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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.


A.A., Pasadena City College, 1940;Bachelor of Arts, Whittier College, 1942;Master of Arts, Whittier College, 1947;Bachelor of Library Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1949;D.L.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1961.


Assistant, Huntington Library, San Marino, California, 1947-1948;assistant university librarian, head social science librarian, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1949-1963;professor School Librarianship, U. Oregon, 1967-1982;professor emeritus, U. Oregon, since 1982;dean School Librarianship, U. Oregon, 1970-1973;coordinator library research, university library, U. Oregon, 1978-1982;part-time reference librarian, U. Oregon, 1982-1989;acting assistant university librarian, U. Oregon, 1979-1980;retired. College librarian, director library science program Sacramento State College, 1963-1965. Associate professor of University Washington School Librarianship, 1965-1967.

Consultant Monash U. 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 Ednl. District, Oregon, 1983. Director various Office Education Institutions, 1968-1975.

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



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).

Arthur D. Morrison

Vera Mae (Perry) Morrison

Catherine Jean Gushwa