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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Morris, Gretchen S. 1901-1986. Papers, 1951.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 238



Morris, Gretchen S. 1901-1986. Papers 1951. SMHC Manuscript Collection 238. 1 Folder.

Abstract:

The Gretchen S. Morris collection consists of her master thesis that Morris wrote at the University of Michigan, regarding the development of a faculty handbook at Mankato State Teachers College in 1951. The thesis contains the handbook in the second part.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:

Gretchen Morris was born in Minnesota in 1901. She joined the staff at Mankato State Teachers College as an accountant for the business office, and was promoted to the president's office four years later. She assisted Presidents C. L. Crawford and James Nickerson. While at Mankato State Teachers College, she also enrolled as a student and she graduated in 1949. She then enrolled at the University of Michigan where she received her master's degree. During her time at Mankato State College Morris worked hard on the university status for the campus and the research she did led to legislative attempts to get the university status for Mankato State College. Gretchen retired in 1969, after doctors orders and moved to Florida. Gretchen Morris died on February 27, 1986 at her home in Florida.

Information about Gretchen Morris gathered from her file in the University Advancement Collection, MSU ARC 200.

Scope and Content:

The Gretchen S. Morris collection consists of her master thesis that Morris wrote at the University of Michigan, regarding the development of a faculty handbook at Mankato State Teachers College in 1951. The thesis contains the handbook in the second part.

Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

Morris, Gretchen S. 1901-1986. Papers, 1951. SMHC Manuscript Collection 238, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Mankato State University donated this collection in June 1986.

Processed By:

Heather Harren processed this collection in February 2011.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about the Morris, Gretchen S. Papers available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Morris, Gretchen S. 1901-1986.
Master's Thesis.
Mankato State Teachers College .