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A Bibliography of Writings by Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison, USN


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Biography of Rear Admiral Samuel Morison
Writings about Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison, USN


Books:

Admiral of the Ocean Sea. 2 vols. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1942. [Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1943.].

American Contributions to the Strategy of World War II. London: Oxford University Press, 1958.

The Ancient Classics in a Modern Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1939.

Builders of the Bay Colony. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1930.

By Land and By Sea. New York: Knopf, 1953.

With Mauricio Obregon. The Caribbean as Columbus Saw It. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1964.

Christopher Columbus, Mariner. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1955.

The Class Lives of Samuel Eliot and Nathaniel Homes Morison, Harvard 1839. Boston, MA: Privately printed, 1926.

The Conservative American Revolution. Washington, DC: Society of the Cincinnati, 1976. [Reprinted in Sailor Historian, pp. 234-53, without notes.].

Doctor Morison's Farewell to the Colonial Society of Massachusetts. Boston, MA: Merrymount Press, 1939.

The European Discovery of America. 2 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971-1974. [Vol. 1, The Northern Voyages, 1971; and Vol. 2, The Southern Voyages, 1974.].

The Events of the Year MDCCCCXXXV. Boston, MA: Merrymount Press, 1936.

The Founding of Harvard College. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1935.

Francis Parkman. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1973.

Freedom in Contemporary Society. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1956.

Harrison Gray Otis, 1765-1848: The Urbane Federalist. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1969.

Harvard College in the Seventeenth Century. 2 vols. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1936.

With Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Frederick Merk, Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr., and Paul Herman Buck. Harvard Guide to American History. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1963.

Historical Background for the Massachusetts Bay Tercentenary in 1930. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Bay Tercentenary, Inc., 1928, 1930. Tercentenary Bulletin, No. 10.

Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission. Texts of Inscriptions As Revised By Samuel Eliot Morison. Boston, MA: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1930.

History As A Literary Art. Boston, MA: Old South Association, 1946. [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, pp. 289-98; reprinted in Sailor Historian, pp. 383-93; Old South Leaflets Ser. 2, No. 1.].

A History of the Constitution of Massachusetts. Boston, MA: Special Commission on Revision of the Constitution, 1963.

A History of the Constitution of Massachusetts. Boston, MA: Wright & Potter, 1917.

History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. 15 vols. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1947-62.

I. The Battle of the Atlantic, 1947.
II. Operations in North African Waters, 1947.
III. The Rising Sun in the Pacific, 1948.
IV. Coral Sea, Midway, and Submarine Actions, 1950.
V. The Struggle for Guadalcanal, 1950.
VI. Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 1950.
VII. Aleutian, Gilberts, and Marshalls, 1951.
VIII. New Guinea and the Marianas, 1953.
IX. Sicily, Salerno Anzio, 1954.
X. The Atlantic Battle Won, 1956.
XI. The Invasion of France and Germany, 1957.
XII. Leyte, 1958.
XIII. The Liberation of the Philippines, 1959.
XIV. Victory in the Pacific, 1960.
XV. Supplement and General Index, 1962.

An Hour of American History: From Columbus to Coolidge. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott, 1929.

Introduction to Whaler Out of New Bedford. New Bedford: Old Dartmouth Historical Society, 1962.

John Paul Jones: A Sailor's Biography. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1959. [Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1960.].

Les Grandes Batailles Navales du Pacifique. 3 vols. Paris: Payot, 1949-59. Translation of portions of Vols. III, IV, V, VIII and XII of History of United States Naval Operations in World War II.

Life and Letters of Harrison Gray Otis. 2 vols. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1913.

Life in Washington a Century and a Half Ago. Washington, DC: Cosmos Club, 1968.

The Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1783-1860. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1921.

Nathaniel Homes Morison. Baltimore, MD: Peabody Institute, 1957.

A New and Fresh English Translation of the Letter of Columbus Announcing the Discovery of America. Madrid: Graficas Yagues, 1959.

"Old Bruin" Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, 1796-1858. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1967.

One Boy's Boston, 1887-1901. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1962.

The Oxford History of the American People. New York: Oxford University Press, 1965.

Oxford History of the United States. 2 vols. Oxford, MA: Oxford University Press, 1927.

