Reverend A. A. Morrison Papers

Collection Summary

Title: Reverend A. A. Morrison Papers
Call Number: MS 87-25
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Source unknown
Processed By: LTM, 5-11-1987; Reprocessed by JEF, 1-28-1998; MN, 10-2008
Note: None
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions

None

Content Note

Rev. A. A. Morrison’s diary describes the life of an itinerant Presbyterian minister. His accounts describe different congregations he served in Ohio and Iowa, trouble with the local Presbytery, and work as a school teacher. Materials in the collection date between 1838 and 1868.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Contains part of a personal diary of A. A. Morrison written while he served churches in Iowa. His account gives us reports on the different congregations he served during 1838 and 1845.
Box 1 FF 2 Contains part of a personal diary of A. A. Morrison written while he served churches in Ohio. His account gives us reports on the different congregations he served during 1852-1853.
Box 1 FF 3 Contains part of a personal diary of A. A. Morrison written while he served churches in Ohio. His account gives us reports on the different congregations he served, trouble with the local Presbytery, and his job as a school teacher during 1854.
Box 1 FF 4 Contains part of a personal diary of A. A. Morrison written while he served churches in Ohio. His account gives us reports on the different congregations he served, trouble with the local Presbytery, and his job as a school teacher during 1855.
Box 1 FF 5 Contains two letters, one written by A. A. Morrison to his wife, who lived in Ohio from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, dated 1854. He reports back to his wife about his travels. The other letter dates from 1868 and written by a relative of Morrison’s.