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Papers of the Murray family 1824-1957 [manuscript]
Bib ID 723306
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Murray family
 
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Description 1824-1957 
1.21 m. (25 boxes) 
Summary

The Murray family papers contain correspondence relating to different periods of family history: T.A. Murray's letters re his pastoral holdings, letters from Agnes, Lady Murray to her son Gilbert; Hubert Murray's letters to his brother, Gilbert, during his administration in Papua and other family letters. There are also notebooks, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, press clippings, a volume of Professor Murray's working notes, manuscript and typescript, on classical texts and international affairs.

Biography/History

Terence Aubrey Murray (1810-1873) came to Australia from Ireland and took up land in the Canberra district. He owned Yarrowlumla, which is now Government House in Canberra, held office in the N.S.W. Legislative Assembly and was knighted in 1869. His son, George Gilbert Aime Murray (1866-1957) was Professor of Greek at Glasgow and Oxford, Chairman of the League of Nations Union (1922-1938) and helped found the United Nations Association. Hubert Murray (1861-1940) was Lt. Gov. of Papua (1908-1940).

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 565.

Related Material Related material : Papers of Gwendoline Wilson held by National Library of Australia Manuscripts Section at MS 9512. 
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Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, A895.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Murray family -- Archives.  |  Murray, Terence Aubrey, 1810-1873 -- Correspondence.  |  Murray, Agnes Lady -- Correspondence.  |  Murray, Gilbert, 1866-1957 -- Archives.  |  Murray, Hubert Sir, 1861-1940 -- Correspondence.  |  Yarralumla (Pastoral property : A.C.T.)  |  Papua -- Politics and government.
Time Coverage 1824-1957 
Other authors/contributors Murray, Gilbert, 1866-1957  |  Murray, Hubert, Sir, 1861-1940  |  Murray, Agnes, Lady  |  Murray, Terence Aubrey, 1810-1873

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