The Pilgrim Fathers, Their Significance in History. Boston, MA: Merrymount Press, 1937.

Portuguese Voyages to America in the Fifteenth Century. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1940.

A Prologue to American History, An Inaugural Lecture. Oxford, MA: Clarendon Press, 1922. [Reprinted in By Land & By Sea, pp. 3-26.].

The Proprietors of Peterborough, New Hampshire. Peterborough: Historical Society, 1930.

The Puritan Pronaos. New York: New York University Press, 1936.

Ropemakers of Plymouth. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1950.

Sailor Historian: The Best of Samuel Eliot Morison. Edited by Emily Morison Beck. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1977.

Samuel de Champlain, Father of New France. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1972.

The Scholar in American, Past, Present, and Future. New York: Oxford University Press, 1961.

The Second Voyage of Christopher Columbus. New York: Oxford University Press, 1939.

Sources and Documents Illustrating the American Revolution, 1764-1788, and the Formation of the Federal Constitution. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1923.

Spring Tides. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1965.

The Story of Mount Desert Island, Maine. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1960.

The Story of the "Old Colony" of New Plymouth, 1620-1692. New York: Knopf, 1956. [Reprinted in Vistas of History, pp. 58-105, condensed.].

Strategy and Compromise. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1958.

These Forty Years. Boston, MA: Privately printed, 1948. Address to the 40th Reunion, Harvard Class of 1908.

Three Centuries of Harvard, 1636-1936. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1936.

The Two Ocean War. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1963.

Vistas of History. New York: Knopf, 1964.

William Hickling Prescott. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1958.

The Young Man Washington. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1932. [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, pp. 371-431, without notes.].


Articles:

"The 1836 Flags." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 39 (1936-37): 624-26.

"The 66-Day Saga of Mayflower I." New York Times Magazine 28 (14 April 1957): 42-49.

"Abigail Adams." Smithsonian 6 (October 1975): 96-97.

"Academic Seniority in Colonial Harvard." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 25 (1932-33): 576-78.

"Address at a Meeting in Sanders Theatre 27 May, Honoring Harvard Authorities for Defense of Academic Freedom." The Churchman (July 1954): 6-7.

"Address at the Tercentenary Celebration." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 39 (1936-37): 13-15; The Tercentenary of Harvard College, 196-99.

"An American Professor's Reflections on Oxford." London Spectator (7 November, 14 November 1925).

"American Strategy in the Pacific Ocean." Oregon Historical Quarterly 62 (1961): 5-56.

"An American University Quartercentenary." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 51 (1938-39): 40-47.

"The Arms and Seals of John Paul Jones." American Neptune 18 (1958): 301-305.

"Arthur Meier Schlessinger." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society New Series 76 (1967): 227-30.

"Augustus Peabody Loring, Jr." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 42 (1964).

"The Autobiography of Thomas Shepherd with Introduction and Bibliography." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 27 (1930): 345-400.

"The Battle of Surigao Strait." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 84, no. 12 (December 1958): 31-53.

"The Battle That Set Us Free." Saturday Evening Post 229 (7 July 1956): 32-33, 56-59.

"Boston Traders in the Hawaiian Islands, 1789-1823." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 54 (1920-21): 9-47; Washington Historical Quarterly 12 (1921-22): 166-201. [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, pp. 66-98, without notes.].

"Capt. Codman on the Mutiny in Dorchester Church and the Seamanship of St. Paul." American Neptune 2 (1942): 99-106.

"The Centenary of Prescott's Death." New England Quarterly 32 (1959): 243-48.

"Charles Bagot's Notes on Housekeeping and Entertaining in Washington, 1819." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 26 (1927): 438-46.

"Charles Morton (1627-98)." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts (1940): vii-xxix. Introduction to Society's reprint of Morton's Compendium Physicae.

"Christophe Colomb et le Portugal." Boletim de Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa (1956): 269-78.

"The Clipper Ships," in Albert Bushnell Hart (Ed.), Commonwealth History of Massachusetts. 5 vols. (New York: State History Co., 1927-30): 4, 434-72. [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, pp. 27-65.].

"The Colonial Policy of Columbus." Bulletin of the Pan American Union 76 (1942): 543-55.

