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Guide to the J. Archibald Murray Scrapbooks
1870s-1900 (bulk, 1893-1899
 MS 3186

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Collection processed by Elise Winks and Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 21, 2021
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Murray, J. Archibald (John Archibald), 1857-1954
Title: J. Archibald Murray scrapbooks
Dates [inclusive]: 1870s-1900 (bulk, 1893-1899)
Abstract: The collection holds 135 volumes of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings. The bulk date from the 1890s. Most seem to be general news clippings, with some volumes having a thematic focus, principally "necrology."
Quantity: 23 Linear feet in 23 record cartons (135 volumes + 1 envelope)
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 3186