Margaret Eliza Vance Morris

Margaret Eliza Vance Morris Clippings
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Jamie Dunn, May 2013


Biographical Note:

Margaret Eliza Vance Morris was born about 1803 in Ohio, the daughter of Lawrenceburg founder Samuel C. Vance and Mary Morris (Lawrence) Vance.  Morris married Lazarus Noble, December 31, 1823.  Noble died September 29, 1825, and Morris later married Bethuel F. Morris.

William Hamilton Lazarus Noble was born in 1825 to Lazarus Noble and Margaret Eliza Vance Morris.  He attended Wabash College in the early 1840s.  Noble died in 1877.


Information Found within Collection
“1850 U.S. Census.”  National Archives and Records Administration.  May 15, 2013.
“Lazarus Noble Grave.”  Find a Grave.  May 15, 2013.
“William H. L. Noble Grave.”  Find a Grave.  May 15, 2013.
Vance, Samuel C., Papers.  Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis.  May 15, 2013.

Scope and Content:

The collection contains newspaper clippings of the “A Hoosier Listening Post” column by Kate Milner Rabb.  The selected columns ran in the Indianapolis Star in September and October 1930.  Rabb reprinted substantial excerpts of letters from Margaret Eliza Vance Morris to William Hamilton Lazarus Noble written in the 1840s while Noble was at Wabash College.  Rabb obtained the letters from Mrs. Ferris Taylor, granddaughter of Morris.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1.  Morris, Margaret Eliza Vance Clippings

1930 Sept-Oct Newspaper clippings from the Indianapolis Star

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: September to October 1930
Provenance:  Unknown
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
Alternate Formats: 
Related Holdings: L117 Noble, Lazarus
Collection Notes: 

MA BA 7-12-2013