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Guide to the Henry C. Murphy papers ARC.189

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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 19, 2011
Finding aid written in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use note

Materials in this collection are in the public domain.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Henry C. Murphy papers, ARC.189, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Related Archival Materials note

Material at BHS

The Henry Onderdonk papers (ARC.045) includes correspondence from Murphy to Onderdonk.

The Thomas N. Schroth and Raymond A. Schroth, S.J., Brooklyn Eagle collection (ARC.093) holds at least one image of Murphy, a founder of the paper.

The Davenport family papers (1977.345) includes material concerning Murphy.

The Danckaerts and Sluyter journals (1974.024), acquired by Murphy, are held by BHS. The journals are in Dutch. Murphy's published translation is available in the BHS library at call number E162.D36 J68 1966.

Several of Murphy's published works and his speeches, as well as material about Murphy, are available on the BHS library shelves. These can be found by searching Murphy's name in the on-line catalog, Bobcat.

A property map related to the South Brooklyn temperance village flier found in the miscellaneous folder of the collection can be found in the BHS map collection at call number B P-[184?].Fl.

Material Outside BHS

Correspondence from Murphy is found in the papers of E. B. O'Callaghan at the Library of Congress and in the papers of Thomas S. Bocock at the University of Virginia.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The bulk of the collection was given to the Long Island Historical Society (now the Brooklyn Historical Society) by Murphy's son, Henry C. Murphy, Jr., in 1901.

Processing Information note

Collection arranged and described by Larry Weimer, April 2011.

This collection combines the following 14 accessions: 1973.119, 1973.204, 1973.205, 1973.206, 1973.207, 1973.208, 1973.209, 1973.210, 1973.211, 1974.163, 1974.167, 1977.004, 1977.421, and 1977.645.