Guide to the Papers of Millett Morgan, 1937 - 2000Manuscript MS-1027

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Title:

Guide to the Papers of Millett Morgan, 1937 - 2000

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1027

Collection Dates:

1937 - 2000

Size of Collection:

47 boxes (70.5 lin. ft.)

Abstract:

Millett G. Morgan (1915-2002), Dartmouth College Professor of Electrical Engineering. Contains academic papers, correspondence, notes, invoices, calculations, measurements, photographs, newspaper clippings, reports, resolutions, agendas, minutes, memos, data sheets, maps, brochures, contracts, disclosures, charts, ledgers, diagrams, telegrams, insurance forms, proposals, station manuals, transparencies, student assignments, student papers, exams, rosters, lecture notes, itineraries, programs, receipts, tickets and invitations. Documents Morgan's work as a radio physicist and professor at the Thayer School of Engineering.

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Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

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Introduction to the Collection

The papers of Millett G. Morgan contain academic papers, correspondence, notes, invoices, calculations, measurements, photographs, newspaper clippings, reports, resolutions, agendas, minutes, memos, data sheets, maps, brochures, contracts, disclosures, charts, ledgers, diagrams, telegrams, insurance forms, proposals, station manuals, transparencies, student assignments, student papers, exams, rosters, lecture notes, itineraries, programs, receipts, tickets and invitations. The papers document Morgan's tenure as a Professor in the Thayer School of Engineering. Of Note is Morgan's work with the International Scientific Radio Union (URSI) and research on naturally occurring radio waves called "whistlers". Additional materials on the Thayer school administration and funding proposals round out the collection.

Biography

Millett G. Morgan (1915-2002), Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of Research at the Thayer School. Morgan earned his doctorate at Stanford and became a prominent radio physicist conducting ionospheric research.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Papers, circa 1937 - circa 1990

Papers

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Box: 1, Dates: circa 1975-1985

Academic papers, correspondence, notes, invoices, documents Morgan's work on Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances

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Box: 2, Dates: circa 1961-1980

Academic papers, calculations, measurements, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence document TID Whistlers and Deception Island.

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Box: 3, Dates: circa. 1962-1970

Reports, resolutions, minutes, correspondence, memos, notes. Documents Morgan's work with the International Scientific Radio Union (URSI)

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Box: 4, Dates: Circa. 1950-1966

Reports, resolutions, minutes, correspondence, memos, notes, publications academic papers. Documents Morgan's work with the International Scientific Radio Union (URSI) and radio science, papers presented by Morgan.

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Box: 5, Dates: Circa 1937-1974

Correspondence, memos, notes, publications academic papers. Documentspapers presented by Morgan as well as Morgan's work with the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) and with the Ionospheric Physics Panel.

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Box: 6, Dates: Circa. 1955-1960

Reports, minutes, agenda memos, correspondence, data sheets. Documents International Geophysics Year and work with the International Bureau of Standards, Whistler Data and Television and Radio.

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Box: 7, Dates: Circa 1950-1969

Maps, memos, correspondence, reports, brochures, contracts, invoices, disclosures. Document Television and Radio work, Squid and Radio Propagation.

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Box: 8, Dates: Circa 1960-1969

Memos, reports, academic papers, notes, charts, maps, correspondence. Documents work done at the Thayer School, with URSI.

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Box: 9, Dates: 1960-1987

Memos, correspondence, datasheets, academic papers, notes, invoices, financials. Documents a wide variety of work including specific equipment, Whistlers and stations.

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Box: 10, Dates: 1950s-1980s

Correspondence, telegrams, notes, invoices. Documents Whistler stations around the world.

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Box: 11, Dates: 1950s-`1980s

Correspondence, telegrams, notes, invoices. Documents Whistler stations around the world.

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Box: 12, Dates: 1952-1972

Correspondence, telegrams, notes, invoices, diagrams, data, notes . Documents Whistler stations around the world and includes Morgan's research files.

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Box: 13, Dates: 1952-1974

Contracts, insurance forms, financials, reports, proposals . Documents insurance, property and retired NASA grants.

