Elliston P. Morris letter
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Elliston Perot Morris (1980-1899) was the son of Marriott C. Morris and a graduate of Haverford College (class of 1922). He worked with the American Friends Service Committee after World War I, and was a conscientious objector during World War II. In 1942, he declined to register for the military draft, and was sentenced to prison for a year and a day. Morris lived in Feasterville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and was a member of the Religious Society of Friends. He died in 1980.
This collection includes a letter written to Elliston P. Morris by T. Edmund Harvey in 1921. In the letter, Harvey mentions his association with the War Victims' Relief Committee and Friends' Council for International Service. He also discusses serious a serious industrial crisis in England regarding unemployment.
This collection is arranged in a single folder.
The Elliston P. Morris letter was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1990.
Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed April, 2019.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Alexandra Stern
- Finding Aid Date
- April, 2019
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).