Samuel Buckley Morris letterbooks
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.
- Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) (Person)
The collection is open for research use.
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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.
0.2 Linear Feet (2 volumes)
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.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
- Samuel B. Morris letterbooks, 1815-1842
- Kara Flynn
- August, 2015
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