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Morse, Meroë Marston

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1923 - 1969

Biography

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 1 Collection or Record:

Polaroid Corporation records, series XI: Photographs of Polaroid consultant photographers

Collection Identifier: Mss:658 1905-2005 P762 XI
Scope and Contents: The photographs of Polaroid consultant photographers document the company's practice of employing fine art photographers to test and critique their products beginning in 1950 and ending about 1972. The collection consists of photographs taken by ten photographers who consulted for Polaroid and were part of the original loosely structured program: Paul Caponigro, Walter Chappell, William (Bill) Clift, Marie Cosindas, Nicholas (Nick) Dean, Gerry Sharpe, Brett Weston, Don Worth, Ann Bell Robb,...

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  • Subject: Negatives (photographic). X