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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 of the 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.

Membership

Chairman finance New York eastern conference United Methodist Church, 1945-1954. Member American Theological Library. Association (president 1951-1953, Chairman of the 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

child:
Marcia Morris Johnston Morris

child:
R. Philip Morris

child:
Thelma Jean Morris