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Morris T. Whitmore papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 387

Scope and Contents

Morris Whitmore paperd document his time working as a buildings appraisor in Chicago, and the daily logs of his time as Constructing Quartermaster Camp Polk and Camp Stewart, 1941, daily personal journal of Major M.T. Whitmore, Constructing Quartermaser, Camp SAvannah, Georgia.

Includes Aprasial Unit Tables for various Chicago apartment buildings, modern office spaces, and skyscrapers, 1931. This was used by the Board of Assessors, Cook County, IL. Includes information on structure, foundations, enclosure, interior, mechanical equipment, and costs associated. In addition, it includes average costs for multi-story apartment buildings.

Daily log and miscellaneous from Camp Stewart, GA. Includes Whitmore's personal journal from December 31, 1940 to September 30, 1941. Map showing Camp Stewart Anti Aircraft Firing Center, correspondance with personnel of J.B. McCrary Engineering Corporation, civilian employee records, key plan for Camp Stewart, plans for heavy bomber stations, and miscellaneous operational sites estimated costs.

Telephone conversation transcript between Major Horowitz and Major Whitmore, October 20, 1941 at Camp Polk, LA. A cost comparison analysis between Camp Polk and Camp Stewart, Daily logs of meetings and phone calls from October 20, 1941 to June 3. 1942.


  • 1920-1941


Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Material in this collection is in the public domain. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical or Historical Information

Morris T. Whitmore was originally a member of the '18 class but upon the out-break of the war he answered his country's call at the First Offi- cers Training Camp. After two years service he graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering in 1920.


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  • 2020-09-24: Collection identifier updated from 000mtw1 to MSA 387 by Grace Anderson.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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