Title: Collection, 1872-1937 Description: 0.5 linear ft.
Notes: Assistant librarian, Library of Congress; bibliographer. Correspondence (1911-1917); biographical notes on some of the persons Murray intended to include in his Historical and Biographical Encyclopedia of the Colored Race Throughout the World (never completed); and clippings, programs, invitations, photos, and other papers; together with correspondence (1908-1937) and legal papers (1899-1937) of Murray's wife, Anna Murray. Includes detailed biographical notes on Benjamin Banneker, Charles E. M. Brooks, and Alexander Hamilton; published letters to the editor from Murray concerning the school policies of Roscoe C. Bruce, assistant superintendent of schools in Washington; and U.S. Senate and local investigative reports on Bruce. Mrs. Murray's correspondence, in particular, reflects the Murrays' participation in Washington, DC, social and civic life.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of black African ancestry); Education; Washington, DC Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of black African ancestry); History Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of black African ancestry); Washington, DC Baird, Frank Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806 Biographies; Blacks Blacks; Biographies Blacks; History Blacks; Washington, DC Brooks, Charles E. M. Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1952 Education; Washington, DC Encyclopedias and dictionaries; Historical and Biographical Encyclopedia of the Colored Race Throughout the World Evans, Anna Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804; Relating to Historical and Biographical Encyclopedia of the Colored Race Throughout the World Librarians; Massachusetts; Washington, DC Murray, Anna Evans Public schools; Washington, DC School superintendents and principals; Washington, DC United States; Congress; Senate; Investigations United States; Library of Congress; Assistant librarian Washington, DC; Civic and community affairs Washington, DC; Education; Schools; Public Washington, DC; Population elements; Blacks Washington, DC; Public schools; Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Sr., assistant superintendent Washington, DC; Social life and customs
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.81 NUCMC #: MS 83-1248
Staff, MSRC, "MURRY, Daniel" (2015). Manuscript Division. 140.