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This collection contains 10 diaries ranging from 1827 to 1890, two of which are written by John Gottleib Morris and eight by M.A. Hay. These diaries contain church membership and donation records as well as Morris' personal thoughts on the ministerial profession, and his duty to the church. He speaks on personal matters like his marriage and his children who have died. One diary also includes his note on the formation of the Lutherville Female College.
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.27 cubic feet
New Market School, Gettysburg Theological Seminary, First English Lutheran Church, Pennsylvania College, Linnaean Association, Lutherville Female College, Maryland Historical Society, Peabody Institute
Christian Denominations and Sects | Cultural History | History | History of Religion | Oral History | Social History | United States History | Women's History
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Boeree, Kate, "MS-106: J.G. Morris and Morris-Hay Family Diaries, 1827-1890" (July 2009). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.