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1Title:  Carnival at G[erman]t[ow]n Boys Club playground   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing a group of men, women, and children gathered around tables and chairs set up in a field at the Germantown Boys' Club. American flags hand grom the tables and the fence in the background. Three girls sit or stand in the foreground. Founded in 1887, the Boys’ Parlors Association of Germantown served as a safe space for neighborhood children whose parents worked longer hours in an industrializing city. The name changed in 1907 to the Germantown Boys’ Club after joining ranks with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Marriott Canby Morris served as the president of the club in the first decade of the 1900s. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 5.75 x 3.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Germantown Boys' Club (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) Social life | Children | Fashion | Girls | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Women | Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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2Title:  [Group on a boat], G[erman]t[ow]n Boys' Club, Stone Harbor Camp, [NJ]   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing a group of men and boys from the Germantown Boys' Club gathered on a boat moored near the shore at Stone Harbor. An American flag flies from the top of the boat and a long causeway is visible in the background. Founded in 1887, the Boys’ Parlors Association of Germantown served as a safe space for neighborhood children whose parents worked longer hours in an industrializing city. The name changed in 1907 to the Germantown Boys’ Club after joining ranks with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Marriott Canby Morris served as the president of the club in the first decade of the 1900s. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 1.5 x 2.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Germantown Boys' Club (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) Social life | Bays (Bodies of water) New Jersey | Boats New Jersey Stone Harbor | Children | Fashion | Group portraits | Stone Harbor (N.J.) | Glass negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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3Title:  [Group near the water], G[erman]t[ow]n Boys' Club, Stone Harbor Camp, [NJ]   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing a group of boys from the Germantown Boys' Club sitting on an overturned canoe near the water at Stone Harbor. A flag flies above them and buildings are visible on the far shore. The boys all wear hats and white shirts. Founded in 1887, the Boys’ Parlors Association of Germantown served as a safe space for neighborhood children whose parents worked longer hours in an industrializing city. The name changed in 1907 to the Germantown Boys’ Club after joining ranks with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Marriott Canby Morris served as the president of the club in the first decade of the 1900s. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 1.5 x 2.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Germantown Boys' Club (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) Social life | Bays (Bodies of water) New Jersey | Canoes New Jersey Stone Harbor | Children | Fashion | Stone Harbor (N.J.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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4Title:  Camp of Germantown Boys Club at Stone Harbor N.J. from July 15 to Aug 5, 1911   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Lantern slide showing two images. The top image shows two boys from the Germantown Boys' Club pushing a canoe into the surf. The boy on the right wears a hat and leans against the canoe. The boy on the left sits in the boat with an oar. The lower image shows a group of boys and young men from the Club resting on the beach. Two large houses stand in the background. Founded in 1887, the Boys’ Parlors Association of Germantown served as a safe space for neighborhood children whose parents worked longer hours in an industrializing city. The name changed in 1907 to the Germantown Boys’ Club after joining ranks with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Marriott Canby Morris served as the president of the club in the first decade of the 1900s. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: glass transparency; 3 x 4 in. 
 Subjects:  Germantown Boys' Club (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) Social life | Beaches New Jersey Stone Harbor | Boats New Jersey Stone Harbor | Children | Fashion | Group portraits | Stone Harbor (N.J.) | Lantern slides | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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5Title:  Photograph collection   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Accompanied by fifteen photographic diaries with Morris's technical notes, including plate number, date, time, subject, remarks, light, number of holder, lens, stop, exposure and type of plate. Primarily contains views showing the New Jersey shore, Germantown, Bermuda, Philadelphia, and Haverford College. New Jersey shore views mainly depict the family summer cottage, "Avocado," (built on land purchased in 1875), and recreational activities, resorts, bays, and inlets in and near the town