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Morse, William Inglis, 1874-1952



  • Existence: June 4, 1874-June 5, 1952

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William Inglis Morse collection

Call Number: MS 1192
Overview: The collection consists of autograph letters, business papers, and legal papers, in French and English, almost all to or by Canadians. The papers also contain an account book of Morse's transactions with the Yale Art Library and correspondence relating to the Howe family of Nova Scotia, chiefly Joseph Howe's duel with John Croke Halliburton.
Dates: 1710-1947

William Inglis Morse Lantern Slide Collection

Call Number: VRC 172
Overview: Collection consists of lantern slides of travels in 1926 and 1927 (and possibly other years), as well as didactic material possibly used for lecturing. The travels appear to be those of the William Inglis Morse family (as marked on some of the slides), of Lynn, MA. His daughter, Susan Morse Hilles, went on to be an art collector and donor to the Yale Art Gallery. Her papers were donated to the Harvard University Library, and include travel journals that may be related to these slides. William...
Dates: ca. 1925-1927