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Box: 14, Dates: 1972-1963

Contracts, financials, reports, proposals. Retired NASA grants.

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Box: 15, Dates: 1970s

Contracts, financials, reports, proposals. End of retired NASA grants beginning of Retired Air Force grants and contracts.

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Box: 16, Dates: 1970s

Contracts, financials, reports, proposals. Retired Air Force grants.

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Box: 17, Dates: 1962-1971

Contracts, financials, reports, proposals. Retired NSF grants.

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Box: 18, Dates: 1948-1970

Contracts, financials, reports, proposals, station manuals, diagrams, notes, correspondence, invoices. Retired NSF grants, retired Army Eng. grants, retired Navy grants. Aslo includes more on Whistler and Whistler stations.

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Box: 19, Dates: Circa 1940s-1970

Station manuals, diagrams, notes, correspondence, invoices, reports, insurance documents, transparencies, post cards. Documents Whistler and Whistler stations and early Thayer course materials, URSI work and some personal relationships.

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Box: 20, Dates: Circa 1966-1985

Contracts, financials, reports, proposals. Retired misc. grants.

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Box: 21, Dates: 1958-1968

Contracts, financials, reports, proposals, correspondence, memos, article reprints. Retired misc. grants and general files including IEEE, IGY, IRE and files on individuals.

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Box: 22, Dates: Circa, 1963-1979

Correspondence, memos, article reprints, academic papers. General files including NAS, NSF, personnel, polar research, Radio Physics Laboratory and files on individuals.

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Box: 23, Dates: Circa 1942-1970

Correspondence, memos, article reprints, academic papers. General files including Radio Physic Laboratory, Deans search Thayer, personnel files, security for defense contracts.

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Box: 24, Dates: 1942-1992

Correspondence, memos, article reprints, academic papers, curricular materials. General files including Seminar to Thayer School.

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Box: 25, Dates: 1960-1990s

Correspondence, memos, article reprints, academic papers, curricular materials, correspondence, grade sheets, student and personnel forms. General files Thayer School and personnel files.

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Box: 26, Dates: 1960-1973

Initaries, correspondence, programs, memos, reciepts, tickets and invitations, curricular material, maps, proposals, financials, reports. Documents various trips, primarily professional taken by Morgan as well as NASA grants.

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Box: 27, Dates: Circa 1965-1980

Proposals, financials, reports correspondence and memos, invoices, contracts. Documents NSF grants and various rejected grant proposals. Also includes series current material, inactive property and reports.

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Box: 28, Dates: Circa 1958-1970

Correspondence, notes, papers, reciepts, meeting minutes diagrams, reports, memos, cards. Documents personnel, faculty meetings and Thayer school administration, military testing on Fiji (Starfish and Kingfish).

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Box: 29, Dates: Circa 1934-1987

Memos, correspondence, proposals, reports, diagrams, charts, graphs, minutes logs. Materials taken from Morgans desk drawer file. Document grants, early work, Thayer School administration, radio, Whistlers.

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Box: 30, Dates: Cira 1953-1976

Account ledgers--possibly for specific grant projects.

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Series 2, Addendum, circa 1940 - 2000

Addendum

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Box: 31, Dates: 1968-1997

Includes official and personal correspondence, Dartmouth informational publications, data listings, records, data sheets, billing records, receipts, faculty information, symposium information, and funding information relating to Dr. Morgan's work at Dartmouth.

