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Creator:
Morford, Edmund, 1782-1833
Title:
Edmund Morford Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/n296wz14b
Dates:
1828-1830
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of manuscript drafts of two articles by nineteenth-century American editor Edmund Morford.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two autograph drafts of articles by Morford with holograph corrections and annotations. One article (ca. 1828) is ""An Historical Analysis of the Causes Back of the Present Swing to Christian Religion," written on 35 leaves of various sizes. The other (ca. 1830) is "A Consideration of Modern Tendencies in Education, Politics, Science, and Industry" and consists of 30 leaves of various sizes. The titles have been supplied by the donor.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged by accession number.

Collection Creator Biography:

Morford, Edmund, 1782-1833

Edmund Morford graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1797, and also received his A.M. degree from the College in 1830. He lived in Charleston, South Carolina, where he kept a bookstore and distinguished himself as a political writer. He was founder and editor of the Charleston Mercury.


Morford, Edmund, 1782-1833

Edmund Morford graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1797, and also received his A.M. degree from the College in 1830. He lived in Charleston, South Carolina, where he kept a bookstore and distinguished himself as a political writer. He was founder and editor of the Charleston Mercury.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Mr. J. M. Hart on April 19, 1918 .

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Dina Britain on August 15, 2006. Finding aid written by Dina Britain on August 15, 2006. Folder inventory added by James Clark '14 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Edmund Morford Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/n296wz14b
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1