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Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944

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BOX 53 REEL 26 Family Correspondence, 1906-1941
Correspondence of Leila Livingston Morse and other family members.
Arranged alphabetically by family member and chronologically therein.
BOX 53 REEL 26 Morse, Leila Livingston (granddaughter), 1928-1941, undated
Other family members, 1906-1932, undated
BOX 54-58 REEL 26-31 Letterbooks, 1854-1872
Letterpress copies of letters sent. Several volumes are indexed.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 54* REEL 29 1854, June 2-1855, Oct. 8
* Filmed out of sequence
BOX 54* REEL 27 1855, Oct. 8-1857, Oct. 23 (2 vols.)
* Filmed out of sequence
BOX 55* REEL 26-27 1858, Dec. 22-1860, July 6
* Filmed out of sequence
BOX 56* REEL 29 1860, May 24-1862, Feb. 18
* Filmed out of sequence
1861, June 14-1863, Nov. 26
1862, Feb. 21-1863, Nov. 30
BOX 56* REEL 28 1863, Nov. 26-1865, July 22
* Filmed out of sequence
BOX 57* REEL 28 1865, June 7-1866, June 19
* Filmed out of sequence
BOX 57* REEL 30 1866, Sept. 29-1868, Feb. 17
* Filmed out of sequence
1868, Feb. 24-1868, Nov. 21
BOX 58 REEL 31 1868, Dec. 1-1870, June 23
1870, June 30-1871, Oct. 11
1871, June 24-1872, Mar. 14
BOX 59-60 REEL 32-33 Diaries and Notebooks, 1805-circa 1840
Diaries arranged chronologically, and notebooks arranged by subject.
BOX 59 REEL 32 Diaries
1805, Jan. 28-Oct. 2
1811, July 13-1815, Oct. 18
1829, Dec. 22-1831, July 31
(38 vols.)
BOX 60 REEL 33 1831, Aug. 2- Sept. 12
(5 vols.)
Fragments
Notebooks
Photography, circa 1840
Art
Miscellaneous
BOX 61-66 REEL 33-34 Scrapbooks, Clippings, and Newspapers, 1815-1944
Bound and loose newspaper clippings, newspapers, and broadsides.
Grouped by type of material and arranged in approximate chronological order.
BOX 61 REEL 33 Scrapbooks
1838-1869
(3 vols.)
BOX 62 REEL 33 1845-1861 See Oversize
BOX 63 REEL 33 Bound clippings on the telegraph
1842-1861
BOX 64 REEL 34 1862-1872
BOX 65not filmed Unbound newspaper clippings, 1832-1944
BOX 66not filmed Newspapers, 1815-1944
BOX 67-70 REEL 34 Printed Matter, 1823-1944
Books, pamphlets, magazines, and broadsides.
Arranged by subject matter.
BOX 67 REEL 34 Art and miscellaneous subjects, 1826-1944, undated
BOX 68-69 REEL 34 Telegraph, 1823-1944, undated
BOX 70 REEL 34 Biographical material on Morse
BOX 71-72 REEL 34-35 Miscellany, circa 1830-1944
Correspondence, notes, maps, drawings, radio scripts, menus, broadsides, speeches, genealogical records, poems, prayers, handwritten religious tracts, papers of Louis Clausing, resolutions, and a telegraphic message tape.
BOX 71 REEL 34 Award certificate
Drawings and sketches
First telegraphic message, 24 May 1844 See Oversize
Fragments of correspondence, Morse code tape, and posters
Genealogical record
Invitations and programs
Maps See also Oversize
Notes
Notes regarding telegraph and patent controversy
Manuscript, Confessions of a French Catholic Priest, 1837
Manuscript re controversy with Charles D. Jackson regarding the invention of the telegraph
BOX 72 REEL 35 Papers of Louis Clausing
Passport
Patent certificate to Alexander Bain for improvement in electric telegraph
Poems
Prints and photographs
Prospectus for the European and American Submarine Telegraph Co.
Radio scripts
Reports
Resolution of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York re death of Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 1872 See Oversize
Speeches and writings of persons other than Morse
Unidentified correspondence concerning telegraph revenues and improvements
BOX 73 REEL 1 Addition, 1807-1871
Original and reproduced correspondence, photograph of a portrait, and printed matter.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
Microfilm shelf no. 6,295A.
BOX 73 REEL 1 Correspondence
Microfilm of selected family letters, 1816-1870, reprocessed and refilmed See also Container 52, Reels 25-26
Microfilm shelf no. 6,295A
not filmed Original
Harris, David P., 1865
Huger, Benjamin, 1855
Lanman, Charles, 1870
Morse, Sidney E., 1827-1868
(3 folders)
Nicholson, Charles G., 1871
Photocopies of Morse's letters held by the New-York Historical Society, New York, N.Y., 1807-1868, undated
(4 folders)
Photograph of a portrait, undated
Printed matter, 1827
BOX OV 1-OV 3 Oversize, 1844-1872
Scrapbook, first telegraphic message, maps, and resolution re death of Morse.
Organized and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed. Microfilmed in their original locations.
BOX OV 1 Scrapbooks, Clippings, and Newspapers
Scrapbooks
1845-1861 (Container 62, Reel 33)
BOX OV 2 Miscellany
First telegraphic message, 24 May 1844 (Container 71, Reel 34)
BOX OV 3 Maps, 1854-1855, undated (Container 71, Reel 34)
Resolution of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York re death of Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 1872 (Container 72, Reel 35)

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