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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2149

Ralph Morris collection of autographs and portraits

Autographs and portraits assembled by American collector Ralph Morris.


  • 19th - 20th-centuries

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)

Autographs and portraits of mostly 19th-20th century luminaries. Most of the autographs are cut signatures and the portraits are mostly printed. There are a few photographs, documents, and letters.


Arranged alphabetically by name.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

47M-346. Gift of Ralph Morris, Esq., P.O. Box 115., Upham's Corner Station Dorchester 25, Massachusetts; received: 1947 December 16.
Morris, Ralph, collector. Ralph Morris collection of autographs and portraits, 19th - 20th-centuries: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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