"The Colonial Rectors of Trinity Church." Trinity Life (Lent 1937): 31-53.

"The Columbia's Winter Quarters of 1791-92 Located." Oregon Historical Quarterly 39 (1938): 3-7.

"Columbus and Polaris." American Neptune 1 (1941): 6-25, 123-37.

"Columbus As A Navigator." Studi Colombiani 2 (1951).

"The Commerce of Boston on the Eve of the Revolution." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society New Series 31 (1923): 24-51.

"Commodore Perry's Japan Expedition Press and Shipboard Theatre." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society New Series 77 (1967): 35-43.

"The Course of the Arbella from Cape Sable to Salem." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 27 (1932): 285-306.

"Cruising Hints for the West Indies." Yachting 65 (January-February 1939).

"Custom-House Records in Massachusetts as a Source of History." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 54 (1920-21): 324-31.

"Death of a Kennedy." Look 16 (27 February 1962): 105-112.

Dictionary of American Biography, under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies. New York: C. Scribner's sons, 1928-36. Morison wrote the following biographical articles for this publication:

"Did Roosevelt Start the War? History Through a Beard." Atlantic Monthly 182 (August 1948): 91-97. [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, pp. 328-45.].

"Did William Bradford Leave Leyden Before the Pilgrims." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 61 (1927-28): 34-39.

"Discovering the Great Discoverer." New York Times Magazine (9 October 1938): 6-7, 23-26.

"Dr. Amos Windship, 1745-1813, The Biography of a Rascal." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 25 (1924): 141-71.

"The Dry Salvages and the Thacher Shipwreck." American Neptune 25 (1965): 233-247.

"Dunster, Harper and Academic Freedom." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 38 (1935-36): 1206-09.

"DuPont, Tallyrand, and the French Spoilations." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 49 (1915-16): 63-79.

"The Eastern Baltic: (I) The Peace Conference and the Baltic; (II) Latvia; (III) Latvia, Continued; (IV) Esthonia; (V) Finland." The New Europe 12 (1919): 77-82, 127-32, 155-59, 200-205, 270-75.

"The Education of John Marshall." Atlantic Monthly 126 (July 1920): 45-54.

"The Education of Thomas Parker of Newbury." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 28 (1935): 261-67.

"Edward Channing: A Memoir." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 64 (1930-32): 250-84. [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, 299-327.].

"Elba Interlude." Military Affairs 21 (1958): 182-87.

"Elbridge Gerry, Gentleman-Democrat." New England Quarterly 2 (1929): 6-33. [Reprinted in By Land & By Sea, 181-99 without notes.].

"Ephraim Eliot's Private Report of the Class of 1780." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 19 (1918): 290-95.

"Exhibition of Virginiana in the Widener Library Treasure Room." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 37 (1934-35): 197-99.

"Extracts from the Commonplace Book of Ephraim Eliot and from Newspapers Relating to Seth Hudson and Joshua Howe." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 25 (1924): 40-43.

"Faith of a Historian." American Historical Review 56 (1951): 261-75. [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, 346-59.]

"The Finding Fathers: Which European Discovered America?" European Community No. 192 (January-February 1976): 4-13. [Reprinted in Sailor Historian, pp. 14-31.]

"The First National Nominating Convention." American Historical Review 17 (1912): 744-63.

"Forcing the Dardanelles in 1810." New England Quarterly (1928): 208-25.

"The Formation of the Massachusetts Constitution." Massachusetts Law Quarterly 40 (December 1955): 1-17.

"Francis Bowen, An Early Test of Academic Freedom in Massachusetts." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 65 (1932-36): 597-611.

"The Great Rebellion in Harvard College and the Resignation of President Kirkland." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 27 (1932): 54-112.

"Greatest Voyage Ever Made." Saturday Evening Post 231 (3 October 1959): 42-43, 148-53.

"Guadalcanal." Saturday Evening Post 235 (28 July 1962): 22-23, 62-65.

"Harvard and Academic Oaths." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 37 (1934-35): 682-86.

"Harvard Degree Diplomas." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 25 (1932-33): 804-13, 907.

"Harvard 'Firsts' and Honorary Degrees." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 36 (1933-34): 1011-12.

