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Dorothy Morrison literary manuscripts

Identifier: Ax 862

Scope and Contents

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


  • 1977-1979


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

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.


0.5 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials



Dorothy Morrison was an educator and writer. The collection includes manuscripts for two pieces, The Eagle and the Fort and Ladies Were Not Expected.


Collection is organized into the following series:

Series: Literary Manuscripts

Processing Information note

Collection processed by processing staff, 1979.

Guide to the Dorothy Nafus Morrison Literary Manuscripts
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Language of description note
Finding aid is in English.
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA