Morton Family Collection

Manuscript Collection #972
Morton family
Physical description
0.21 Cubic Feet, 18 items
Preferred Citation
Morton Family Collection (#972), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Administrative information
Custodial History

November 12, 2003, (unprocessed) 11 items, 0.01 cubic feet; Collection (1866-1950) of clippings, commission, genealogical research, and a photographic print relating to the Morton family of Washington, NC, including William Zenus Morton, Winslow Bradford Morton, Charles Lamb Morton, Irene Boyle Morton Packard. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Marion Bradford Malone

April 20, 2004, (unprocessed addition 1) 1 item, 0.05 cubic feet; Floral Album autograph book given to Melissa Ann Darden Morton (1829-1906) by her friend A. T. Jenkins, New Bern, NC, 12/31/1844, relating to the Morton family of Washington, NC, containing handwritten poetry, imported perfume and fabric labels, and engravings; given by Melissa Darden Morton Clark to her niece, Melissa Morton Packard, 2/17/1947. See preliminary inventory. Donor: Marion Bradford Malone

June 11, 2010, (unprocessed addition 2), 6 items, 0.150 cubic feet; Collection (ca. 1866-ca. 1930s) consisting of four photographs of members of the Lamb & Morton families, including Matilda Lamb Morton, Frances & Lilly Lamb, & Charles Lamb Morton; also a carbon & blueprint typescript of a genealogical research report entitled Wallace and the Bradford Family, Interpolated with Pedigrees and Heraldic Notes Concerning the Allied Houses of Baker, Bradley, Johnson, Murray, and Warren, by E. Bruce Stanley, 1912; & a cased photographic tintype, ca. 1865-1869, of Matilda Lamb Morton and Frances ?Fanny? Lamb as children. Photographic prints, tintypes, typescript. See preliminary inventory. Recd 6/10/2010. Donor: Marion Bradford Malone.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Marion Bradford Malone

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, March 25, 2008

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Family Names
Bradford family
Lamb family
Morton family
Wallace family
Autograph albums--North Carolina--Washington

Container list
Box 1 Folder a "Packard-Morton Marriage To-day: Ceremony Performed at St. Peter's Church. Washington (NC) Daily News Clipping 4/24/1907. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder b "W. B. Morton Died Today," Washington (NC) Daily News Clipping ca. 1920. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder c Photographic print (copy) showing William Zenus Morton (c.), Winslow Bradford Morton (l.) and Charles Lamb Morton (r.) in front of Morton's Furniture Store, Washington, NC, ca. 1890. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder d Bradford Family Genealogy (c. 1950) showing relationship of Irene B. Morton Packard. By Melissa Morton Clark. 1 item. 5 p. Typescript
Box 1 Folder e William Z, Morton biographical sketch, from Cyclopedia of Eminent and Representative Men of the Carolinas of the Nineteenth Century, vol. 2, reprinted by the The Reprint Company, Spartansburg, SC, 1973. ISBN 0871521318. (Madison, WI: Brant & Fuller, 1892), 557-558. 1 item. 2