Ivan I. Morris papers, 1931-1976.
Ivan Ira Esme Morris, 1925-1976, was chairman of Columbia's East Asian Department from 1966-1969.
Scope and Contents
Correrspondence, manuscripts, notes, memoranda, documents, photographs and printed materials. In addition to personal correspondence
and documents, there are files of Amnesty International, the human rights organization of which Morris was American Section
chairman. Also included are notes and manuscripts of Morris' studies in Japanese literature and culture, particularly relating
to his many books and translations. His interest in puzzles, and compilations of several volumes of them, are reflected in
notes and correspondence. Among the major correspondence are Donald Keene, Anthony Powell, Sacheverell Sitwell and Arthur
Waley. 1984 addition: Diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, and audio tapes