- About Us
The Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections acquires, preserves and digitizes a rich array of historic materials. More than one million items – from manuscripts, rare books, photographs, and more – serve the diverse research needs of academics, casual researchers, and individuals seeking information on the history of the K-State community.
Located on the 5th floor of Hale Library, Special Collections is committed to enhancing and expanding its holdings in support of its teaching, learning, and academic research community.
About the Benefactors
The Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections would not be possible without the generous support of Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse.Richard and Marjorie dedicated their time and energy to improving K-State Libraries as leaders in the Friends of K-State Libraries organization and by enhancing the collections and programs of the Special Collections Department.
In recognition of their financial support of Special Collections and involvement with the Consumer Movement Archives, the Richard L.D and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections was named in their honor in 1997.