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Collection Number: 03591-z

Collection Title: Henry Leonidas Morrison Papers, 1858-1896.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 41 items
Abstract Henry Leonidas Morrison of Iredell County, N.C., was a school teacher and farmer. The collection contains scattered papers and family letters of Morrison, including teaching certificates issued to him; directions, 1863, for weaving a tablecloth; and reports, 1890-1893, on a student at Statesville Female College.
Creator Morrison, Henry Leonidas, b. 1836.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Henry Leonidas Morrison Papers, #3591-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from William S. Powell of Chapel Hill, N.C., August 1962.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Henry Leonidas Morrison (b. 1836) of Scotts Cross Roads, Iredell County, N.C., was a school teacher and farmer. He was married to Margaret I. Brown (1837-1893).

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The collection contains scattered papers and family letters of Henry Leonidas Morrison, including teaching certificates issued to him; directions, 1863, for weaving a tablecloth; and reports, 1890-1893, on a student at Statesville Female College. There is also an oath, 1862, signed by Morrison as a recruit joining the North Carolina State Troops; a letter, 1864, describing an Episcopal church service at Wilkesboro, N.C.; applications for positions at in the Internal Revenue Service, 5th District; petitions, 1884 and 1887, for Amity Presbyterian Church near Statesville, N.C., to the Presbytery to supply a minister; and items, 1895-1896, concerning the donation of a lot by Morrison for a school site in Iredell County.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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