Series 8, Photographs

55 boxes

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

Requests will be delivered to Public Policy Papers, MUDD Reading Room .

Collection Creator: MacMurray, John Van Antwerp, 1881-1960.

Dates: circa 1849-1955.

Extent: 55 boxes

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.


Series 8 includes photographs that John Van Antwerp MacMurray acquired as a Foreign Service officer, as well as family photographs and photos that MacMurray made as an amateur photographer in the various countries in which he served, particularly China. The series consists of photographs that were part of the original collection, processed in 1965, and photos added to the collection by MacMurray's surviving children in 1998, 2002, and 2007-2008. The series is divided into six subseries.


No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.

Preferred Citation

Series 8, Photographs; circa 1849-1955; John Van Antwerp MacMurray Papers, Public Policy Papers, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Title Date Container
    Subseries 8A: Personal and Family Photographs circa 1849-1950 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 8B: Portrait and Group Photographs circa 1902-1940 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 8C: Siam (Thailand), Russia, and Finland 1908-1911 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 8D: China and the Far East (including Wyoming) 1912-1917 1925-1925 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 8E: Latvia, Turkey, and the Philippines 1933-1941 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 8F: Mixed albums and miscellaneous photographs of various countries circa 1911-1950 Explore Multiple Containers

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