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Morton Genealogy Collection, 1830-1978

Title
Morton Genealogy Collection, 1830-1978
ID
Mss. 90 M85 and 82.7
Extent
2.01 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Genealogy material compiled by Mr. William S. Morton and his wife, Mrs. Margaret H. Morton of Farmville, Virginia which trace the descendants of Joseph Morton of Prince Edward County, Virginia and allied families.  Includes primary source material, such as the 1830 daybook of the J. J. Dupuy Company of Charlotte Court House. Also, contains typescript of Richard Lee Morton's copy of Hugh Blair Grigsby's notes on the Robert Rose Diary  and of William Cryer's transcript of the Charles Campbell diaries.

PDF Inventory (below) includes folder list for addition, Mss. 82.7, which is filed at the end of Box 2.

The genealogical chart of Sir Thomas West is filed in the oversize file (Accession 90 M85, addition 1980.19).

Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/90_M85_Morton_Genealogy.pdf
Arrangement
Original Accession and addition physically and intellectually combined in 2009.
Creators
Morton, Margaret H.
Morton, Estelle
Morton, Richard Lee (1889-1974)
Morton, William H.
Subjects
Buckingham County (Va.)--History
Campbell County (Va.)--History
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century
College of William and Mary--Faculty and Staff
College of William and Mary--History--20th century
Cumberland County (Va.)
Genealogy
Morton family
Prince Edward County (Va.)--History
Virginia--Genealogy
Virginia--History
Genres
Daybooks
Diaries
Notebooks
Research notes
Typescripts
Languages
English

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
10/04/1980.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: R. Winston Morton and John F. Morton.
Gifts, 1980 - 1986.
Related Materials

Mss. 90 M84, Richard Lee Morton Papers.

Mss. 1986.29 Morton  Genealogical Inquiries

Preferred Citation
Morton Genealogy Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Collection
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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