Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Dates:
Birth 1887-07-09
Death 1976-05-15
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Morison graduated from Harvard in 1908 and taught American history at Harvard.

From the description of Course material for History 161b, the discovery of America, 1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512193

Morison earned his Harvard AB in 1908, his Harvard AM in 1909, and his Harvard PhD in 1912. He taught history at Harvard.

From the description of Notes in English 28, second half year, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074686

From the description of The Ottoman Empire under Suleiman the Magnificent : thesis for Semitic 14, 1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074852

From the description of Notes in History 25, 1909-1910. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074926

From the description of Notes in History 11, 1907-1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074840

From the description of Notes and reports in Philosophy 10, 1907-1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074846

From the description of The influence of Dunstan on church and state, 924-988 : thesis for History 9, 1907-1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074839

From the description of Notes and reports in English 8a, 1906-1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074794

From the description of Pope Alexander VI and the temporal power, 1492-1503 : thesis for History 7, 1907-1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074838

From the description of Notes in Philosophy D : taught by William James, 1906-1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074806

From the description of The suppression of the Paris commune, May 20-27, 1871 : thesis [for History 16], 1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074738

From the description of Notes in History 1, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074687

From the description of Notes and reports in English 7b, 1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074791

From the description of The expedition against Cadiz : thesis for History 27, December 21, 1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074739

Morison graduated from Harvard in 1908 and taught American history at Harvard; he was a most prolific historian where Harvard itself was the subject of his researches.

From the description of Papers of Samuel Eliot Morison, 1807-1976 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973314

Samuel Eliot Morison was a Harvard professor and historian who wrote many books on Harvard's history, including his Harvard College in the Seventeenth Century (1936) in which he published a portion of this commonplace book. Elnathan Chauncy (d. 1684) was the son of Harvard's President Charles Chauncy and a received his AB from Harvard College in 1661. George Lyman Kittredge (1860-1941) was a Harvard professor of English literature. Kenneth Ballard Murdock (1895-1975) graduated from Harvard in 1916, taught English at Harvard and served as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

From the description of Samuel Eliot Morison transcript of Elnathan Chauncy commonplace book, ca. 1936. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 760470560

U.S. naval officer and historian.

From the description of Samuel Eliot Morison papers, 1939-1972 (bulk 1942-1956). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983684

From the description of Papers, 1939-1972 (bulk 1942-1956). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70937677

Historian, writer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Eliot Morison : oral history, 1973. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741908

Samuel Eliot Morison frequently taught courses on early American history in his tenure as professor of history at Harvard College. These courses, known as History 10 (through 1935), History 60 (through 1947), and History 160, were offered on a regular basis, and were almost always taught by Morison from 1925 through 1954.

From the description of Lecture notes for course in American history to 1789, [c. 1925-1954] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512902

American historian.

From the description of Oral history interview, 1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70966447

American historian; summer resident of Northeast Harbor, Me.

From the description of Oral history interview, [197-] [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70972702

From the description of Oral history interview, [197-]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971173

Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy Reserve.

From the description of Papers, 1911-1969. (Navy Department Library, Naval History & Heritage Command). WorldCat record id: 53401404

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