"Harvard in the Colonial Wars, 1675-1748." Harvard Graduates' Magazine 26 (1918): 554-74.

"The Harvard Presidency." New England Quarterly 31 (1958): 435-46.

"The Harvard School of Astronomy in the Seventeenth Century." New England Quarterly 7 (1934): 3-24.

"Harvard Seals and Arms." Harvard Graduates' Magazine 43 (1933): 1-13.

"Harvard's Past." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 38 (1935-36): 265-74; The Tercentenary of Harvard College 47-62. [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, pp. 250-64.].

"The Henry-Crillon Affair of 1812." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 49 (1947-50): 207-31. [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, pp. 265-86, without notes.].

"Henry Dunster, First President of Harvard College." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 31 (1928-29): 335-98.

"Historical Notes on the Gilbert and Marshall Islands." American Neptune 4 (1944): 87-118; Life (22 May 1944): 90-96+. [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, pp. 124-57, without notes.].

"Historical Register of Harvard University, 1636-1936." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 39 (1936-37): 565-68.

"History." The History and Traditions of Harvard College. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Crimson, 1928.

With Ephraim Emerson, "History, 1838-1929," in Samuel Eliot Morison (Ed.), The Development of Harvard College Since the Inauguration of President Eliot. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1930.

"The History of Universities." The Rice Institute Pamphlet 23 (1936): 211-82.

"How to Read Moby Dick." Life 40 (26 June 1956): 57-68.

"Impressions of Harvard After Oxford." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 28 (1925-26): 917-20.

"In Memorium: Perry Miller." New England Quarterly 37 (1964).

"The India Ventures of Fisher Ames, 1794-1804." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society New Series 37 (1928): 14-23.

Introduction to "Harvard College Records." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 31 (1936): 9-17, 279-89, 303-6, 325-26, 405-7.

"Introduction to the Commonplace Book of Joseph Green, 1675-1715." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 34 (1943): 191-96.

"John Adams and Thomas Jefferson," New England Society of Pennsylvania, 47th Annual Report 1928, 51-67. [Reprinted in By Land & By Sea, pp. 219-30.].

"John Cabot, The Mysterious Sailor Whose Voyages Laid the Basis for English Claims to North America." Smithsonian 2 (April 1971): 12-20.

"John Fitzgerald Kennedy." Atlantic Monthly 213 (February 1964): 47-49.

"Jottings on John Harvard." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 32 (1929-30): 574-79.

"The Kremlin of Moscow." Horae Scholasticae 36 (1902): 26-28.

"The Landing at Fedhala, Morocco, November 8, 1942." American Neptune 3 (1943): 99-105; American Foreign Service Journal 2 (1943): 113-16, 156-57. [Reprinted in Sailor Historian, pp. 203-209.].

"Lessons of Pearl Harbor." Saturday Evening Post 234 (28 October 1961): 19-27.

"The Letter-Book of Hugh Hall." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 32 (1937): 514-21.

"Liberty and the Constitution." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Society of Sons of the Revolution (1923): 91-121.

"The Library of George Alcock, Medical Student, 1676." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 28 (1935): 350-57.

"Life Resails Columbus's Routes." Life 6 (25 March 1939): 102-06.

"The Log of the Pilgrim, 1781-1782." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 25 (1924): 94-124.

"The Massachusetts Embassy to Washington, 1815." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 48 (1914-15): 343-51.

"The Mayflower's Destination and the Pilgrim Fathers' Patents." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 38 (1959): 357-413.

"Medicine at Harvard in the Seventeenth Century." Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin (October 1933).

"Memoir of Alden Bradford." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 55 (1921-22): 153-64.

"Memoir of Edward Henry Clement." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 56 (1922-23): 57-68.

"Memoir of Vice Admiral Theodore S. Wilkinson USN." Alumni Horae Scholasticae 26 (1946): 33-38.

"Mistress Glover's Household Furnishings at Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1638-1641." Old-Time New England 25 (1934): 29-32.

"Mr. Lincoln Attends Church." Maryland Historical Magazine 57 (March 1962): 47-55.

"Nathaniel Eaton, First Head of Harvard College." Harvard Graduates' Magazine 61 (1933): 127-42.

