↓ Refine your search

Results

  • Invention of the Telegraph -                        Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793-1919

    Invention of the Telegraph - Samuel F....

    Long before Samuel F. B. Morse electrically transmitted his famous message 'What hath God wrought?' from Washington to Baltimore on May 24, 1844, there were signaling systems that enabled people to communicate ...

    • Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1844-05-24
  • Artist Politician Photographer -                        Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793-1919

    Artist Politician Photographer - Samue...

    Long before his interest turned to telegraphy, Samuel Finley Breese Morse intended to be an artist but an idea and opportunity forever changed the course of his journey.

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Timeline -                        Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793-1919

    Timeline - Samuel F. B. Morse Papers a...

    Samuel F. B. Morse's life and career are carefully showcased in this special presentation timeline.

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1791
  • Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793-1919

    Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793-1919

    Approximately 6,500 items from the Samuel F. B. Morse Papers in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress have been digitized, including correspondence, diaries, printed matter, maps, drawings and miscellany.

    • Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1793
  • Collection Highlights -                        Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793-1919

    Collection Highlights - Samuel F. B. M...

    The Library of Congress highlights select items that both influenced and directed Samuel F. B. Morse's growth and eventual invention of the telegraph.

    • Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese
    • Original Format: Web Pages