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Description
Papers of Ephraim W. Morse (1823-1906), a San Diego merchant, real estate broker, insurance agent, and city promoter. Materials date from 1861 to 1884 and include storebooks and account books for Morse's Old Town and New Town stores; correspondence; cased daguerreotypes and ambrotypes of unidentified subjects; and scrapbooks.
Background
[The following information was taken from Earl Samuel McGhee's thesis E.W. Morse, Pioneer Merchant and Co-Founder of San Diego (1950).]
Extent
2 Linear feet (5 archives boxes and 2 oversize folders)
Restrictions
Digital copies of this material are intended to support research, teaching, and private study. This work may be used without prior permission. The original manuscripts for this collection are held by Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego Library.