Contents and Arrangement

Correspondence, 1923

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and a scrapbook of Murch, professor of English at Princeton (1906-1944). Letters between Murch and his sisters, Philura (Lura) and Jessie, and from his current and former Princeton students comprise the bulk of the correspondence. A photograph album contains 51 mounted and loose prints and 1 photographic postcard, the majority of which (44) are gelatin silver snapshots of Murch, his family, and their home "Lone Pine Farm" in Oregon. The scrapbook includes farm account records (1852), clippings, and Murch's impressions (1900-1901) on reading various works of English and German literature.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Correspondence; Selected Papers of Herbert Spencer Murch, C0596, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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