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Willard Morse collection on Ambrose Bierce

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0136

Scope and Content

Book reviews, journal and newspaper (originals and photostats) articles by and about Ambrose Bierce.

Dates

  • 1870s-1930s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical note

Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the American Smelter Securities Company, Chilean Exploration Company, and Braden Copper Company. After retiring, Morse devoted much of this time to the collection of Americana. He died on October 4, 1935 in Santa Monica, California.

Biographical note

Ambrose Bierce was an editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist, and the author of The Devil's Dictionary and Tales of Soldiers & Civilians (1891).

Extent

4 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Book reviews, journal and newspaper articles (originals and photostats) by and about Ambrose Bierce, journalist and author of The Devil's Dictionary and Tales of Soldiers & Civilians (1891). Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the American Smelter Securities Company, Chilean Exploration Company, and Braden Copper Company. After retiring, Morse devoted much of this time to the collection of Americana.

Related Archival Materials

See also:

Willard Morse collection on William Dean Howells, Collection no. 0137 Willard Morse collection on Sinclair Lewis, Collection no. 0138 Willard Morse collection on Edgar Lee Masters, Collection no. 0139 Willard Morse collection on Thomas Nelson Page, Collection no. 0140 Willard Morse collection on Vincent Starrett, Collection no. 0141 Willard Morse collection on Henry Van Dyke, Collection no. 0142 Ambrose Bierce correspondence collection, Collection no. 0342

Willard S. Morse Collection of Material About Bret Harte (Collection 1019). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Title
Finding aid for the Willard Morse collection on Ambrose Bierce
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2013 November
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
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Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States