The Resource Tribute to Publisher William Younger Morgan,, (sound recording)

Tribute to Publisher William Younger Morgan,, (sound recording)

Label
Tribute to Publisher William Younger Morgan,, 1946 Dec. 21
Title
Tribute to Publisher William Younger Morgan,
Inclusive dates
1946 Dec. 21
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recording consists of a brief tribute to William Younger Morgan, owner, publisher, and editor of the Northern Neck News from Warsaw, Virginia, in commemoration of his 67th anniversary with the newspaper
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
William Younger Morgan, the son of James Madison and Frances Ann Garner Morgan, was born in Warsaw, Virginia, on November 21, 1865. Morgan was 13 when he started working at the Norther Neck News, soon after it was founded in 1879. He worked for one year for no pay, but by age 23, he was the editor and publisher of the paper. He married Clara Rebecca Walker of Westmoreland County on June 6, 1894. He retired from the Northern Neck News after 70 years in August 1949. Known to thousands of Virginians as "Uncle Billy," Morgan died in Warsaw on February 13, 1959.
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Label
Tribute to Publisher William Younger Morgan,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 5 min., 47 sec
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  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, June 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001514730
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55618941
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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