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Morrison Chandler Haviland

Morrison Chandler Haviland was American librarian.


  • Haviland, Morrison Chandler was born on April 7, 1915 in Glens Falls, New York, United States. Son of Morrison LeRoy and Mabel Eva (West) Haviland.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard, 1937; Bachelor of Science in Library. Service, Columbia University, 1938. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1947.


    • Cataloguer Harvard College Library., 1935-1937, circulation, reference and exchange assistant, 1938-1942, assistant to director, reference assistant, 1947-1950. Acting head research book room University California General Library., Berkeley, 1947. Library Wabash College, 1950-1955.

      Director University Vermont Library., 1955-1961. Chief reader services Air University Library., Maxwell A.F.B., Alabama, 1961-1964. Assistant director Tulane University Library., 1964-1965.

      Associate library University Massachusetts Library., Amherst, 1965-1967. Readers services director State University New York at Albany, 1967-1970, archivist and campus records officer, 1971-1977.


    Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Association of University Professors, American, Massachusetts, New England, Southeast library associations, Association College and Research Libraries, Association Special Libraries and Information Bureau, Federation International Documentation, Biblio. Society of America, Special Libraries Association, Society of America Archivists, Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference.


    • Married Mary Elizabeth Mooney, August 26, 1939. Children: Randolph Thompson, John Beard, William Morrison, Peter LeRoy.
    • father: Morrison LeRoy Haviland
    • mother: Mabel Eva (West) Haviland
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Mooney
    • children: Randolph Thompson Haviland
    • John Beard Haviland
    • William Morrison Haviland
    • Peter LeRoy Haviland
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    • 1937
    • 1938
      Columbia University
    • 1947
      University California
    • 1935 - 1937
      Cataloguer Harvard College Library
    • 1947
      acting head, research book room University California General Library
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1950 - 1955
      library Wabash College
    • 1955 - 1961
      director, University Vermont Library
    • 1961 - 1964
      chief reader services Air University Library
      Alabama, United States
    • 1964 - 1965
      assistant, director Tulane University Library
    • 1965 - 1967
      associate, library University Massachusetts Library
      Amherst, Ohio, United States
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