Contents and Arrangement

Morris Family Information (Clippings, Correspondence, Pamphlet), circa 1917-1945

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The Roland S. Morris Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, and other materials that document Morris's family life, political involvement in the Democratic Party, and his position as the U.S. Ambassador to Japan from 1917-1921. The collection includes correspondence between Morris and his family, particularly his wife, Augusta Shippen West, as well as official incoming correspondence during Morris's ambassadorship and correspondence from Woodrow Wilson and Edith Bolling Wilson to Morris. Diaries and journals include travel accounts from Morris and his wife, along with a description of Morris's mission to Siberia in 1919 written by Frank C. MacDonald, an assistant at the Japanese embassy. The Writings section of the Morris Papers includes published and unpublished works relating to Japan and diplomacy. Biographical material includes information on the Morris family, particularly Morris's marriage to Augusta Shippen West in 1903.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No material was separated from this collection during initial processing or subsequent accessioning.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Credit this material:

Morris Family Information (Clippings, Correspondence, Pamphlet); Roland S. Morris Papers, MC214, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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