Allen Benton Morse diary
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a microfilm copy of Allen Benton Morse's 1859 diary that he kept while a student at the Agriculture College of the State of Michigan (now Michigan State University).
- Morse, Allen Benton, 1839-1921 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from the Burton Historical Collection, Main Branch, Detroit Public Library.
Allen Benton Morse was a student in the first class at the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan (now Michigan State University) in 1857. He is listed among the students for the 1858 and 1859 academic years. He was from Otisco, Ionia County, Michigan.
Morse served in the Civil War. He became an attorney and sat on the Michigan Supreme Court. Morse was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Law at Michigan Agricultural College (now MSU) in 1891.
For more information about his life and career, view his obituary at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83558319
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 reel of microfilm)
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Existence and Location of Originals
Original diary in the Marion Morse Davis papers, 1836-1938, Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library, Main Branch, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Property Rights: Michigan Historical Collection at University of Michigan, copy stored, by permission, at Michigan State University.
Record group changed from c.00419 to UA 10.3.435 to reflect Morse's connection to MSU. -M. Badgley-Malone, August 2021.
- 3 Ready For Cataloging
- C. Conner
- April 1978
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- Finding aid written in English.