Paul Cross Morrison papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains Paul C. Morrison's research on the the origins of place names in Michigan.The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings that Morrison collected. Also contained are student papers, as well as Morrison’s own research. In addition to Michigan names, origins for California, Nebraska, Ohio, and other U.S. States' names are in the collection.
- 1943 - 1966
- Morrison, Paul Cross (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Paul Cross Morrison received his B.S. in 1928 and his M.S. in 1933 both from Ohio State University. He received his Ph.D. in 1941 from Clark University (Worchester, Mass.). Paul was an instructor of geography from 1930 to 1931 at OSU. In 1931 he came to Michigan State College (now Michigan State University as an instructor of geography and became a full professor in 1950.
Morrison was born August 26, 1906, retired in 1966, and passed away on May 4, 1969.
4 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Copyright: Michigan State University except students' papers.
Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Michigan State University. Department of Geography (Donor, Organization)
- Paul C. Morrison Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- R. Harms
- September 1979
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.