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Alonzo J. Morley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2069

Scope and Contents

Papers, audiotapes, lantern slides, and artifacts, including hearing and recording devices, relating to his work in speech and hearing at Brigham Young University. Some items, including magazines, relate to his travel and community interests. Includes recordings of oral history interviews with his mother, Maria J. Morley; also recording of funeral of his mother-in-law, Myrtle M. Stewart. Also includes components to multimedia presentation by Sir Victor Negus of London.

Dates

  • approximately 1930-1987

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Alonzo J. Morley papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Alonzo J. Morley (1903-1995) was a member of Brigham Young University faculty beginning in 1928. Received Ph.D. in speech pathology from University of Iowa. Taught at BYU for fifty-four years, including classes in drama and debate. Founded speech and hearing clinic at BYU.

Extent

9 cartons (9 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

Papers, audiotapes, lantern slides, and artifacts, including hearing and recording devices, relating to his work in speech and hearing at BYU.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2069.xml

Custodial History

Victor Negus presentation donated by Alonzo J. Morley, 1987. Remainder of collection donated by Morley's daughter, Marilyn M. Washburn, 1998. In a few instances items, including family audio recordings, were copied and originals returned to Marilyn Washburn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Alonzo J. Morley; 1987.

Donated; Marilyn M. Washburn; 1998.

Appraisal

Personal papers of students, faculty, staff which relate to the university's work.

Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Brian D. Reeves; 2001.
Title
Register of the Alonzo J. Morley papers
Status
Completed
Author
Brian D. Reeves
Date
2001
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States