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Guide to the Murphy Family Papers
MSS.1995.11.09  
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Series I. Martin Murphy, Jr.’s Papers, 1842-1885 (bulk 1850-1880)

Scope and Content

This series documents the business life of Martin Murphy, Jr. and includes promissory notes, bills and receipts, correspondence and legal documents that deal mainly with land ownership. Also included is his certificate of U.S. citizenship.

This series is arranged by format.
 

Box 1: Papers of Martin Murphy, Jr., 1850-1885

 

Box 2: Maps and Certificate of Citizenship, 1855

 

Box 3: Scroll of Receipts, 1842-1853

 

Series II. Murphy Family Miscellaneous Papers, 1846-1870 (bulk 1850-1870)

Scope and Content

This series documents the business and personal lives of Daniel Murphy, Bernard Murphy and other members of the Murphy family. The series includes promissory notes, correspondence, bills and legal documents mostly related to land ownership.

This series is arranged by format and author.
 

Box 4: Papers of Daniel Murphy, 1850-1860

 

Box 5: Papers of Daniel and Bernard Murphy, Other Murphy Family Papers, 1846-1870

 

Series III. Murphy Family Friends, Relatives and Business Associates, 1850-1889 (bulk 1850-1880)

Scope and Content

This series documents the business and personal lives of people related to the Murphy family or those who had social or business relationships with the Murphy family. The series predominately consists of correspondence and legal documents related to property ownership.

This series is arranged by author.
 

Box 6: Correspondence, Bills and Legal Documents, 1850-1889