Lloyd Morris (1893-1954) was an American author and critic. He wrote critical studies, fiction, plays, and a series of books on American culture. The New York Public Library holds a collection of correspondence, manuscripts, legal and financial papers, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1916-1954, reflects Morris's involvement with literary and theatrical figures. Manuscripts contain a variety of works by Morris, generally in typescript, including book reviews, essays, plays, and his history of the theatre, Curtain Time. Also, appointment and address books, legal and financial papers relating mainly to royalties paid to Morris, photographs of Morris and his family, and clippings. He also wrote some fiction and he contributed frequently to magazines and the book review sections of The New York Times and The New York Herald Tribune throughout his career. With John Van Druten, he co-authored the play The Damask Cheek, which was produced in New York in 1942.