Guide to the Augustus Taber Murray Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0221
Creator: Murray, Augustus Taber, 1866-1940.
Title: Augustus Taber Murray papers
Dates: 1900-1940
Physical Description: 1 linear foot
Summary: Contents include manuscript lectures and sermons, notes and newsclippings about Professor Murray, and correspondence with Herbert Hoover regarding Murray's Service as Head of the Quaker congregation in Washington, D.C. during Hoover's administration.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Thomas Moss, 1979.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Augustus Taber Murray Papers (SC0221). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Professor of classical literature at Stanford (1892-1932; emeritus, 1932-1940) and member of the Society of Friends.

Description of the Collection

Contents include manuscript lectures and sermons, notes and newsclippings about Professor Murray, and correspondence with Herbert Hoover regarding Murray's Service as Head of the Quaker congregation in Washington, D.C. during Hoover's administration.

Access Terms

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Hoover, Lou Henry.
Marvin, Lloyd H.
Murray, Augustus Taber, 1866-1940.
Stanford University--Faculty.
Stanford University. Dept. of Classics.
College teachers.
Lectures.
Quakers.
Sermons.
Speeches.


Collection Contents

 

Biographical Information

Box 1, Folder 1

Biography

Box 1, Folder 1

Information for National Cyclopedia of American Biography

Box 1, Folder 1

Excerpt Pan-Pacific Who's Who

Box 1, Folder 1

Tribute --March 11, 1940 --Memorial Church, Dr. D. C. Gardner

Box 1, Folder 1

Resolution --Academic Council, Stanford University, April 5, 1940

Box 1, Folder 1

Paper --conferring degree of Doctor of Laws (Haverford College)

Box 1, Folder 1

Excerpt --Irish Monthly, January 1915, concerning Murray's translation of the Odyssey

Box 1, Folder 1

Excerpt from "Autobiography" by John Cowper Powys, 1934, concerning Murray's translation of the Illiad and the Odyssey

 

Correspondence

 

Incoming

Box 1, Folder 2

Hall, Mildred (Pres. Hoover's Secretary) 3/1929

Box 1, Folder 2

Hendee, Hunter 10/8/35

Box 1, Folder 2

Hoover, Herbert 1/9/29, 4/23/30

Box 1, Folder 2

Hoover, Lou Henry undated

Box 1, Folder 2

Marvin, Lloyd H. 10/7/29, 10/9/29

 

Outgoing

Box 1, Folder 3

3/21/23, Dr. Edward Capps

Box 1, Folder 3

2/17/31, Editor of the American Friend

Box 1, Folder 3

Undated, excerpt from undetermined letter

 

Dr. Murray

Box 1, Folder 4

3/9/29, Don Tresidder to Mrs. Herbert Hoover

Box 1, Folder 4

1932, from student of Dr. Murray to his parents

 

Writings

Box 5, Folder 5

Biography

Box 6, Folder 6

Information for National Cyclopedia of American Biography

Box 7, Folder 7

Excerpt Pan-Pacific Who's Who

Box 8, Folder 8

Tribute--March 11, 1940--Memorial Church, Dr. D. C. Gardner

Box 9, Folder 9

Resolution--Academic Council, Stanford University, April 5, 1940

Box 10, Folder 10

Paper--conferring degree of Doctor of Laws (Haverford College)

Box 11, Folder 11

Excerpt--Irish Monthly, January 1915, concerning Murray's translation of the Odyssey

Box 12, Folder 12

Excerpt from "Autobiography" by John Cowper Powys, 1934, concerning Murray's translation of the Illiad and the Odyssey

Box 13, Folder 13

Notebook--notes on classical works and other literary works

Box 14, Folder 14

Notebook--lectures on the Psalms

Box 15, Folder 15

Notebook--notes on Whittier; genealogy included in back of notebook

 

Religious Writings

Box 1, Folder 16

"An Adventure in Unity"

Box 1, Folder 16

The Friends Meeting of Washington, D.C.

Box 1, Folder 16

Some Thoughts on Worship

Box 1, Folder 16

Quakerism and the Present Crisis

Box 1, Folder 17

The Faith of Man. I, II, III

Box 1, Folder 17

Worship

Box 1, Folder 17

What I Believe and Why

Box 1, Folder 17

Untitled

 

Sermons

Box 2, Folder 1

Thanksgiving, 1938

Box 2, Folder 1

December 4, 1938

Box 2, Folder 1

Christmas, 1938

Box 2, Folder 1

January 8, 1939

Box 2, Folder 1

January 15, 1939 (2 copies)

Box 2, Folder 2

January 22, 1929

Box 2, Folder 2

January 28, 1939 (2 copies)

Box 2, Folder 2

February 5, 1939 (2 copies)

Box 2, Folder 2

February 12, 1939 (2 copies)

Box 2, Folder 2

February 25, 1939 (2 copies)

Box 3, Folder 3

Religious Notes and Presentations

Box 4, Folder 4

Religious Notes--miscellaneous

Box 5, Folder 5

Notebook--religion