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MS Can 79

Morse, William Inglis, b. 1874, collector. William Inglis Morse collection of manuscripts concerning Canada, 1800-1937: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Can 79
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Morse, William Inglis, b. 1874, collector.
Title: William Inglis Morse collection of manuscripts concerning Canada,
Date(s): 1800-1937.
Quantity: 1 collection (3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Manuscripts about Nova Scotia collected by William Inglis Morse, a historian of the Maritime Provinces.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

46M-245, 46M-250, 46M-251, 46M-252, 46M-254, 46M-255, 46M-256, 46M-257, 46M-258, and 46M-259. Gift of Dr. William Inglis Morse, 17 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1947 April 10.
47M-242 and 47M-298. Gift of Dr. William Inglis Morse, 17 Fresh Pond Parkway Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1948 March 15 and April 17.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Inglis Morse Collection of Manuscripts Concerning Canada, 1800-1937 (MS Can 79). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Morse was a Nova Scotian and historian of the Maritime Provinces. He was a collector of Canadiana.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Includes manuscripts especially about Nova Scotia by Frank A. Doane, Albert Almon, and others. Also includes unsigned manuscript titled, [The] Thames ... ca.1800 apparently purchased in Nova Scotia and an unsigned English translation of a document from 1645 by the Compagnie de la Nouvelle France.

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