Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929

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Author, civil rights leader, and lawyer.

From the description of Papers of Moorfield Storey, 1876-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79899439

American lawyer, author, publicist.

From the description of Letter to H.O. Houghton & Company, 1882 July 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53807486

Moorfield Storey received his A.B. from Harvard in 1866.

From the description of Composition : [for English?] , c. 1865. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072892

Biographical Note

  • 1845, Mar. 19: Born, Roxbury, Mass.
  • 1866: A.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1866 - 1867 : Attended Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1867 - 1869 : Secretary to Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner
  • 1869: A.M., Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. Admitted to Massachusetts bar
  • 1870: Married Gertrude Cutts
  • 1871: Entered private law practice, Boston, Mass.
  • 1873 - 1879 : Editor, American Law Review
  • 1877 - 1910 : Member, Board of Overseers, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. (Served 1877-1878 and 1892-1910)
  • 1896: President, American Bar Association
  • 1898 - 1901 : President, Massachusetts Reform Club
  • 1905: Vice president, National Civil Service Reform Association President, Anti-Imperialist League
  • 1909 - 1913 : President, Bar Association of the City of Boston, Mass.
  • 1910 - 1929 : President, NAACP
  • 1913 - 1914 : President, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • 1926: Coauthored with Marcial P. Lichauco, The Conquest of the Philippines by the United States, 1898-1925. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1926
  • 1929, Oct. 24: Died, Lincoln, Mass.

