Samuel Eliot Morison Biography

Samuel Eliot Morison was professor of history at Harvard University.

Bibliography

The life and letters of Harrison Gray Otis, Federalist, 1765-1848, by Samuel Eliot Morison with portraits and other illustrations. 2 vols. Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1913.

William Knox on American taxation, 1769; ed. by S. E. Morison. Boston: Old South Association, 1917.

The maritime history of Massachusetts, 1783-1860, by Samuel Eliot Morison. Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1921.

Paul Revere's own account of his midnight ride, April 18-19, 1775. With a short account of his life, by S.E. Morison. Boston, Old South Association, 1922.

Sources and documents illustrating the American Revolution, 1764-1788, and the formation of the Federal Constitution, selected and edited by S.E. Morison Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1923.

The Oxford history of the United States, 1783-1917, by S.E. Morison. 2 vols. Oxford University Press, 1927.

An hour of American history, from Columbus to Coolidge, by Samuel Eliot Morison. New York and London: J.B. Lippincott, 1929.

The Development of Harvard university since the inauguration of President Eliot, 1869-1929. Edited by Samuel Eliot Morison. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1930.

The growth of the American republic, by Samuel Eliot Morison and Henry Steele Commager. New York: Oxford University Press, 1930.

The young man Washington, by Samuel Eliot Morison. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1932.

Harvard college in the seventeenth century, by Samuel Eliot Morison. 2 vols. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1936.

The founding of Harvard College, by Samuel Eliot Morison. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, c1995.

The Puritan pronaos; studies in the intellectual life of New England in the seventeenth century, by Samuel Eliot Morison. New York: New York University Press; London: H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1936.

The growth of the American republic. Rev. and enl. ed. 2 vols. New York, London: Oxford university press, 1937; 7th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.

The second voyage of Christopher Columbus from Cadiz to Hispaniola and the discovery of the Lesser Antilles, by S.E. Morison. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1939.

The log cabin myth; a study of the early dwellings of the English colonists in North America, by Harold R. Shurtleff; edited with an introduction by Samuel Eliot Morison. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1939.

Portuguese voyages to America in the fifteenth century, by Samuel Eliot Morison. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1940.

Admiral of the ocean sea, a life of Christopher Columbus, by Samuel Eliot Morison. Maps by Erwin Raisz. Drawings by Bertram Greene. Boston: Little, Brown, 1942; New York: MJF Books, 1997.

History of United States naval operations in World War II. 1st ed. 15 vols. Boston: Little, Brown, 1947-62; Reprint, with an introduction by Dudley Wright Knox. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001-2002.

Freedom in contemporary society. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1956.

The intellectual life of colonial New England. 2d ed. New York: New York University Press, 1956; Reprint, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1980.

Strategy and compromise. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1958.

William Hickling Prescott, 1796-1859. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1958.

John Paul Jones, a sailor's biography. With charts and diagrs. by Erwin Raisz and with photos. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1959; Reprint, with an introduction by James C. Bradford. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1999.

The story of Mount Desert Island, Maine. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1960.

The scholar in America: past, present, and future. 1st ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1961.

One boy's Boston, 1887-1901. By Samuel Eliot Morison. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. One boy's Boston, 1887-1901; Reprint, with a foreword by Edward Weeks. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1983.

The two ocean war, a short history of the United States Navy in the Second World War. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1963; Reprint, Boston: Little, Brown, 1989.

Vistas of history. 1st ed. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1964.

"Old Bruin": Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1794-1858; the American naval officer who helped found Liberia. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1967.

Dissent in three American wars, by Samuel Eliot Morison, Frederick Merk, and Frank Freidel. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1970.

Of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647, by William Bradford; the complete text, with notes and an introduction by Samuel Eliot Morison. New ed. New York: A.A. Knopf, 2001.

The Oxford history of the American people, Samuel Eliot Morison. New York: Meridan, 1994.

The European discovery of America. Samuel Eliot Morison. 2 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Those misunderstood Puritans, by Samuel Eliot Morison; with an introduction by Francis J. Bremer. North Brookfield, Mass.: Sun Hill Press, 1992.

Sailor historian: the best of Samuel Eliot Morison, edited by Emily Morison Beck; foreword by Walter Muir Whitehill; some reflections on style by David McCord. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989; 1977.