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  • Folder: 1, Account Distributions, n/a
  • Folder: 2, Postal Information, 1969-1988
  • Folder: 3, Telephone Log, 1980-1993
  • Folder: 4, Telephone Log (Credit card), 1979
  • Folder: 5, Adams, G. W., 1986-1987
  • Folder: 6, Biography - MGM, 1975-1979
  • Folder: 7, Books, 1980-1987
  • Folder: 8, Calendar - serial days, n/a
  • Folder: 9, Capital Equipment Inventory, 1985
  • Folder: 10, Carlson, H.C., 1987-1988
  • Folder: 11, Cook Record -, 1975
  • Folder: 12, Course Records, 1980
  • Folder: 13, Crowley, Geoff, 1990-1991
  • Folder: 14, CRREL, 1975
  • Folder: 15, Faculty Information, 1979-1996
  • Folder: 16, Graduate Student Information, 1988-1996
  • Folder: 17, Data Lists - ionosondes, 1968-1993
  • Folder: 18, Expenses - non MGM (including travel), 1976-1983
  • Folder: 19, Expenses - MGM (including travel), 1989-1990
  • Folder: 20, Expenses (reimbursable), 1993-1995
  • Folder: 21, Faculty Appointments - inquiries, 1973
  • Folder: 22, Farewell Data, 1970-1975
  • Folder: 23, Film Tech, 1987
  • Folder: 24, Tom George, 1988
  • Folder: 25, Grants and Contracts regulations, 1993
  • Folder: 26, John Griffith, 1994-1995
  • Folder: 27, Hanover (Field Station), 1977-1987
  • Folder: 28, Hanover (Field Station) - Electricity, 1979-1997
  • Folder: 29, Hanover (Field Station) - Insurance, 1972-1992
  • Folder: 30, Hanover (Field Station) - Oil, 1978-1992
  • Folder: 31, Hanover (Field Station) - Snow Plowing, 1988
  • Folder: 32, Hanover (Field Station) - Telephone, 1988-1994
  • Folder: 33, IAGA Paper 1973 Kyoto, 1973
  • Folder: 34, INAG Bulletin, 1989
  • Folder: 35, Ionosonde clock corrections, 1985-1986
  • Folder: 36, Ionosonde Film Labels, 1985
  • Folder: 37, W.C. Johnson, 1977-1992
  • Folder: 38, Kiewit, 1978-1986
  • Folder: 39, J. LaBelle, 1996
  • Folder: 40, Letterhead paper - Thayer School and USNC - URSI, n/a
  • Folder: 41, Letters, 1975
  • Folder: 42, Library, 1991-1993
  • Folder: 43, Lyman, 1986-1996
  • Folder: 44, Lyman - Pub. Serv. Co. - Lancaster, 1987-1997
  • Folder: 45, Magafile Co., 1967
  • Folder: 46, David McGaw, 1995-1997
  • Folder: 47, 1998 Meetings Jan. 5-9 URSI Boulder, 1998
  • Folder: 48, 1997 Meetings Jul 13-18 URSI, IEEE - Ap. 5 Montreal, 1997
  • Folder: 49, 1996 Meetings Jan.9-13 URSI Boulder; Jul. 21-26 URSI, IEEE Ap. 5 Baltimore, 1996
  • Folder: 50, Meriwether, John W., 1990
  • Folder: 51, MGM - bio sheets 91.5, n/a
  • Folder: 52, MONSEE, 1969-1977
  • Folder: 53, NASA - Disposition of OGO tapes, 1970-1981
  • Folder: 54, New Zealand Magnetospheric Symposium 77.0124-28, 1975-1977
  • Folder: 55, Northfield, 1986-1996
  • Folder: 56, NSF TID's 1991 Oct. CEDAR ATM 92-02102, 1991-1992
  • Folder: 57, NSF TID's 1991 Oct. CEDAR - spares, 1991-1992
  • Folder: 58, NSF TID's 1991 Mar. - FISCAL ATM 9114707, 1992-1997
  • Folder: 59, NSF CEDAR Proposal 1990 Oct. ATM 91-02970, 1991
  • Folder: 60, NSF TID's 1990 Jun. ATM 90-19866, 1990-1991
  • Folder: 61, NSF ATM 87-11628, 1987-1990
  • Folder: 62, NSF IMS Meeting, 1979
  • Folder: 63, ONR - TID's, 1973-1974
  • Folder: 64, Perkin Fund, 1982

Box: 32, Dates: 1962-1997

Includes memos, correspondence, assignments, lab information, fiscal records, purchase orders, faculty information, and recorded data from several Dartmouth organizations and partnerships, including the Dartmouth Radiophysics laboratory, Thayer School of Engineering, the Whistler observational station, and the U.S. Army and Air Force.

