Morton Family Collection, 1829-1950

Manuscript Collection #972

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Morton Family Collection
    Creator: Morton family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.21 Cubic feet, 18 items,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Marion Bradford Malone

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

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

    Preferred Citation

    Morton Family Collection (#972), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, March 25, 2008


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
     
    "Packard-Morton Marriage To-day: Ceremony Performed at St. Peter's Church. Washington (NC) Daily News Clipping 4/24/1907. 1 item. 1 p.
    "W. B. Morton Died Today," Washington (NC) Daily News Clipping ca. 1920. 1 item. 1 p.
    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.
    Bradford Family Genealogy (c. 1950) showing relationship of Irene B. Morton Packard. By Melissa Morton Clark. 1 item. 5 p. Typescript.
    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.
    William Z. Morton's commission (9/12/1866) as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 14th Regiment of North Carolina Militia. Signed by the Governor: Jonathan Worth, Wm. C. Bagley, Private Secretary. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Glued to cardboard. Needs conservation.

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    "Packard-Morton Marriage To-day: Ceremony Performed at St. Peter's Church. Washington (NC) Daily News Clipping 4/24/1907. 1 item. 1 p.
    "W. B. Morton Died Today," Washington (NC) Daily News Clipping ca. 1920. 1 item. 1 p.
    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.
    Bradford Family Genealogy (c. 1950) showing relationship of Irene B. Morton Packard. By Melissa Morton Clark. 1 item. 5 p. Typescript.
    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.
    William Z. Morton's commission (9/12/1866) as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 14th Regiment of North Carolina Militia. Signed by the Governor: Jonathan Worth, Wm. C. Bagley, Private Secretary. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Glued to cardboard. Needs conservation.

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