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Daniel S. Morris, Newspaperman, Biographical Sketch

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2312

Overview

A biographical sketch of Daniel S. Morris, founder of some of Taylor County's earliest newspapers, including the BROAD-AX, the CENTRAL STANDARD, the FAMILY VISITOR, the WEEKLY-GAZETTE, the VANGUARD, and the VIRGINIA PATRIOT. Morris published his newspaper at Prunytown from 1846-1861 under the several different titles listed above. During the Civil War he served the Confederacy by editing and publishing an official newspaper in Richmond.

Dates

  • 1811-1886

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

0 Linear Feet (Summary: 17 pages)

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
Daniel S. Morris, Newspaperman, Biographical Sketch, 1811-1886
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536