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Box: 33, Dates: 1960-1990

Contains biographical information including Morgan's CV, personal letters, faculty reports, lists of theses Morgan supervised, awards won, publication lists, and overseas travel. In addition to this, there are DC proposals, departmental information, announcements, letters and correspondences with fellow Dartmouth faculty. Miscellaneous files ibnclude book advertisements, articles, publications, reports, policies, bills, plans, calendars, and research information. All the folders are organized alphabetically.

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Box: 34, Dates: 1958-1994

Contain publications, records, reports, newspaper clippings, information and records of DC and its administration, letters from colleagues, information on the Thayer School, publications, memos and pamphlets. Also included are materials pretaining to conferences, professional organizations, and professional research.

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Box: 35, Dates: circa 1972-1992

Contains personal and professional correspondence, magazine clippings, pamphlets, proposal reviews, scientific reports, as well as publications and documents pertaining to the Thayer school and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical School. The box is organized alphabetically.

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Box: 36, Dates: 1959-1996

Contains personal and professional correspondence, papers concerning government work, reports, DC policy, personnel and hiring information, memos, press release, articles, radiophysics and other research, papers, pamphlets, reviews, professional organization information and publications, and a foreign stamp collection. The files are arranged alphabetically.

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Box: 37

Contains power line maps, professional correspondence, articles, reports, instruction manuals, maps, facility information, professional correspondence, federal and other applications, data charts, circuit sketches, surveys, reports. Also included is a series of folders containing information, letters, and articles concerning foreign countries and their science and engineering programs and facilities. These files are organized by research site and by country alphabetically.

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Box: 38, Dates: 1952 - circa 1980

Contains country files that reflect correspondence, articles, relevent research information, periodicals from scientific organizations, publications, and film. Also included is a series of maps relevent to his research on astrophysics. The files are arranged alphabetically by place (country or state).

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Box: 39, Dates: circa 1960- circa 1970

Contains papers relating to the OGO (Orbiting Geophysical Observatory) project as well as reports, manuals, logs, correspondence, and data. The files are arranged alphabetically.

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Box: 40, Dates: 1960s- circa 1970

Contains papers relating to the OGO (Orbiting Geophysical Observatory) project and include correspondence, instrumentation booklets, reports, experiment background, data, findings, NASA contracts, proposals, meeting notes, procedural booklets, staff information, and an OGO Project summary and bibliography. The files are arranged alphabetically, beginning with the D section and continuing into the F section.

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Box: 41, Dates: circa 1940 - circa 1990

Contains papers relavant to several areas of Dr. Morgan's work. First, one section relates to his work with the OGO (Orbiting Geophysical Observatory) project, including information related to the launch, equipment, experiment testing, and future testing. Secondly, the box contains graduate course records and materials, followed by undergraduate course records and materials. The undergraduate course records include several subjects and levels. Thirdly, the box includes information relating to the Aerospace Corporation, as well as spare copies of information from the National Science Foundation. The OGO section of the box is arranged alphabetically.

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Box: 42, Dates: circa 1980

Includes profesional correspondence, notes from NASA subcommittees, conferences, lab books, summaries of raw data (calculations, observations, etc.), and research proposals. The subcommittee files are organized alphabetically.

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Box: 43, Dates: Circa 1985-2000

Contains articles, reports, data, research, pictures, and professional correspondences relating to his astrophysics and electrical-engineering research. Also includes letters, speeches, articles, professional invoices, memos, technical plans, specifications, and proposals.

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Box: 44, Dates: 1978-1984

Contains reports and data-findings relating to his astrophysics and electrical-engineering research. Also includes purchase orders, expense and reimbursement receipts.

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Box: 45, Dates: 1985-1986

Contains Kodak RAR film and photographic paper, all dated, much undeveloped, from Morgan's experimentation through 1985 and 1986.

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Box: 46, Dates: 1985-1986

Contains Kodak RAR film and photographic paper, all dated, much undeveloped, from Morgan's experimentation through 1985 and 1986.

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Box: 47, Dates: 1984-1985

Contains Kodak RAR film and photographic paper, all dated, much undeveloped, from Morgan's experimentation through 1984 and 1985.

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