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Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976



  • Existence: 1887-07-09 - 1976-05-15

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Bern Anderson papers

Identifier: MSC-088

The Anderson papers consist of career papers, correspondence, subject files, writings, and other miscellaneous items related to the military career of Bern Anderson. The majority of the materials in this collection are from the career series and the correspondence series. These materials reflect many angles of his active United States Naval duty including: his personal letters during active duty, his materials regarding Operation Hollandia, his published and unpublished writings, diaries, citations, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1920-1960

Thomas B. Buell collection on Raymond A. Spruance

Identifier: MSC-037.1

This collection consists of research materials collected by Thomas B. Buell, author and retired naval officer, for his biography of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, The Quiet Warrior, published by Little, Brown and Company in 1974.

Dates: 1866-2002 and undated; Majority of material found within 1971-1974

"Harvard Columbus Expedition," by Samuel E. Morison, 1939 Sep 29, 1940 Jan 26

 File — Box 2: Series III; Series IV; Series V, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSC-236- Series IV
Scope and Contents

Published in the Harvard Alumni Bulletin.

Dates: 1939 Sep 29, 1940 Jan 26

North Pacific Ocean hydrographic chart, 1919 Oct

 File — Map case 6, Drawer: 1
Identifier: MSC-364- File MSI 035
Scope and Contents

United States Navy Hydrographic Office chart "North Pacific Ocean, Middle Part" (October, 1919), used in research of the Battle of Midway, June 4-7, 1942 and containing markings by Admiral Raymond Ames Spruance, USN. The chart was used in discussions with Admiral Spruance.

Dates: 1919 Oct

Roger Pineau papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-212
Content Description The collection is divided into ten series. Series One, Biographical Information, contains Pineau’s vita and biographical information, while Series II, Civilian and Naval Papers, has personnel and retirement papers, 1965–1972, as well as his naval orders and fitness reports, 1943–1978.Correspondence, both letters sent and received, is one of the largest components of the collection and it is arranged by last name and topic for the years 1942–1993. Prominent correspondents include Hanson Baldwin, Captain Edward Beach, CDR Masatake Chihaya, James Fahey, Goro Nakano, the U.S. Naval Institute, Jurgen Rohwer, Robert Sherrod, and the Smithsonian Institution. A second segment of correspondence contains letters to and from individuals for whom he performed appraisals.Series Four holds speech notes and speeches that Pineau gave between 1965 and the early 1990s. In addition, there are speeches given by other individuals. Captain Pineau was a prolific writer on military topics, especially World War II. Included in Series Five, Writings, are his articles and book reviews, as well as articles and book reviews of others on military topics. Prominent among these are the works of Robert Sherrod.An oral history interview with Robert D. Ogg in 1983 is in Series Six. Subject files form Series Seven. Topics covered include research materials for And I Was There, ballooning, the Panay incident, Pearl Harbor, Silas Talbot, the Quasi-War with France, and White...
Dates: 1864 - 1999