Morgan, Edmund Morris, 1878-1966

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Professor of law. Harvard A.B., 1902, A.M., 1903. LL.B, 1905. Yale A.M., 1919. Law practice Duluth, Minn., 1907-1912. Prof. law U. of Minn., 1912-1917; Yale, 1917-1925; Harvard, 1925-1950; Vanderbilt, 1950-1966. Chairman in Office of Defense to draft uniform military justice code. In Judge Advocate's office, U.S. Army, 1917-1919. Member, Advisory Committee, U.S. Supreme Court on Rules of Civil Procedure. Author of: The Legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti (1948); Cases on Evidence (1934, 1942); Introduction to Study of Law.

From the description of Papers of Edmund Morris Morgan, 1925-1949 (inclusive). (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 122468681

Morgan, Edmund Morris, Jr., educator.

  • November 11, 1878: b. Mineral Ridge, O.; s. Edmund Morris and Sarah M. (Davis) M.
  • 1902: A.B., Harvard
  • 1903: A.M., Harvard
  • 1905: LL.B., Harvard
  • 1919: A.M., Yale
  • April 26, 1911: m. Elsie Sears Smith; children: Roberta Mary, Edmund Sears
  • 1905: Began practice at Duluth
  • 1907 - 1912 : Member Wilson & Morgan
  • 1912 - 1917 : Professor of Law, University of Minnesota
  • 1917 - 1925 : Professor of Law, Yale
  • 1925 - 1950 : Professor of Law, Harvard
  • 1936 - 1937 : 1942 - 1945 : Acting dean, Harvard School of Law
  • 1938 - 1950 : Royall Professor
  • 1950 - 1950 ???? : Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University
  • n.d.: Chairman, Office Secretary of Defense, Committee to draft uniform military justice code.
  • 1908 - 1910 : Assistant city attorney and acting city attorney, Duluth
  • 1912 - 1913 : Special Counsel, Duluth Charter Commission
  • 1913: Appointed city attorney, Duluth, but declined to qualify
  • September 1917: Commanding major, judge advocate
  • July 1918: Lt. col., judge advocate
  • September, 1917 - June, 1919 : Assistant to the judge advocate general, U.S. Army, Washington
  • January 1966: Died.

Reporter on Code of Evidence, American Law Institute Member, Advisory Committee, U.S. Supreme Court on Rules of Civil Procedure.

Author: Introduction to Study of Law,1924, 1948 Cases on Common Law Pleading,(Whittier and Morgan), 1917 Cases on Evidence(Morgan and Maguire), 1934, 1942 The Legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti(with G.L. Joughin), 1948 Some Problems of Proof under Anglo-American System,1956

From the guide to the Papers, 1925-1949, (Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University)

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creatorOf Beale, Joseph Henry, 1861-1943. Letters to Edmund Morris Morgan, February 1930. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Frankfurter, Felix. Felix Frankfurter Papers. 1900-1965. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Harry Shulman papers, 1922-1955 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Scott, Austin Wakeman. Austin Wakeman Scott papers. 1906-1979. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Morgan, Edmund Morris, 1878-1966. Notes on military law, / by Lieut-Colonel E.M. Morgan 1918-1919. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Waldron, William Augustus. Class Notes of William Augustus Waldron. 1940-1941. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf MacLachlan, James Angell, 1891-. Papers, 1925-1960 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Buckner, Walter Gentry. Class notes of lectures taken at Harvard Law School, 1929-1930. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf American Committee for the Guidance of Professional Personnel. American Committee for the Guidance of Professional Personnel records, 1938-1945. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Morgan, Edmund Morris, 1878-1966. Papers of Edmund Morris Morgan, 1925-1949 (inclusive). Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886-1960. Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Morgan, Edmund Morris, 1878-1966. [Letter] 1941 Sept. 17, Cambridge, Mass. [to] Wilbur H. Cherry, Minneapolis, Minn. / E.M. Morgan. University of Minnesota, Law Library, Twin Cities Campus, Law Library
creatorOf Adams, I. Murray (Isaac Murray). Letters to Isaac Murray Adams, 1920-1922. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn John MacArthur Maguire papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn James Angell MacLachlan Papers, 1925-1960 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Holdsworth, William Searle, Sir, 1871-1944. Letters, ca. 1922-1943. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935. Correspondence of Oliver W. Holmes, 1891-1931. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Pashgian, John Y. The class notes of John Y. Pashgian, 1929-1932. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Scott, Austin Wakeman, 1884-1981. Austin Wakeman Scott papers, 1906-1979. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Maguire, John MacArthur, 1888-. Papers, 1924-1973 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Harvard Law School. [Address to students of Harvard law school called into the service of the United States], 1941 May 31. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Doan, Thomas Worth, d. 1952. The class notes of Thomas Worth Doan, 1915. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Shulman, Harry, 1903-1955. Harry Shulman papers, 1922-1955 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Harvard Law School. Board of Student Advisers. Ames Competition model argument, October 28, 1949. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Miscellaneous correspondence, 1889-1936. Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Morgan, Edmund Morris, 1878-1966. The class notes of Edmund Morris Morgan, ca.1902-1905. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Ehrmann, Herbert B. (Herbert Brutus), 1891-1970. Papers, 1906-1970 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn American Committee for the Guidance of Professional Personnel records, 1938-1945 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Dane, G. Ezra (George Ezra), 1904-1941. The class notes of George Ezra Dane, 1925-1928. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Mumford, Robert Evans, d. 1986. The Class Notes of Robert Evans Mumford, ca.1929-1932 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Papers, 1925-1949 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf LeFevre, Richard Harr. The Class Notes of Richard Harr LeFevre, 1930-1933. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Von Mehren, Arthur Taylor. The class notes of Arthur Taylor Von Mehren, 1943-1945. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
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