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.
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
3.25 Linear Feet
(3 manuscript boxes and 1 oversize box)
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