Morrow Papers, 1877-1954 (Bulk: 1900-1931)
94 records storage boxes, 11 archives boxes, 1 half archives box, 12 flat boxes, 3 pamphlet boxes, 10 volumes, 1 file drawer (124 linear ft.)
The Dwight W. Morrow collection includes: extensive correspondence; memoranda and reports; subject files; meeting minutes; speech transcripts and printed articles; scrapbooks; clippings files; family financial records; photographs; and some artifacts. The material dates from 1877 to 1954, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1900 to 1931. The papers document the professional, public service, and personal activities of Dwight W. Morrow (1873-1931). They reflect Morrow's multiple roles and commitments as lawyer, international financier, statesman, public servant, alumnus, board member, and family man. The papers' fullest coverage is of Morrow's work as a partner at J.P. Morgan & Co. (1914-27) and as ambassador to Mexico (1927-30).
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In general, there is no restriction on access to the Dwight W. Morrow Papers for research use. Selected items may be restricted to protect the privacy rights of individuals or for other legal reasons. All family material and financial records are closed. Particularly fragile or valuable items have been replaced with copies.
All copyrights held by the Morrow family on the Dwight W. Morrow Papers were transferred to the College in 1971. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of other copyrights. Requests for permission to publish material from the papers should be directed to the Archivist of the College.
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