Inventory of the Robert Morris Diary 1845-1848 Morris, Robert Diary Mss. 2000.M83

Inventory of the Robert Morris Diary, 1845-1848

A Collection in the
Special Collections Research Center
Accession Number Mss. 2000.M83


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Repository:
Special Collections Research Center
Identification:
01/Mss. 2000.M83
Title:
Robert Morris Diary 1845-1848
Quantity:
0.30
Creator:
Morris, Robert arrangement
Language of Materials
The papers are in: English
Abstract:
Diary of a schoolteacher and farmer who lived in James City County, Virginia as well as in Williamsburg and in Warwick County, Virginia. He rented the Presidents House at the College of William and Mary. Includes comments on church meetings, schools, local people and weather. Also includes lists of students attending his schools in Williamsburg and Warwick County.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Robert Morris Diary, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

The materials were acquired by Special Collections Research Center from Mrs. Betty L. Lokey on 06/14/2000.

Processing Information

Processed by Ellen Strong in 2007.


Biographical Note

Robert Morris, 19th century schoolteacher and farmer who lived in James City County, Va. as well as in Williamsburg and in Warwick County, Va. At one time he rented the presidents house at the College of William and Mary.

Scope and Contents

Diary of a schoolteacher and farmer who lived in James City County, Virginia as well as in Williamsburg and in Warwick County, Virginia. He rented the Presidents House at the College of William and Mary. Includes comments on church meetings, schools, local people and weather. Also includes lists of students attending his schools in Williamsburg and Warwick County.

Index Terms

    Genre/Form of Material:

  • Diaries
  • Topical Term:

  • Agriculture--Virginia--19th century.
  • College of William and Mary--History--19th century.
  • College of William and Mary--Presidents--Dwellings--History.
  • Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--19th century.
  • James City County (Va.)--History--19th century.
  • Virginia--Climate.
  • Warwick County (Va.)--History.
  • Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century.

Additional Information

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements

Original diary cannot be handled. Patrons must use photocopy of the diary.