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Marriott C. Morris scrapbooks


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Marriott C. Morris (1863-1948) was born September 7, 1863, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Elliston P. Morris and Martha Canby. Morris married Jane G. Rhoads in June of 1897, and the couple had two children: Elliston Perot Morris (b. 1899), and Marriott Canby Morris (b. 1900). Morris died in 1948.

This collection is comprised of four volumes of Marriott C. Morris's scrapbooks. The scrapbooks are largely comprised of clippings, pamphlets, and brochures related to travel, bicycling, Haverford College, and the history of Philadelphia and Germantown.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
September, 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Vol. 1, 1879-1880.
Volume 1
Scope and Content note

Clippings concerning U.S. history, and clippings related to travel to China, Turkey, Germany, India, and France.

Vol. 2, 1881-1883.
Volume 2
Scope and Content note

Clippings concerning the illness and death of president Garfield, bicycling, travel, published poems, and Philadelphia history.

Vol. 3, 1883-1886.
Volume 3
Scope and Content note

Clippings related to travel, Philadelphia History, Oliver Cromwell, Haverford football, history of Germantown, bicycling, and poetry. Includes obituaries for Joseph Gurney Hill and Anthony Saunders Morris. This volume also includes materials related to Haverford College, including an invitation to Haverford College's "Trial and Cremation of Wheeler" (1885), meetings of the Loganian Society, and pamphlets on the Haverford College Semi-Centennial.

Vol. 4, 1886-1887.
Volume 4
Scope and Content note

Includes clippings related to the history of Germantown, travel in Bermuda, General Grant's travels, bicycling, a Haverford College brochure and campus map, and programmes for events in Bermuda, including the Annual Sports events, and a Regatta.

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