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)

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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 William James papers, 1803-1941 (inclusive) 1862-1910 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. Papers, 1888-1964. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Edward Warren Ordway papers, 1893-1914, 1898-1906 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Robert Grant papers, 1809-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925. James Harrison Wilson papers, circa 1862-1923 (bulk 1890-1915). Library of Congress
referencedIn John Jay Chapman 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, Harvard Divinity School
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 Papers, 1787-1902 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. Emerson and the Civil War / Moorfield Storey. Minuteman Library Network
referencedIn Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906. Papers of Carl Schurz, 1842-1983 (bulk 1860-1906). Library of Congress
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.
creatorOf Brookline Whist Club (Brookline, Mass.). Brookline Whist Club record book, 1874-1886. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935. Papers of William Dudley Foulke, circa 1470-1952 (bulk 1868-1935). 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 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, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1800-1932. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. Composition : [for English?] , c. 1865. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. Papers, 1888-1964. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
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 Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. Papers, 1888-1964. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). 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 Papers, 1876-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Patterson, Thomas G. Letter, 1902 Nov. 5, Boston, to Morrefield Storey, Boston. University of Michigan
referencedIn Papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
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. Charles Francis Adams papers, 1861-1933 ; bulk 1890-1918. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Dudley Foulke Papers, circa 1470-1952, (bulk 1868-1935) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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 Morse, John Torrey, 1840-1937. Papers, 1859-1935. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn 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, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. Papers of Moorfield Storey, 1876-1929. Library of Congress
referencedIn Correspondence, 1864-1906. Houghton Library.
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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
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correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
associatedWith Chase, Philip Putnam, 1878-1978. person
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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
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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
associatedWith Ordway, Edward Warren, 1864- person
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
Civil rights
Anti-imperialist movements
Civil rights leaders


Birth 1845-03-19

Death 1929-10-24





Ark ID: w669732k

SNAC ID: 8404750