Kent Morrison Papers
Scope and Contents
The Legal Services Program file contains materials related to Morrison's work during his tenure from 1972 to 1973 as Acting Chief of the Evaluation Division of the Office of Economic Opportunity’s Legal Services Program, and Special Assistant to the Director of that office.
The second series contains materials related to Morrison's tenure as Executive Director of El Paso Legal Assistance Society from 1971-1972.
- 1964 - 1975
- Morrison, Kent (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Kent Morrison was an attorney for the El Paso Legal Assistance Society in Texas and served as its Executive Director from 1971-1972. From 1972–1973, he was Acting Chief of the Evaluation Division of the Office of Legal Services (OLS) in the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) and Special Assistant to the Director. During his time at the OEO, he helped to transition OLS to the new Legal Services Corporation which was created by Congress in 1974.
Morrison received his law degree from Yale Law School and is currently practicing government contracts law in Washington, DC.
0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged into two series: Legal Services Program file and El Paso Legal Assistance Society.
- Cahn, Jean (Person)
- Cahn, Edgar S. (Person)
- National Legal Aid and Defender Association (Organization)
- Legal Services Corporation (Organization)
- Finding Aid for the Kent Morrison Papers (Coll. 4)
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