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Samuel Buckley Morris letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-015

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the letterbooks of Samuel B. Morris. The first volume contains business correspondence; the second volume contains both business and personal correspondence.

Dates

  • 1815-1842

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Samuel Buckley Morris (1791-1859) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Quakers Luke Wistar and Elizabeth Buckley Morris. Samuel B. Morris became a member of the shipping firm of Waln & Morris in Philadelphia. He was one of the first directors of the Philadelphia Saving Fund Society. Morris was one of the founders of Haverford College, a manager of Friends Asylum, and served on the Committee for Westtown School from 1843 until his death in 1859.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Samuel Buckley Morris was a Philadelphia area Quaker and one of the founders of Haverford College. This collection contains two volumes of his letterbooks. The first volume contains business correspondence; the second volume contains both business and personal correspondence.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1008 Morris-Sansom family papers
  • HC.MC.975.01.050 Samuel B. Morris diary
  • HC.MC.975.02.030 Morris family letterbook
  • HC.MC.975.08.018 Morris family financial records
  • HC.MC.975.08.019 Ann Haines financial records

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
Title
Samuel B. Morris letterbooks, 1815-1842
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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