"Needlework Picture Representing a Colonial College Building." Old-Time New England 24 (1933): 67-72.

"The New Baltic Republics: (I) Esthonia and Latvia: (II) Lithuania and Finland." The Youth's Companion (7 October, 28 October 1920.)

"New England and the Opening of the Columbia River Salmon Trade." Oregon Historical Quarterly 28 (1927): 111-32.

"New Light Wanted on the Old Colony." William & Mary Quarterly 3d ser., 15 (1958): 359-64.

"Notes from Maine." American Speech 4 (1929): 356.

"Notes on Writing Naval (not Navy) English." American Neptune 9 (1949): 5-10.

"Nova Albion and New England." Oregon Voter (14 Aug. 1926), and Oregon Historical Quarterly 28 (1927): 1-17.

"The Old American Merchant Marine." The Landmark 5 (1923): 793-99.

"Old School and College Books in the Prince Library." More Books 11 (1936): 77-93.

"The Origins of the Monroe Doctrine, 1775-1823." Economica 1 (February 1924): 27-51.

"Our Most Unpopular War." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 80 (1968): 38-54; reprinted in Samuel Eliot Morison, Frederick Merk, and Frank Freidel, Dissent in Three American Wars Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1970.

"PPA Press Conference Summary." Publishers World 187 (22 March 1965): 41-43.

"Pacific Strategy." Marine Corps Gazette 46 (August 1962): 34-40, (September 1962): 34-39.

"Peace Convention of February 1961." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 73 (1961): 58-80. [Reprinted in Vistas of History, pp. 125-58, without notes.].

"The Pennoyer Scholarship." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 36 (1933-34): 660-62.

"The Plantation of Nasaway--An Industrial Experiment." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 27 (1932): 204-22.

"The Plymouth Colony and Virginia." Virginia Magazine of History & Biography 62 (1954): 147-65.

"Plymouth Colony Beachhead." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 80, no. 12 (December 1954): 1345-57.

"Precedence at Harvard College in the Seventeenth Century." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society New Series 42 (1933): 371-431.

"Prelude to Independence. The Virginia Resolution of May 15, 1776." William & Mary Quarterly 3d ser., 8 (1951): 483-92.

"Prescott: The American Thucydides." Atlantic Monthly 200 (Nov. 1957): 165-72. [Reprinted in Sailor Historian, pp. 343-55.].

"The Principles and Experiences of an Historian." Speech delivered to the Fondation Internationale Balzan in Rome, Italy, 19 May 1963.

"The Property of Harrison Gray Otis, Loyalist." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 14 (1919): 320-50.

"Publishers World Interviews Samuel Eliot Morison." Publishers World 206 (4 November 1974): 6-7.

"Ragusa." Proceedings of the Hellenic Travellers' Club (1929): 145-57.

"The Real John Paul Jones." Saturday Evening Post 231 (1 August 1959): 26-27, 55-57.

"Remarks" on Charles E. Banks, "Persecution as a Factor in Emigration [of the Puritans]." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 63 (1929-30): 151-54.

"Remarks on Economic Conditions in Massachusetts in 1780." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 20 (1920): 191-92.

"Reminiscences of Charles Eliot Norton." New England Quarterly 38 (1960): 364-68. [Reprinted in Sailor Historian, pp. 409-13.].

"Report on Contents of Package Sealed September 8, 1836 and Opened September 8, 1936." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 39 (1936-37): 370-77.

"Reports on the Harvard Columbus Expedition." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 42-43 (1939-41). [Reprinted in By Land and By Sea, pp. 99-123.].

"The Reverend Seaborn Cotton's Commonplace Book." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 32 (1937): 350-52.

With F.S. Crowley, Review of E.F. Gray's Lief Eriksson New England Quarterly 4 (1931): 554-60.

Review of George W. Pierson's History of Yale New England Quarterly 30 (1957): 396-402.

Review of V. Stefansson's Ultima Thule Hispanic American Historical Review 21 (1941): 452-56.

"Robert Morris." Harvard Business School Alumni Bulletin (15 December 1927.).

"The Roosevelt Collection of Naval Art." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 89 (November 1963): 81-96.

"Route of Columbus Along the North Coast of Haiti, and the Site of Navidad." Transactions of the American Philosophical Society n.s., 31 (1940): 239-85.

