Arthur M. Morrissey Photographs of Haiti


Arthur M. Morrissey Photographs of Haiti

1964-1979, 1988

Photographs taken by American ophthalmologist Arthur M. Morrissey documenting his time spent in Haiti from the 1960s through the 1980s. The images were primarily taken in Port-de-Paix and Tortuga, and depict scenes of daily life of Haitian people, Haitian landscapes and seascapes, as well as Morrissey's time working in a medical clinic.

0.5 linear feet, 2 containers

eng, Latn


SNAC Resource ID: 11673002

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Morrissey, Arthur M., 1906-2004 (person)

Arthur M. Morrissey was born on December 26, 1906 to Michael and Amy E. (Ryan) Morrissey. He attended Boston College and graduated in 1929. Morrissey became an ophthalmologist and was appointed Surgeon-in-Chief to the Ear, Nose, and Throat Service at the Cambridge City Hospital in 1941. He was also a veteran of World War II. Morrissey donated his brother’s collection of Japanese prints to Boston College in December 1949 as a memorial to his brother, Leonard Morrissey. Arthur M. Morrissey also do...