Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison, USNR (1887-1976) was an American naval historian, a 1961 recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Emerson-Thoreau Medal for distinguished literary achievement, and of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964.
American Historical Association: Samuel Eliot Morison
Presidential address read at the annual dinner of the American Historical Association in Chicago on December 29, 1950, subsequently printed in American Historical Review 56:2 (January 1951).
Samuel Eliot Morison Biography
Biography on the web site of the American Historical Association.
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