"The Sea in Literature." Atlantic Monthly 196 (September 1955): 67-71.

"Senior Alumnus, Senior Graduate, and Oldest Living Graduate." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 39 (1936-37): 847-49.

"Sir Charles Firth and Master Hugh Peter, with a Hugh Peter Bibliography." Harvard Graduates' Magazine 39 (December 1930): 121-40.

"Sir Charles Vaughan's Viaticum of 1826." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 59 (1925-26): 377-414.

"Sir Winston Churchill, Nobel Prize Winner." Saturday Review 36 (31 October 1953): 22-23; Saturday Review Gallery (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959): 413-18. [Reprinted in Sailor Historian, pp. 377-82.]

"Six Minutes That Changed the World." American Heritage 14 (February 1963): 50-55, 102-103.

"Sons of Liberty." Reader's Digest 87 (November 1965): 281-286.

"Squire Ames and Doctor Ames." New England Quarterly I (1928): 5-31. [Reprinted in By Land & By Sea, pp. 200-218, without notes.].

"The Struggle Over the Adoption of the Massachusetts Constitution, 1780." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 50 (1916-17): 353-411.

"Summer Costume of Harvard Students a Century Ago." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 51 (1938-39): 550.

"Texts and Translations of the Journal of Columbus's First Voyage." Hispanic American Historical Review 19 (1939): 235-61.

"Those Misunderstood Puritans." The Forum 85 (March 1931): 142-47.

"Thoughts on Naval Strategy, World War II." Naval War College Review 20 (March 1968): 3-10.

"Three Oathless Centuries in Massachusetts." Massachusetts Law Quarterly (April 1936).

"Tribute to Albert Bushnell Hart." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 66 (1936-41): 434-38.

"Two Minutes That Changed the Pacific War." New York Times Magazine 10 (1 June 1952): 10, 44-47.

"Two 'Signers' on Salaries and the Stage." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 62 (1928-29): 55-64.

"Virginians and Marylanders at Harvard College in the Seventeenth Century." William & Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine 2d ser. 13 (1933): 1-9.

"The Vote of Massachusetts on Summoning a Constitutional Convention, 1776-1916." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 50 (1916-17): 241-49.

"Washington, the Man and His Fame." Quebec 7 (1932): 47, 69-70.

"Why Japan Surrendered: Excerpt from American Navy in World War II." Atlantic Monthly 206 (October 1960): 41-47.

"The Will of a Boston Slave." Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts 25 (1924): 253-54.

"William Pynchon, the Founder of Springfield." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 64 (1930-32): 67-107.

"The Willie Jones-John Paul Jones Tradition." William & Mary Quarterly 3d ser., 16 (1959): 198-206.

"Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin." Saturday Evening Post 234 (21 January 1961): 21, 76-78. [Reprinted in Vistas of History, pp. 106-124.].

With J. Dellinger Barney, "The Yard in 1811-1812 and the Old College Pump." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 38 (1935-36): 534-38.




Writings about Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison, USN

Bauer, K. Jack, comp. "Bibliography of Writings by Samuel Eliot Morison." Special Edition, NASOH Newsletter (December 1977).

Beck, Emily Morison, ed. Sailor Historian: The Best of Samuel Eliot Morison. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1977.

Garraty, John A. and Mark C. Carnes, eds. American National Biography. Vol. 15. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. [See "Morison, Samuel Eliot," pp. 867-871, which includes a list of additional sources.].

Morison, Samuel Eliot. "The Principles and Experiences of an Historian." Speech delivered to the Fondation Internationale Balzan in Rome, Italy, 19 May 1963.

Moritz, Charles, ed. Current Biography Yearbook, 1962. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1962. [See "Morison, Samuel Eliot," pp. 302-304.].

National Cyclopedia of American Biography. Vol. 61. Clifton, NJ: James T. White, 1982. [See "Morison, Samuel Eliot," pp. 129-131.].

Pfitzer, Gregory M. Samuel Eliot Morison's Historical World: In Quest of a New Parkman. Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 1991.

Roth, Ann, ed. Current Biography: Who's News and Why, 1951. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1952. [See "Morison, Samuel Eliot," pp. 436-438.].