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Dr. Chester “Bo” Morgan Collection

Identifier: M491

Scope and Contents

The Chester “Bo” Morgan papers were donated by Bo Morgan. The papers consist of articles and research materials related to Dr. Morgan’s book "Dearly bought, deeply treasured: the University of Southern Mississippi, 1912-1987". Also included is a manuscript copy of this book.


  • 1910-2010


Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).


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Bo Morgan holds a Ph.D. in history from Memphis State University. He studies the history of the American South and is a leading expert on Mississippi history. He teaches courses on the South after Reconstruction, Mississippi, the theory and philosophy of history, and intellectual history. Dr. Morgan, the former chair of the Department of History at Delta State University, joined USM's Department of History in the fall of 2009.


Materials in this collection were donated to McCain Library and Archives by Chester “Bo” Morgan in 2011.

Dr. Chester “Bo” Morgan Collection
This collection was processed by Andrew Rhodes.
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Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

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