Guide to the Lewis McMorris Papers 1863-1907
Cage 81

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Lewis McMorris Papers
ID
Cage 81
Date [inclusive]
1863-1907
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.5 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of: correspondence, invoices, receipts, account books and other financial records regarding freighting, agriculture, real estate and other investments in the Walla Walla and Garfield County areas.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Lewis McMorris Papers, 1863-1907

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

Lewis McMorris was born in Ohio on August 12, 1831. In 1855 he moved to Walla Walla, Washington Territory, where he was a pioneer stageline operator and owned and operated the first store in the city. He died in Walla Walla December 16, 1915.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of: correspondence, invoices, receipts, account books and other financial records regarding freighting, agriculture, real estate and other investments in the Walla Walla and Garfield County areas.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was donated by Leonard Funk in 1939.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Businesses and Corporations
  • Businessmen -- Washington (State) -- Walla Walla -- Correspondence.
  • Coaching (Transportation) -- Washington (State) -- Garfield County -- Records and correspondence
  • Retail Trade
  • Ships and Shipping
  • Transportation

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Portrait undated 

1 1

Correspondence, shipping information, attorney documentation, financial information 1870-1901 

1 2

Invoices 1868-1900 

1 3

Receipts 1863-1907 

1 4

Bank records 1879-1896 

1 5

Account books 1863-1904 

1 6

Map showing Columbia River undated 

1 7