Allen Benton Morse papers and botanical samples Edit


MSS 107 large


  • 1859 – 1976 (Creation)


  • 1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box (4 volumes)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Allen Benton Morse papers and botanical samples, MSS 107, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Accession information unknown.

  • Processing Information

    Processing information is unknown.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Allen B. Morse(b. 1839, d. 1921) was a lawyer from Ionia, Michigan, a former Michigan state senator and mayor of Ionia, a Michigan Supreme Court justice, and U.S. Consul to Scotland, 1893-1895.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Allen Benton Morse papers and botanical samples collection contains botanical specimens he collected and his notes from 1859-1876. Volume 2 contains flowers collected while Morse served in the 21st Michigan Infantry in the Chattanooga, Tennessee area in Spring 1864.

  • Arrangement

    The arrangement is chronological.