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Morgan family papers, 1811-1956

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0899
Bib ID 4079132 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Morgan family
Title Morgan family papers, 1811-1956
Physical Description 1 box (1 box (50 items))
Language(s) English .

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Miscellaneous papers of the Morgan family. Correspondents include Cornelius N. Bliss, Charles Foster, Benjamin Harrison, Temple R. Hollcroft, Herbert Hoover, Levi P. Morton, William H. Seward, and members of the Morgan family. Also, early land deeds and newspaper clippings.

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Morgan family papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Bliss, Cornelius N., 1875-1949 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Families -- Connecticut -- Groton Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Families -- New York (State) -- Aurora Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Foster, Charles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hollcroft, Temple Rice, 1889- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Legislators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morgan, Christopher Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morgan, Edwin Barber Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morton, Levi P (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Real property -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Seward, William H (William Henry), 1801-1872 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Family of Aurora, N. Y., descendants of Christopher Morgan of Groton, Conn. Edwin Barber Morgan (1806-1881) and Christopher Morgan (1808-1877) were members of Congress before the Civil War. Edwin was elected to the Thirty-third (as a Whig), Thirty-fourth (as a Whig), and Thirty-fifth Congresses (as a Republican) (1853-1859); Christopher was elected to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-senveth Congresses (as a Whig) (1839-1843).