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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.


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.

Morrison LeRoy Haviland

Mabel Eva (West) Haviland

Mary Elizabeth Mooney

Randolph Thompson Haviland

John Beard Haviland

William Morrison Haviland

Peter LeRoy Haviland