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Catalog Number PMM 29-1020
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content Samuel E. Morison Letters- correspondence between "Uncle Sam" Morison and Brooks Colcord largely focused upon repairs to Morison's boat due to hurricane damages and socializing. Includes:
a 26 December letter to Frances;
a June 13, 1955 TIME magazine page regarding Morison's retirement; and
a July 30, 1926 letter from the President of the Maine Historical Society to Lincoln Colcord inquiring as to whether Lincoln was preparing a maritime history of Maine similar to Morison's Maritime History of Massachusetts
Catalog type Archive
Title Samuel E. Morison Letters
Collection Colcord Collection
People Colcord, Lincoln Ross
Colcord, Brooks
Morrison, Samuel H
Subjects Seafaring life
Sea stories
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact