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Perry David Morrison

Perry David Morrison, American librarian, educator.


  • Morrison, Perry David was born on November 30, 1919 in Minneapolis. Son of Arthur D. and Vera Mae (Perry) Morrison.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Pasadena City College, 1940. AB, Whittier College, 1942. Master of Arts, Whittier College, 1947.

      Bachelor of Library Science, University California, Berkeley, 1949. D.L.S., University California, Berkeley, 1961.


    • Assistant Huntington Library, San Marino, California, 1947-1948. Assistant university librarian, head social science librarian University Oregon, Eugene, 1949-1963, professor School Librarianship, 1967-1982, professor emeritus, from 1982, dean School Librarianship, 1970-1973, coordinator library research, university library, 1978-1982, part-time reference librarian, 1982-1989, acting assistant university librarian, 1979-1980. Retired

      College librarian, director library science program Sacramento State College, 1963-1965.

      Associate professor University Washington School Librarianship, 1965-1967. Consultant Monash University Library, Australia, 1975-1976, Central Oregon Community College, 1977, Victoria State College, Toorak, Melbourne St. College, Kevin Grove St. College, Australia, 1980, Portland Community College, 1981, Treaty Oak Educational District, Oregon, 1983. Director various Office Education Institutes, 1968-1975.

      Member grant award appraisal panels Office Education, Washington, 1972-1974.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: United Church of Christ


    Member advisory board Lane County Law Library., 1986-1992. Treasurer Residents Association Cascade Manor, Eugene, Oregon, 1993-1995. Active Learning in Retirement Program committee University Oregon, 1993-1995.

    Captain United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Library Association (life), Special Libraries Association (honorary life, president Oregon chapter 1974-1975), Oregon Library. Association (honorary life, president 1961-1962), Pacific Northwest Library.

    Association (editor and business manager journal. 1967-1971), Association College and Research Libraries Association (committees), Lane County Association Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (president 1985-1986), University Oregon Retired Professors Association, Faculty Club University Oregon (treasurer 1981-1982).


    • Married Catherine Jean Gushwa, April 22, 1946 (deceased October 1991).
    • father: Arthur D. Morrison
    • mother: Vera Mae (Perry) Morrison
    • spouse: Catherine Jean Gushwa
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    Born November 30, 1919
    Died December 7, 2000
    (aged 81)
    • 1940
      Pasadena City College
    • 1942
      Whittier College
    • 1947
      Whittier College
    • 1949
      University California
    • 1961
      University California
    • 1947 - 1948
      Assistant, Huntington Library
      California, United States
    • 1949 - 1963
      assistant, social science librarian University Oregon
      Eugene, Oregon, United States
    • 1949 - 1963
      head, social science librarian University Oregon
      Eugene, Oregon, United States
    • 1982 - 1989
      assistant, social science librarian University Oregon
    • 1982 - 1989
      head, social science librarian University Oregon
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