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Blanche Liffick Morton collection

Identifier: L112

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, programs, photographs, publications, other documents, and an American flag from Blanche Liffick Morton and the American Red Cross, Women's Overseas Service League, and Indiana League for Nursing in Indiana, England and France ranging from 1917 to 1966 regarding nursing, World War I, the American Red Cross, Indiana League for Nursing, and the Women's Overseas Service League.


  • 1917-1966


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Blanche Liffick Morton was born March 13, 1895 to William and Mary Liffick of Wabash, Clark County, Illinois. She was a nurse in England during World War I and was later involved in the American Red Cross, Women's Overseas Service League, and the Indiana League of Nursing. Active in nursing education and organizing, she was also a recipient of the Rose Sussman Award. Blanche married physician Walter Phillips Morton sometime between 1920 and 1930. Blanche Liffick Morton died in Indianapolis, Indiana, July 1973.


5.2 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

V334: Florence J. Martin World War I scrapbook

S0368: Florence J. Martin military decorations

OB082: Blanche Liffick Morton oversize collection

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/03/13 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2017/03/13 by Lauren Patton.
Blanche Liffick Morton collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.