Texas Archival Resources Online

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Alexander N. Murphree Papers, 1953-1955



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Murphree, Alexander N.
Title: Alexander N. Murphree papers
Dates: 1953-1955
Abstract: Composed of correspondence, financial records, manuscripts of poetry and articles, notes, a daybook, newspaper and magazine clippings, and photographs, the Alexander N. Murphree Papers, 1953-1955, document Murphree's career as journalist for the Denver Post.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02974
Extent: 4.08 linear feet
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Following his graduation from the University of Texas at Austin in 1928, Alexander N. Murphree (d. 1961) moved to Denver, Colorado, where he worked as a reporter as well as the music and drama critic/editor for the Denver Post.

Source:

"Deaths."The Alcalde: University of Texas Alumni Magazine. April 1961.

Return to the Table of Contents


Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence, financial records, manuscripts of poetry and articles, notes, a daybook, newspaper and magazine clippings, and photographs, the Alexander N. Murphree Papers, 1953-1955, document Murphree's career as journalist for the Denver Post. Correspondence concerns familial affairs as well as his reviews of various plays, musical performances, and movies, while financial records consist of bank statements, receipts, and checks. Notes on index cards and in subject files relate to his research for his reviews and manuscripts of poetry and articles illustrate Murphree's literary endeavors, including drafts of his music and drama reviews. Additionally, newspaper and magazine clippings pertain to journalism, plays, and cultural events.

Return to the Table of Contents


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

Return to the Table of Contents


Index Terms

Personal Names
Murphree, Alexander N.
Corporate Names
Denver post
Subjects
Journalists
Music critics
Theater critics
Places
Colorado
Denver

Return to the Table of Contents


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander N. Murphree Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1973-111

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

Return to the Table of Contents


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

box
3F192 [SRH1230016296] Correspondence, financial records, manuscripts, articles, poetry, journal, and ancecdotes
box
3F193 [SRH1230016297] Clippings
box
3F194 [SRH1230016298] Clippings, daybook, miscellaneous
box
4N65c Card file
box
4N65a Numerical anecdote file
box
4N65b Bibliography file
box
3T85 [SRH1230021831] Photographs

Return to the Table of Contents