Homer and Edna Morris Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection reflects Homer Morris’s career as an academic economist and longtime member of the Earlham College board (1930-51), and especially the Morris’s work for the American Friends Service Committee. It contains class notes, correspondence, calendar book and publications as well as material pertaining to personal business, social justice issues, and the peace movement. Homer Morris was a member of the teaching faculty (1918-28) in Economics, and an alum (Class of 1911).
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on access.
Conditions Governing Use
Some materials may be protected by copyright. Permission to reproduce and to publish for commercial purposes must be requested from the Archivist.
Biographical or Historical Information
Homer L. Morris (1886-1951) and Edna (Wright) Morris (1884-1966) were both Earlham alumni and prominent Quakers. Homer Morris was a professor of economics and political science at Earlham College as well as a member of the college’s Board of Trustees. He also served as the secretary of the social and industrial section of the American Friends Service Committee.
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44 Boxes : There is a 10a and 10b.
Language of Materials
- American Friends Service Committee
- Civilian Public Service
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- Coal mines and mining
- Earlham College
- Fisk University
- Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends : U.S.)
- Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
- Lecture Notes
- Morris, Edna (Class of 1914)
- Morris, Homer (Homer Lawrence), 1886-1951 (Board of Trustees)
- Ruhr River Valley
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