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Samuel F.B Morse letters and documents

Title
Samuel F.B Morse letters and documents, 1844-1872.
Author
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 4557Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Additional Authors
  • Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866.
  • Earle, Pliny, 1809-1892.
  • Gallaudet, Thomas, 1822-1902.
  • Wood, George, 1799-1870.
Description
.1 linear foot (1 folder)
Summary
A small collection of letters and documents of American artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse. Material consists of ten letters from Morse to George Wood, Theodore Dwight, Thomas Gallaudet, Pliny Earle, the New York Tribune, and others; an account of Morse's visit to Charleston, Massachusetts, in 1856 after an 18 year absence; a sketch made in court in 1855; and miscellaneous clippings, cut signatures, facsimiles, and photostats.
Genre/Form
Sketches.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Provenance (note)
  • Some material was originally part of the Ford Collection.
Call Number
MssCol 4557
OCLC
812936764
Author
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872.
Title
Samuel F.B Morse letters and documents, 1844-1872.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Provenance
Some material was originally part of the Ford Collection.
Occupation
Artists.
Inventors.
Added Author
Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866. Addressee
Earle, Pliny, 1809-1892. Addressee
Gallaudet, Thomas, 1822-1902. Addressee
Wood, George, 1799-1870. Addressee
Research Call Number
MssCol 4557
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