Rogers C. B. Morton Miscellaneous Papers,1863-1976

Descriptive Summary

Title
Rogers C. B. Morton Miscellaneous Papers,1863-1976
Creator
Morton, Rogers C. B., 1914
Extent
8 items
Subjects
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-
Cabinet officers-- United States-- Correspondence.
Historic buildings-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Presidents-- United States-- Election-- 1964-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Kentucky native, U.S. senator from Md., secretary of the interior, and secretary of commerce. Papers contain routine political correspondence. Of particular interest is Morton's 1 Nov. 1963 letter to John W. Steffey, chairman of the Maryland Draft Goldwater Committee, declining a spot on the advisory committee because he wants to go to the convention uncommitted