of Sea Girt. Views include Monmouth House and Beach House hotels; the summer beach fair Jersey Wash Day; sailing vessels on Squan and Shrewsbury rivers, Wreck Pond, and New York Bay; a shipwreck; Atlantic City; Cape May; and Allaire Village. Germantown images predominately depict the exterior and interior of the family residence, the Deshler-Morris House (5442 Germantown Ave), built by David Deshler circa 1772 and sold to the Morris family in 1836. Views also depict the 4000-5000 block of Main Street (later 5000-6000 block Germantown Avenue), including the Naglee House, Bruner& George livery, and Friends' Library; as well as the Little Wakefield estate; the Market Square; and other prominent neighborhood sites, including the Chew house (i.e. Cliveden), Town Hall, and Germantown Academy. Bermuda views include bays, wharves, forts, churches and gardens in Hamilton, Norwood, and St. George. Philadelphia images primarily show the Constitution Centennial of 1887; the 700 block of Arch Street, including the fire ruins of a Morris investment property (715-719 Arch); and Bartram Gardens. Views also show prominent sites in Old City, including Independence Hall; Fairmount Park; Manayunk; and the Point Breeze gas works. Haverford College photographs include portraits of the students and staff; school activities; classroom and dorm room interiors; and exterior views of the campus. Collection also includes scenic views of the Poconos, Catskills, the coast of Maine, Lake Hopatcong, N.J., the Natural Bridge, Va., Delaware Water Gap, Olney, Pa., Haddonfield, N.J., and Wilmington, De. Also contains several informal portraits of the extended Morris family and friends. Sitters predominately include Marriott's parents Elliston Perot Morris (1831-1914) and Martha Canby Morris (1846-1919); his siblings Elizabeth Canby Morris (1867-1947) and Samuel Canby Morris (1868-1886); his wife Jane ("Jenny") Gibbons Rhoads (1870-1950): and his children Elliston Perot Morris (1899-1980) and Marriott C. Morris (1900-1992). Other sitters include Marriott C. Morris (1863-1948) and family and friends from prominent Quaker families, including the Canby, Emlen, Mellor, Perot, Rhoads, Strawbridge, and Vaux families. Other images depict Pelham (Philadelphia, Pa.); Baltimore, Md.; Cedar Grove (Montgomery County, Pa.); West Point, N.Y.; the Chicago Worlds Fair of 1893; Boys' Parlor building and excursions; the original building of the Library Company of Philadelphia under demolition; views of railroad excursions, including the Catawissa Railroad and Shenandoah Valley Railroad; Pennsylvania and New Jersey Friends' meeting houses; views of sailing vessels; and unidentified marinescapes, residences, and group portraits. Also contains a small number of negatives photographed by the photographer's mother, Martha Canby Morris, and his brother, Samuel Canby Morris. 
 Extent:  1485 negatives: glass; most 4 x 5 in. or 6.5 x 8.5 in. or smaller. 
 Subjects:  Morris, Elliston P. -- (Elliston Perot), -- 1831-1914 -- Portraits | Morris, Martha Canby, 1846-1919 Portraits | Morris, Marriott Canby, -- 1863-1948 -- Portraits | Morris, Elizabeth Canby, 1867-1947 Portraits | Morris, Samuel Buckley, 1868-1886 Portraits | Morris, Elliston Perot, Jr., 1899-1980 Portraits | Morris, Marriott Canby, Jr., 1900-1992 Portraits | Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1950 Portraits | Morris family | Bruner & George | Cliveden (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Deshler-Morris House (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Friends' Free Library (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) | Germantown Academy | Germantown Boys' Club (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) Social life | Haverford College -- Buildings | Haverford College Social life | Independence Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Library Company of Philadelphia -- Buildings | Naglee House (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Philadelphia Gas Works | World's Columbian Exposition -- (1893 : -- Chicago, Ill.) | Boats United States | Bays (Bodies of water) Bermuda Islands | Churches Bermuda Islands | City & town halls Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Coasts | Commercial streets Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Dwellings United States | Gardens Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Gardens Bermuda Islands | Fires Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Forts & fortifications Bermuda Islands | Friends' Meeting houses United States | Hotels New Jersey Sea Girt | Piers & wharves Bermuda Islands | Railroads United States | Recreation United States | Rivers New Jersey | Seaside resorts -- United States | Shipwrecks New Jersey | Vacation houses New Jersey Sea Girt | Arch Street (Philadelphia, Pa.) 700 block | Allaire (N.J.) | Baltimore (Md.) | Bartram's Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Bermuda Islands -- Pictorial works -- 1880-1890 | Catskill Mountains (N.Y.) | Delaware Water Gap (N.J. and Pa.) | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Germantown Avenue (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5000 block | Germantown Avenue (Philadelphia, Pa.) 6000 block | Haddonfield (N.J.) | Hopatcong, Lake (N.J. : Lake) -- Recreational use | Sea Girt (N.J.) | Little Wakefield (Pa. : Estate) | Women | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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