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Morrison, Velma Ford

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: -1909

Velma Ford Morrison was born in Madrid, Iowa on April 30, 1909. She attended Drake University in Des Moines and worked as an elementary school teacher from 1928 to 1933. In 1930 she married Hugh Pritchard Morrison; they have five children.

A children's fiction and non-fiction author, Morrison has also been president and manager of the Morrison Book Company since 1953. This company specializes in publishing books for children.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Velma Ford Morrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0662
Abstract Author of books for children, president of the Morrison Book Company. Correspondence, preliminary drafts and art work for her books including There's Only One You (1978) and Going On a Dig (1981).
Dates: 1953 - 1982