Title: Papers, 1883-1916 Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Civil rights activist, publisher, author, editor, and printer, of Washington, DC. Contains correspondence, diaries (13 v.), mss. of writings, newspaper columns by Murray, financial papers, clippings, and other papers. Contains letters from William Monroe Trotter, John Hope, Horace Bumstead, John Waldron, and Oswald Garrison Villard. Also includes correspondence related to Murray's affiliation with The Horizon and his research for his books. Much of the collection relates to Murray's book, Emancipation and the Freed in American Sculpture (1916) and to The Horizon: A Journal of the Color Line, which he edited. Includes material relating to the Niagara Movement, and diary (1 v.) of Murray's wife, Laura Hamilton Murray. Gift of Florence Murray, 1961.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of black African ancestry); History American Negro Academy, Washington, DC Authors; Murray, Freeman Henry Morris Blacks; Cultural affairs; Literature and literary affairs Blacks; Mass communication; Periodicals Columnists and columns Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt) Editors; Murray, Freeman Henry Morris Editors and editing; Periodicals; 19th and 20th centuries Education; Washington, DC Emancipation and the Freed in American Sculpture, by Freeman Henry Morris Murray Fuller, Meta Warwick The Horizon: A Journal of the Color Line (Periodical) Journalism; Blacks Literature and literary affairs; Blacks Murray, Laura Hamilton Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; "Chips from the Quarry" Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; "The Cynic Says" Niagara Movement Periodicals; Blacks Photographs; Afro-Americans Printers and printing; Washington, DC Sculptors and sculpture; 19th and 20th centuries Trotter, William Washington, DC; Business, industry and trade; Printers Washington, DC; Business, industry and trade; Publishers and publishing Washington, DC; Mass communication; Newspapers and journalism
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.82 NUCMC #: MS 83-1249
Staff, MSRC, "MURRAY, Freeman Henry Morris" (2015). Manuscript Division. 232.