Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Morse Society Reorganized 1973

  • Lakeland, FL
  • morsesociety.org

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Morse Society is to:
a) Gather and organize and propagate genealogical, historical and personal information pertaining to North American MORSE and MOSS progenitors, their ancestors and their descendants, including those with variant spellings of the surname such as MORSS and MORS.
b) Verify and/or confirm wherever possible all historical data and assist persons and institutions in their quest to learn about the surname history.
c) Produce publications for the membership pertaining to the Morse surname.
d) Be the archival center for all Morse genealogical material.
e) Hold and encourage Conventions and State and Local Conferences for those interested in the history of the Morse surname.
f) Educate the public and Society members in the methods and importance of sound genealogical research.
g) Investigate and use various scientific methods available in the search for a Morse past.

Main Programs

  1. General activities
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

We have no geographic bounds to our service area.

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Marcia Morse Mullins MNM

Keywords

Self-reported

morse morss moss genealogy research

EIN

23-7299348

 Number

2100442787

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

General activities

Website, newsletter, Morse Archives and Research Aids (MARA), preservation activities.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

We have no geographic bounds to our service area.

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Operations

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Morse Society Reorganized 1973

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Marcia Morse Mullins MNM

BIO

The Morse Society does not have staff; Marcia Morse Mullins, MNM is President of the Board

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Marcia Morse Mullins MNM

No Affiliation

Term: Jan 2011 - Dec 2012

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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