“The Robert Morgan Papers” on exhibit in Joyner Library

Joyner Library is currently exhibiting “The Robert Morgan Papers,” a selection of materials from the Senator Robert Burren Morgan Collection, on the fourth floor of Joyner Library. Morgan, a United States Senator for North Carolina from 1975-1981, has also served as North Carolina’s attorney general, and later as director of the State Bureau of Investigation.

On display through Nov. 30, items from the collection include political campaign posters for a United State Senate race, letters from John Wayne, Governor Jimmy Carter and an array of photographs and papers.

An April 8 opening reception was held for donors, friends and family and other supporters of Morgan and the collection.

A special announcement about the creation of the Senator Robert Morgan Research

Award was also presented during the event. The one-time $1,000 research award will be granted to any ECU graduate or undergraduate student who uses the Robert Morgan Collection as the main primary source for either a traditional paper or digital scholarship piece. Entries will be accepted through May 2019 with the winning entry selected by an appointed committee.

Contact Heather White at whiteh@ecu.edu for more information.

View the complete Senator Robert Burren Morgan digital collection at https://digital.lib.ecu.edu/collection/robertmorgan.aspx.