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Joseph Bradley Murray collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 363

Scope and Contents

The Joseph Bradley Murray Collection consists of autograph letters, manuscripts, portraits, and clippings, of and relating principally to European and American scientists of the 18th through the 20th centuries. The collector, Joseph Bradley Murray (1888-1961), was a businessman and a member of the Class of 1910, Sheffield Scientific School.

Some of the papers originally in this collection have been transferred to other collections in Manuscripts and Archives with which they are more properly connected (e.g. Benjamin Silliman letters were transferred to the Silliman Family Papers, James Dwight Dana to the Dana Family Papers, etc.).

Dates

  • 1706-1958

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown, though much of the material in this collection is likely in the public domain. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the estate of Joseph Bradley Murray, 1961.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0363

Overview

A collection of autograph letters, manuscripts, portraits, and clippings of and relating principally to European and American scientists of the 18th through the 20th centuries. The collector, Joseph Bradley Murray, was a businessman and member of the Class of 1910, Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University.

Other Finding Aids

The collection is completely cataloged. Please consult the microfiche index available in the department.
Title
Guide to the Joseph Bradley Murray Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Steven Hensen
Date
August 1973
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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