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Three Centuries of Harvard, 1636-1936
This one-volume history of Harvard is not so much a summary of Professor Morison s monumental work, of which two volumes remain to be written, as it is an entirely fresh handling of his vast material. With a mind saturated in the lore and tradition at his command, he has sat down to tell the whole story informally and briefly. Documentation and all the learned apparatus of ...more
Paperback, 520 pages
Published October 15th 1986 by Belknap Press
(first published January 1st 1936)
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Samuel Eliot Morison, son of John H. and Emily Marshall (Eliot) Morison, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on 9 July 1887. He attended Noble’s School at Boston, and St. Paul’s at Concord, New Hampshire, before entering Harvard University, from which he was graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1908. He studied at the Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques, Paris, France, in 1908-1909, and retu ...moreMore about Samuel Eliot Morison...