Finding aid (PDF)
Scope and Content Note
Rear Admiral Samuel E. Morison and his staff accumulated these records during the writing of the fifteen-volume History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Included are administrative correspondence on this project, drafts of several volumes, and some of the research materials. A subject card index is available, but is not complete. Most of these records are filed under the specific volume of the series to which they refer. There are some miscellaneous subject files.
This collection should be cited as Papers of Samuel E. Morison, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.