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Samuel Morrison collection circa 1850-1933

Morrison, Samuel 1797-1888 creator (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2194 (Text) 00000106199334 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/06/25 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2015/06/25 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/01/27 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes a photostatic copy of a handwritten account entitled, "Pioneer Times: A Hunting Narrative for the Boys" written by Samuel Morrison during the mid to late 1880s concerning his experiences on a typical hunting expedition in the early 1800s. There is also a two-page, typed document presumably written by Evangeline Hayes Bauer, daughter of Ezra G. Hayes, from the early 1900s, about her reminiscences of Morrison's interactions with her family before his death in 1887.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Samuel Morrison collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: Samuel Morrison was born on March 4, 1797. He and his second wife, Laura R. Morrison, lived in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Indiana, until the last few years of his life, when they lived in Indianapolis. Morrison had no children, but had an adopted daughter named Alice, who married Albert Johnson of Greendale, Indiana. He died on his birthday, March 4, 1797, according to Evangeline Bauer, but his gravemarker indicates he died in 1888. Ezra G. Hayes was a friend and neighbor of Morrison. Hayes married Mary Caroline Major on February 14, 1876, in Dearborn County, Indiana. They had several children including Nannie, Evangeline, and Ezra P. Hayes. Evangeline Hayes married Jacob Bauer and donated this collection. Sources:Items in the collection.Ancestry.com. "Evangeline Bauer." 1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Ezra G. Hayes." 1880 United States Federal Census. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Ezra G. Hayes." Indiana, Index to Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Samuel Morrison." 1870 United States Federal Census. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Samuel Morrison." 1880 United States Federal Census. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.FindaGrave.com. "Evangeline Bauer." Find a Grave Index. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.FindaGrave.com. "Samuel Morrison." Find a Grave Index. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Jacob Bauer on 1933/11/20.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > Indiana > Personal narratives.
Health.
Hunting > United States.
Indians of North America.
Miami Indians.
Dearborn County (Ind.)

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