carolina, was a student in the North Carolina State College School of Textiles (later North Carolina State University College of Textiles), 1921-1924. During his time at North Carolina State College Morrison was involved in a number of extracurricular activities, including the Tompkins Textile Society, football and track, and the German and French clubs.

Scope/content

The collection consists of notebooks of John Rea Morrison when he was a student in the North Carolina State College School of Textiles (later North Carolina State University College of Textiles), 1921-1924. All three notebooks are entirely handwritten, approximately 30 pages each, covering design and manufacturing of textiles, and carding and spinning topics. The design notebook contains a number of colored fabric designs and discussions of each. The carding and spinning notebooks include many hand-drawn diagrams of textile machinery and detailed explanation of their design and operation.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in chronological order.

Use of these materials

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Rea Morrison Papers, MSS 00016, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Transferred from the North Carolina State University Burlington Textiles Library July 2006.

Processing information

Processed by Terra Kridler, November 2006

Encoded by Terra Kridler, November 2006

Designing Notes 1921
Folder 1
Carding and spinning - sophomore 1921-1922
Folder 2
Carding and spinning - senior 1924?
Folder 3

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Rea Morrison Papers, MSS 00016, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.