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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2058

Charles Fessenden Morse addresses on the Civil War, etc.


Typescript speeches given by Morse on Civil War-related subjects.


  • 1885-1921

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.1 linear feet (1 volume)
12 typescript and typescript (carbon) speeches concerning the American Civil War, especially the Massachusetts Infantry, 2nd regiment.

Biographical / Historical

Morse was a leader in business and social circles in Kansas City, Missouri. He participated in the early days of the stockyards, packing houses, and railroads. He was born and raised in the Boston area and attended Harvard University, graduating with a S.B. in 1858. He served as a Captain in the 2nd Massachusetts infantry for the Union forces during the Civil War. In 1879 Morse went to Kansas City as general manager of the Kansas City Stockyards Company. Together with Charles Francis Adams, a Boston financier, they built Kansas City's primary industry into the second busiest in the nation.


Arranged as bound in volume.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*91M-43. Transferred from Widener Library; received: 1992 Feb. 27.

Recataloged from: US 5413.74.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Link to catalog
Morse, Charles F. (Charles Fessenden), 1839-1926. Charles Fessenden Morse addresses on the Civil War, etc.: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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