The Edna Murphy papers span the years 1919-1935 and encompass 2.5 linear feet. The collection consists
primarily of personal items, such as handwritten verse and prose, correspondence, diaries, travel
miscellany, and address books. It also contains contracts, clippings, photographs, and handwritten credit
lists. There is some correspondence between Murphy and Mervyn LeRoy.
Edna Murphy was an American actress. Between 1920 and 1932 she appeared in more than sixty feature-
length productions. She married director Mervyn LeRoy in 1927.
2.5 linear feet of papers.
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