Morse, Meroë Marston
- Existence: 1923 - 1969
Meroë Marston Morse was born in Waterville, Maine and graduated from Smith College in 1945. She began working for Polaroid shortly after graduation. In 1948 she was appointed director of the research laboratory and played a major role in the deveoplment of black and white photography. She was later appointed the director of the special photographic research division, a position she held until her death in 1969.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This series of the Polaroid Corporation records contains the research and development files, circa 1905 to 2000. Included are records of Polaroid scientists that document the development of products including goggles, polarizers, vectographs, three dimensional movies and the creation, development and perfection of instant black and white and color photography.
This series contains records kept by the Polaroid Corporation archivist and curator related to photography and art collections, photographs and the day to day operations of the Polaroid Corporate Archives.
The collection documents the progression of the photographic processes and film research and development efforts of the Polaroid Corporation beginning in the late 1930s and ending in the 1980s.
Polaroid Corporation records, series IV: Photographs and correspondence of Polaroid consultant photographer Ansel Adams
This series of the Polaroid Corporation records contains records related to Polaroid co-founder and chairman Edwin H. Land. Included in this series are articles and presentations by Land, published biographical works about Land, and photographs taken by Land and featuring Land as the subject.
This series of the Polaroid Corporation records contains records related to Polaroid scientist Meroë Morse. It includes administrative records, research and development records, and photographs. Morse was one of the first women scientists to work at Polaroid.