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Murray (Columba Patrick) papers
M2156  
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Description
The materials consist of personal and professional correspondence, documents and photographs, mostly from 1918-1959, recording the activities of Major Columba Patrick Murray during a lifetime career associated with various U.S. consular, diplomatic, and military stations, most notably the ARA (American Relief Administration) in Russia, 1921-1923, and CARE (Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe) in post-war Poland and Austria. 231 manuscripts and typed letters and documents, various sizes, totaling 391 pages. Miscellaneous photographs.
Background
Columba Patrick Murray, Jr., was born in 1898 and died in Vienna, Austria, on September 23, 1985. He studied law at Georgetown University and eventually served in the ARA (American Relief Administration) in Russia from 1921-1923, as a major in the United States Army from 1942-1945, and in CARE (Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe) in post-war Poland and Austria from 1946-48.
Extent
3.25 Linear Feet (3 manuscript boxes and 1 oversize box)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.