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Elliston P. Morris Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morris, Elliston P.
Includes correspondence of Elliston P. Morris with his cousin, regarding his views of conscientious objection; also newspaper clippings and a transcript of Morris's court hearing in 1942.

Dates

  • 1918, 1942-1968

Creator

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 folder.)

Biographical / Historical

Elliston P. Morris; Elliston Perot Morris; b. 1899, son of Marriott C. Morris; graduate of Haverford College, Class of 1922; worked with the American Friends Service Committee after World War I; conscientious objector to World War II: in 1942, he declined to register for the military draft, and was sentenced to prison for a year and a day; Morris lived in Feasterville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania and was a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers); d. 1980.
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