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Series I: Gifts, 1965-1969
Series II: Books by Richard B. Morris
Subseries II.1: U.S.A.: The History Nation
Subseries II.2: The Emerging Nations and the American Revolution
Subseries I1.3: The American Revolution, 1763-1783: A Bicentennial Collection
Subseries II.4: Seven Who Shaped Our Destiny: The Founding Fathers as Revolutionarues
Subseries II.5: Basic Documents on the Constitution and Confederation
At a Glance
Professional papers of Morris relating to his researches into various aspects of American legal history. The correspondence consists primarily of material relating to publications Morris edited or proposed for the Legal History Committee of the American Historical Association. Also included in the collection are the notes, drafts, proofs, and memoranda of his writings, as well as correspondence pertaining to the activities of the American Historical Association and other learned societies.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1963. Accession number--M-63.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
2020-01-25 Removed expired 1990 restricton. kws
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Gouverneur Morris Professor of History at Columbia University. Morris was Secretary of the Legal History Committee of the American Historical Association.