MORTON, Rogers Clark Ballard, 1914-1979


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

University of Kentucky Libraries
Division of Special Collections and Archives, The Wendell H. Ford Research Center and Public Policy Archives
Lexington, KY
Papers: 1939-1976, 171 cubic feet.
The papers contain the office files of Louisville, Kentucky, native Rogers Morton while he served as a member of Congress from Maryland, Republican National Committee Chairman (1969-1971), Secretary of the Interior and Commerce, and advisor to the presidential campaign of Gerald R. Ford. The papers contain correspondence, photographs, oral histories, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. These papers provide valuable information on the presidency of Richard M. Nixon. A published guide is available in the library and online.


Gerald R. Ford Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1975-1976, 2.4 linear feet.
The papers document the work of Rogers Morton and his assistant, Timothy Austin, in advising the President in the period between February and April 1976. As a Counselor to the President, Morton often advised the President on a variety of issues, but his files focus on political affairs, especially White House liaison with the Republican National Committee and the President Ford Committee and the Ford - Reagan contest for the Republican presidential nomination. A finding aid is available in the library and online.


Hagley Museum and Library
Manuscripts and Archives Department
Greenville, DE
Papers: In the Crawford H. Greenewalt Papers, 1948-1992, 44 linear feet.
Subjects include Rogers Morton. An unpublished finding aid is available in the repository.


University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the Horace M. Albright Papers, 1955-1971, 1 box.
The papers include photocopies of letters from Wallace L. Cadwallader and Secretary of the Interior Rogers C.B. Morton from 1971.