Dorothy Morrison literary manuscripts, 1977-1979  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Morrison, Dorothy Nafus
Dorothy Morrison literary manuscripts
1977-1979 (inclusive)
0.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Ax 862
Dorothy Morrison was an educator and writer. The collection includes manuscripts for two pieces, The Eagle and the Fort and Ladies Were Not Expected.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Dorothy Nafus Morrison is known for her work as a children's author and an educator. She was born in Nashua, Iowa. She married twice, Carl V. Morrison, a psychiatrist and Robert C. Hunter, an attorney.

Dorothy Morrison attended University of Northern Iowa, and received a B.A. degree from the University of Iowa. She was a music teacher in public schools in Iowa. She taught stringed instruments in public schools in Beaverton, Oregon from 1954-1966. She began her writing career in 1965.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection is a small one, containing manuscripts for two pieces, The Eagle and the Fort and Ladies were not Expected.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Dorothy Morrison Literary Manuscripts, Ax 862, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Literary ManuscriptsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Manuscript, The Eagle and the Fort
1 2
Manuscript, The Eagle and the Fort
1 3
Manuscript, The Ladies were not Expected
1 4
Manuscript, The Ladies were not Expected
1 5
Manuscript, The Ladies were not Expected

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Children's literature, American--Authorship
  • Feminists--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature
  • Pioneers--Oregon--Biography--Juvenile literature
  • Women authors, American--20th century
  • Personal Names :
  • Duniway, Abigail Scott, 1834-1915--Juvenile literature
  • McLoughlin, John, 1784-1857--Juvenile literature
  • Morrison, Dorothy Nafus
  • Geographical Names :
  • Northwest, Pacific--History--Juvenile literature
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Manuscripts for publication