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Breese and Morse family papers, 1772-1846

Breese and Morse family papers, 1772-1846

Breese family, Breese family.

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Personal and business correspondence.

Biographical/Historical Note

Family of painter, Samuel Finley Breese Morse; New England. Elizabeth Breese married Jedidiah Morse. Samuel was their son. Elizabeth's brother was named Samuel Sidney Breese. His son was Sidney Breese [?]


Donated 1984-1985 by Constance K. Clarke, a descendant of the Breese and Morse family.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 3135, 3162, and 3814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Breese and Morse family papers, 1772-1846. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.