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Morris, Henry M., 1918-2006


Biographical Note

Henry M. Morris (1918-2006) was both a hydraulic engineer and a creationist scientist. He received his undergraduate degree from Rice University (1939) and graduated from the University of Minnesota with his Ph.D. in 1950, writing his dissertation on "A New Concept of Flow in Rough Conduits." He served as professor of Hydraulic Engineering and Chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering (1957-1970) at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Morris was also a fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Dr. Henry M. Morris also served as the founder, President (1970-1996), and President Emeritus (1996-2006) of the Institute for Creation Research in San Diego, California.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Henry M. Morris Papers,

Identifier: Ms-1994-028

This collection contains papers relating to Morris's career as a hydraulic engineer and his position as director of the Institute for Creation Research. The materials date from 1937 to 1999 and include course materials (exams, notes), his M.S. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation, publications, technical reports, correspondence concerning such topics as hydraulic engineering and soil mechanics, and publications and pamphlets from the Institute of Creation Research.

Dates: 1937 - 1999