Papers, 1729-1957.

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Morris, Anna Wharton, 1868-1957. Papers, 1729-1957.

Papers, 1729-1957.

The collection includes her diaries and journals, maintained almost continuously from 1884 to 1956, correspondence received, her manuscript writings, and other miscellaneous materials. Of particular interest is material on the prison reform movement, particularly the correspondence of Thomas Mott Osborne.

68 boxes (35 linear ft.)

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