Aubrey R. Morris Collection of Richard B. Russell, Jr. MaterialsAubrey R. Morris Collection of Richard B. Russell, Jr. Materials

Aubrey R. Morris Collection of Richard B. Russell, Jr. Materials

Descriptive Summary

Title: Aubrey R. Morris Collection of Richard B. Russell, Jr. Materials
Creator: Morris, Aubrey R., 1922-2010.
Dates: 1969
Extent: 1.0 folder (3 photographs)
Collection Number: RBRL/006/ARM
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: The collection consists of three photographs of Richard B. Russell, Jr. and one of Aubrey R. Morris in addition to an article from the Atlanta Journal concerning Senator Russell's battle with lung cancer.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Aubrey R. Morris was born on January 11, 1922 in Roswell, Georgia. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1945 with a bachelor’s in journalism and began working at the Atlanta Journal, where he was a police reporter for thirteen years. Morris married his wife Tera, with whom he had three children, while he was working for the Atlanta Journal. In 1957, WSB hired Morris to start the first radio news department in Atlanta, Georgia where he served for more than thirty years as news and editorial director. He retired from WSB in 1987 and currently lives in north Fulton County near Alpharetta, Georgia. Morris writes articles for Appen Newspapers, Inc.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three photographs of Richard B. Russell, Jr. and one of Aubrey R. Morris in addition to a clipping from the Atlanta Journal concerning Senator Russell's battle with lung cancer.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Access Restrictions

None.

Preferred Citation

Aubrey R. Morris Collection of Richard B. Russell, Jr. Materials, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Processing Notes

Photographs interleaved with bond paper. Clipping photocopied onto bond paper for preservation.

User Restrictions

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Copyright Information

Before material from collections at the Richard B. Russell Library may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permission. Persons wishing to quote from materials in the Russell Library collection should consult the Director. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2008.


Related Materials

Access Points

Georgia--Politics and government.
Morris, Aubrey R., 1922-2010.
Photographs.
Russell, Richard B., (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971
United States--Congress--Senate.

Related Collections in this Repository

Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection

Clara Smith Collection of Richard B. Russell, Jr. Materials

Gilbert Fite Collection of Richard B. Russell, Jr. Research Files

William H. Jordan, Jr. Collection

WSB-TV, Georgia Giant Documentary Files

Related Collections in Other Repositories

News film Collection, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Award Collection, The University of Georgia

WSB Collection, Popular Music Collection, Special Collections Department, Georgia State University


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

Folder
1Three photographs of Richard B. Russell, Jr. and one of Aubrey R. Morris in addition to a clipping from the Atlanta Journal concerning Senator Russell's battle with lung cancer, 1969