From the guide to the Moorfield Storey Papers, 1876-1929, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Harvard University. Petition against exclusion of Negroes from Freshman Dormitories, [1922?]. Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Massachusetts Reform Club. Massachusetts Reform Club records, 1896-1913; bulk: 1896-1903. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Notman Photograph Company (Boston, Mass.).,. Mugwump group [photographs], 1884-1886. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Thursday Evening Club (Boston, Mass.). Thursday Evening Club records, 1846-1979; bulk: 1846-1976. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Chandler, F. W. (Francis Ward), 1844-1926. Correspondence, 1886-1898. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library
referencedIn James, William, 1842-1910. Papers, 1803-1941 (bulk: 1862-1910) Houghton Library
referencedIn Edward Warren Ordway papers, 1893-1914, 1898-1906 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Robert Grant papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z and unidentified Houghton Library
referencedIn Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933. Additional papers, 1841-1940 Houghton Library
referencedIn W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes papers, 1900-1946. Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1857-1962. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937. Papers, 1857-1962 (inclusive), 1857-1936 (bulk). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn William James correspondence, 1856-1910. Houghton Library
referencedIn Emerson family correspondence, ca. 1725-1900. Houghton Library
referencedIn James Bradley Thayer papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers Houghton Library
creatorOf Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. Emerson and the Civil War / Moorfield Storey. Minuteman Library Network
creatorOf Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911. Papers, 1869-1911. Library of Congress
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Brookline Whist Club (Brookline, Mass.). Brookline Whist Club record book, 1874-1886. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn William Dudley Foulke papers Library of Congress
creatorOf Moorfield Storey Papers, 1876-1929 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1911-1944 (inclusive), 1929-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Winslow, Erving, 1839-1922. Anti-Imperialist League papers, 1903-1922. University of Michigan
creatorOf Knowlton, Marcus Perrin, 1839-1918. Papers, 1828-1957. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Henry Lee Higginson papers relating to the gift of Soldiers Field, Harvard University, 1890. Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1861-1914. Houghton Library
referencedIn Elizabeth Gaskell Norton and Sara Norton papers, 1867-1948 (inclusive), 1880-1946 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Chase, Philip Putnam, 1878-1978. Papers II, 1925-1927. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers Houghton Library
referencedIn John Chipman Gray correspondence Houghton Library
creatorOf Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. Composition : [for English?] , c. 1865. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Papers, 1681-1966 (bulk 1900-1960) Houghton Library
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library
creatorOf Roscoe Pound Papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Rogers, Jacob S., 1823?-1901. Letterpress copybook, 1882-1884. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. Letter to H.O. Houghton & Company, 1882 July 8. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Carl Schurz Papers, 1842-1983, (bulk 1860-1906) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Roscoe Pound Papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (bulk 1833-1895) Houghton Library
creatorOf Concord (Mass.). Ralph Waldo Emerson Statue Committee. Records of Concord (Mass.) Ralph Waldo Emerson Statue Committee, 1896-1914. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn James Harrison Wilson Papers, 1861-1923, (bulk 1890-1915) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Burlingham, Charles Culp, 1858-1959. Papers, 1876-1960 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Roscoe Pound Papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Patterson, Thomas G. Letter, 1902 Nov. 5, Boston, to Morrefield Storey, Boston. University of Michigan
referencedIn Correspondence and other papers, 1825-1936. Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters to William James from various correspondents and photograph album, 1865-1929. Houghton Library
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk) Houghton Library
creatorOf Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915. Papers, 1860-1933; bulk: 1890-1918 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Wendell family papers Houghton Library
referencedIn William Dudley Foulke papers Library of Congress
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library
creatorOf Williams, George Fred, 1852-1932. George Fred Williams papers, 1869-1898. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf John Torrey Morse papers Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Norton family. Letters received by the Norton family, 1830-1920 Houghton Library
creatorOf Game Club (Boston, Mass.). Game Club records, 1882-1897. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Ordway, Edward Warren, 1864-. Edward Warren Ordway papers, 1893-1914, bulk (1898-1906). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Henry Villard papers, 1604-1948 (inclusive), 1863-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Horace Elisha Scudder correspondence Houghton Library
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associatedWith Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915. person
correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
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associatedWith Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940. person
associatedWith Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911. person
associatedWith Brookline Whist Club (Brookline, Mass.). person
associatedWith Burlingham, Charles Culp, 1858-1959 person
associatedWith Chandler, F. W. (Francis Ward), 1844-1926. person
associatedWith Channing family. family
correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
associatedWith Chase, Philip Putnam, 1878-1978. person
associatedWith Concord (Mass.). Ralph Waldo Emerson Statue Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937. person
associatedWith Emerson family. family
associatedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. person
associatedWith Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898 person
correspondedWith Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959 person
correspondedWith Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935. person
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correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
correspondedWith Grant, Robert, 1852-1940 person
associatedWith Gray, John Chipman, 1839-1915 person
associatedWith Harvard University. corporateBody
associatedWith Higginson, Henry Lee, 1834-1919 person
associatedWith H.O. Houghton & Company, corporateBody
correspondedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948. person
correspondedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
associatedWith Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. person
associatedWith King, Judson, 1872-1958. person
associatedWith Knowlton, Marcus Perrin, 1839-1918. person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849. person
associatedWith Massachusetts Reform Club. corporateBody
associatedWith McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941. person
associatedWith Morse, John Torrey, 1840-1937. person
associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
correspondedWith Norton, Elizabeth Gaskell, 1866- person
correspondedWith Norton family, recipient. family
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associatedWith Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951. person
associatedWith Patterson, Thomas G. person
associatedWith Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Rogers, Jacob S., 1823?-1901. person
associatedWith Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906. person
associatedWith Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902 person
associatedWith Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Sutherland, George, 1862-1942. person
associatedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. person
correspondedWith Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902 person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith Thursday Evening Club (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Henry, 1835-1900 person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Warren, Fiske, 1862-1938 person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
associatedWith White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955. person
associatedWith Wickersham, George W. (George Woodward), 1858-1936. person
associatedWith Williams, George Fred, 1852-1932. person
correspondedWith Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925. person
associatedWith Winslow, Erving, 1839-1922. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
Anti-imperialist movements
Civil rights
Civil rights leaders


Birth 1845-03-19

Death 1929-10-24





Ark ID: w669732k

SNAC ID: 8404750