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Finding aid for the Willard Morse collection on Thomas Nelson Page 0140
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Scope and Content
  • Related Archival Materials
  • Biographical note
  • Conditions Governing Use

  • Title: Willard Morse collection on Thomas Nelson Page
    Collection number: 0140
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 1
    Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1887-1935
    Abstract: Book reviews, journal and newspaper (originals and photostats) articles by and about Thomas Nelson Page, and a typewritten bibliography of works by and about Page, author of short stories, novels, essays, and poetry, who is best known for his role as literary spokesman for the glories of the Old South in such works as In Ole Virginia. Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the American Smelter Securities Company, Chilean Exploration Company, and Braden Copper Company. After retiring, Morse devoted much of this time to the collection of Americana.
    creator: Morse, Willard S. (Willard Samuel), 1856-1935
    creator: Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Willard Morse collection on Thomas Nelson Page, Collection no. 0140, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Biographical note

    Thomas Nelson Page (1853-1922) was the author of short stories, novels, essays, and poetry, and is best known for his role as literary spokesman for the glories of the Old South in such works as In Ole Virginia.

    Scope and Content

    Book reviews, journal and newspaper (originals and photostats) articles by and about Thomas Nelson Page, and a typewritten bibliography of works by and about Page.

    Related Archival Materials

    See also:
    Willard Morse collection on Ambrose Bierce, Collection no. 0136 Willard Morse collection on William Dean Howells, Collection no. 0137 Willard Morse collection on Sinclair Lewis, Collection no. 0138 Willard Morse collection on Edgar Lee Masters, Collection no. 0139 Willard Morse collection on Vincent Starrett, Collection no. 0141 Willard Morse collection on Henry Van Dyke, Collection no. 0142
    Willard S. Morse Collection of Material About Bret Harte (Collection 1019). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biographical note

    Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the American Smelter Securities Company, Chilean Exploration Company, and Braden Copper Company. After retiring, Morse devoted much of this time to the collection of Americana. He died on October 4, 1935 in Santa Monica, California.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Morse, Willard S. (Willard Samuel), 1856-1935 -- Archives
    Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922 -- Archives
    Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922 -- Bibliography
    American literature--19th century--Archival resources
    American literature--20th century--Archival resources
    Authors, American--19th century--Archival resources
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources
    Bibliographies
    Clippings
    Typescripts