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Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920

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dates 1824–1920
city Rhinecliff-on-the-Hudson
stateNY
other citiesNewport, RI; Washington, DC; Enfield, MA; Hanover, NH; Boston; New York;
gender M
historical notes Art collector, businessman, banker, diplomat, statesman, governor of New York, and vice president of the United States.

He was married twice; once to Lucy Kimball of Long Island, d.1871, and Anna L Street who was a daughter of a general and Washington, DC, socialite (New York Times, 9/03/1899).

Morton was a member of the Metropolitan, Union, Central, Union League, Republican, Lawyer's, Tuxedo Clubs, and the Down Town Association. Morton was also a member of the New England Society, American Geographic Society, the sons of the American Revolution, and a patron of the National Academy of Design, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the American Museum of Natural History.

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New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division Levi P. Morton papers, 1842-1920, bulk (1880s-1890s) (MssCol 2070) see details...
The New-York Historical Society Morton, Bliss & Company Records, 1876-1899. see details...
Archives of American Art Edward Gay and Gay family papers, 1852-1975. see details...
National Gallery of Art, Library David E. Finley Papers, 1915-1977. see details...
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division August Belmont papers, 1853-1887 (MssCol 257) see details...
New York State Library Letter to Colonel Cole, n.d. (MSC 1542) see details...
New York State Library Letter to Colonel Cole, n.d. (MSC 1542) see details...
Brown University, John Hay Archives John Hay Papers, 1829-1916 see details...
Dartmouth College Levi P. Morton Letters, 1868-1885. see details...
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library Ellerslie papers, 1714-1885. see details...
Dartmouth College Levi P. Morton Correspondence. 1844-1849. see details...
Syracuse University Library W J Arkell Collection, 1881-1894. see details...
Syracuse University Library Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912. see details...
Ohio Historical Society William Henry Smith Papers, 1800-1896. see details...
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division George Bliss Agnew papers, 1882-1925 (MssCol 30) see details...
New York State Library Levi P Morton Papers, 1880-1889 (MSC 23016) see details...