The Resource Robert B. Morton papers

Robert B. Morton papers

Label
Robert B. Morton papers, 1973-1994
Title
Robert B. Morton papers
Inclusive dates
1973-1994
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Robert B. Morton papers include correspondence (personal, professional, and with William L. Norton), materials relating to the Tenth Circuit Judicial Coference and the Wichita Bar Foundation, and case files from his association with Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock and Kennedy, Chtd. The bulk of the collection focuses on Morton's association with the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, including bank statements, checks, deposits, committee work, legislative activity, meetings, and publications
Note
Forms part of: National bankruptcy archives
Is part of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Biographical or historical data
Robert Ball Morton earned his LL.B. from the University of Kansas in 1935. He entered private practice where he remained until the outbreak of World War II at which time he joined the marines. From 1950 to 1951 Morton served as a judge in the 18th Judicial District Court of Sedgwick County, Kansas. In 1953 he was appointed to the Board of Regents at the University of Wichita. He remained on the Board until 1964, during which time he helped to integrate the institution into the Kansas state university system. He also seved as special legal counsel to Wichita from 1955 to 1962. From 1962 to 1986 Morton served as a judge in the United States Bankruptcy Court. Upon his retirement from the court Morton worked for the firm Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock and Kennedy, Chtd. Throughout his career Morton was active in many legal and bankruptcy organizations, most notably the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, where he presided as President from 1975 to 1976, and as Treasurer from 1980 to 1982
Cataloging source
PU-L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1912-2005
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morton, Robert Ball
Index
index present
Language note
Materials in English
Literary form
non fiction
Location of other archival material
Wichita State University, Dept. of Special Collections
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Norton, William L., Jr., 1923-
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wichita Bar Foundation
  • Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock and Kennedy, Chtd
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy lawyers
Label
Robert B. Morton papers
Instantiates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide to the Robert B. Morton papers can be found at: www.law.upenn.edu/bll/archives/xml/morton.xml
Extent
  • c. 3,000 items,
  • 3
Governing access note
The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Mary Davies Scott in 2004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
07-B1132
Terms governing use
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law
Type of unit
cu. ft
Label
Robert B. Morton papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide to the Robert B. Morton papers can be found at: www.law.upenn.edu/bll/archives/xml/morton.xml
Extent
  • c. 3,000 items,
  • 3
Governing access note
The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Mary Davies Scott in 2004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
07-B1132
Terms governing use
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law
Type of unit
cu. ft

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