Polaroid Corporation records, series VII: records related to Meroë Morse
- 1907, 1945-1972
- Majority of material found within 1945-1960
- Morse, Meroë Marston, 1923-1969 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
36 linear feet (90 boxes, 2 folders)
The administrative records emphasize Morse's management of her lab and include personnel records, correspondence, memos, and patent material. The research and development records highlight specific projects and experiments conducted by Polaroid scientists working for Morse. The photograph series contains predominantly black and white images, negatives, and test images taken by Polaroid scientists. There is significant overlap of subject matter across the three series, especially photographs, which appear in all three series.
Biographical / Historical
Morse received the outstanding graduate award from Smith College in 1968. Morse held 18 patents for her work at Polaroid and was the first woman elected fellow of the Society of Photographic Scientists and Engineers in 1969.
Meroë Morse died on July 29, 1969 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
By: Benjamin Johnson
- Polaroid Corporation. Polaroid Corporation Records, Series VII: Records Related to Meroë Morse, 1907-1972 (inclusive), 1945-1960 (bulk): A Finding Aid
- Benjamin Johnson
- December 2017
- Description rules
- Language of description
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