• About this Collection --                        Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793-1919

    About this Collection -- Samuel F. B. ...

    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. These document Morse's invention of the electromagnetic telegraph, his participation in the development of telegraph systems in the United States and abroad, his career as a painter, his family life, his travels, and ...

    • Date: 1793