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Raymond Philip Morris

Raymond Philip Morris, American librarian. Chairman finance New York eastern conference United Methodist Church, 1945-1954. Member American Theological Library. Association (president 1951-1953, chairman board microtext 1957-1972, chairman library development program 1961-1967).

Background

  • Morris, Raymond Philip was born on March 16, 1904 in Garnett, Kansas, United States. Son of Charles Elmer and Margaret Ann (Riley) Morris.

  • Education

    • AB, Baker University, 1926. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Baker University, 1952. Bachelor's Degree, Garrett Biblical Institute, 1929.

      Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1930. Master of Library Science, Columbia University, 1932. Master of Science (honorary), Yale University, 1951.

      Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Drake University, 1965.

    Career

    • Garrett Bible Institute. Library Yale Division School, 1931-1932. Assistant library Yale Division School, 1932-1934, library, 1934-1972, also professor religious literature, library emeritus, 1972-1990.

      Consultant library programs World Council Churches, Geneva, 1956, National Council Churches and inter-Church Center, 1958, Nanking Board Founders, 1959, National Council Young Men’s Christian Association, Presbyterian Church Ecumenical missions. Board directors Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research, chairman board, 1971-1976.

    Works

    • Author: Libraries of Theological Seminaries, 1934, A Theological Book List, 1960, Aids to Theological Libraries, 1970. Contribution articles to periodicals. Developer China Records Collection at Yale Division School.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chairman finance New York eastern conference United Methodist Church, 1945-1954. Member American Theological Library. Association (president 1951-1953, chairman board microtext 1957-1972, chairman library development program 1961-1967).

    Connections

    • Married Jean Louise Kelly, May 1928. Children: Thelma Jean, Marcia Morris Johnston, R. Philip.
    • father: Charles Elmer Morris
    • mother: Margaret Ann (Riley) Morris
    • spouse: Jean Louise Kelly
    • children: Thelma Jean Morris
    • Marcia Morris Johnston Morris
    • R. Philip Morris
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    Born March 16, 1904
    Died October 21, 1990
    (aged 86)
    Nationality
    • 1926
      Baker University
    • 1952
      Baker University
    • 1929
      Garrett Biblical Institute
    • 1930
      Columbia University
    • 1932
      Columbia University
    • 1951
      Yale University
    • 1965
      Drake University
    • 1931 - 1932
      library Yale Division School
    • 1932 - 1934
      assistant, library Yale Division School
    • 1934 - 1972
      assistant, library Yale Division School
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