- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872
- Call number
- MssCol 4557
- Physical description
- .1 linear feet (1 folder)
- Preferred Citation
Samuel F.B. Morse letters and documents, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
A small collection of letters and documents of American artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse. Material consists of ten letters from Morse to George Wood, Theodore Dwight, Thomas Gallaudet, Pliny Earle, the New York Tribune, and others; an account of Morse's visit to Charleston, Massachusetts, in 1856 after an 18 year absence; a sketch made in court in 1855; and miscellaneous clippings, cut signatures, facsimiles, and photostats.
Some material was originally part of the Ford Collection.
Source of acquisition
Compiled by Manuscripts and Archives Division staff.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328