Harvey Morris Historical sketches
S989
1 and 10 Dec. 1936
1 folder

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Processed by: Christina Baich, April 2006


Biographical Note:

Harvey Morris was born around 1852 in Salem, Indiana. He studied law under S. B. Voyles. In 1901, he married Martha Tucks. Morris practiced law for fifty-five years. He was also active in local and state politics and edited the “True Blue Republican.” Morris had a great interest in the history of Washington County, Indiana, and wrote several articles and books about the area. He died on June 23, 1937, in Salem.

Source:
Thompson, Donald E., comp. Indiana Authors and their Books, 1967-1980. Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College, 1981.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection contains two of Morris’ historical sketches of Washington County, Indiana. The first is about the Washington Academy, a log schoolhouse located on State Road 56 between Salem and Canton. The second records major firsts in Salem, Washington County, Indiana.


Item Listing:

1936 Dec. 1 “Washington Academy,” typescript, 4 p.
1936 Dec. 10 “Historical Events,” typescript, 3 p.
   

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 folder (2 items)

Collection Dates:

1 and 10 December 1936

Provenance:

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Morris, 10 December 1936 and 5 July 1937

Access: This collection is open for research.

Restrictions:

None

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.  Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.

Language Materials are entirely in English

Alternate Formats:

None

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