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Ephraim W. Morse Papers
MSS 0079  
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Description
Papers (1861-1884) of Ephraim W. Morse, a San Diego merchant, real estate broker, insurance agent, and city promoter. Materials include storebooks and account books for Morse's Old Town and New Town stores; correspondence; cased daguerreotypes and ambrotypes of unidentified subjects; and a scrapbook. The collection is arranged in four series: 1) FINANCIAL RECORDS; 2) SCRAPBOOK; 3) PHOTOGRAPHS; and 4) CORRESPONDENCE.
Background
[The following information was taken from Earl Samuel McGhee's thesis entitled E.W. Morse, Pioneer Merchant and Co-Founder of San Diego (1950).]
Extent
1.80 linear feet (5 archives boxes)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
Collection is open for research.