James E. Murphy


Archival Collection


MURPHY, JAMES E., COLLECTION

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Howard, George Selby. The New Royal Encyclopaedia, and Cyclopaedia: or, Complete Modern and Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Vol. I. 1796.

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Howard, George Selby. The New Royal Encyclopaedia, and Cyclopaedia: or, Complete Modern and Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Vol. II. 1796.

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Howard, George Selby. The New Royal Encyclopaedia, and Cyclopaedia: or, Complete Modern and Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Vol. III. 1796.

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1. McGuffey's New Eclectic Spelling-Book: Embracing A Progressive Course of Instruction in English Orthography and Orthocpy: Including Dictation Exercises. New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, American Book Company, From the Press of Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co., 1865.

2. McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book, Revised Edition. New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, American Book Company, 1879 by Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.

3. McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book, Revised Edition. New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, American Book Company, 1896.

4. Blewett, Scott H. and Ben, Compilers. A List of the words in McGuffey's Primer and Readers Given in Regular Order, as they First Occur, by Lessons. New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, American Book Company, 1886, Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.

5. McGuffey's Second Eclectic Reader, Revised Edition. New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, American Book Company, 1907 by H. H. Vail.

6. McGuffey's Third Eclectic Reader, Revised Edition. New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, American Book Company, 1896 by American Book Company.

7. McGuffey's New Fourth Eclectic Reader: Instructive Lessons for the Young, 1866, Eclectic Press: Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co., Cincinnati.

8. McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader, Revised Edition. New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, American Book Company, 1907, by H. H. Vail.

9. McGuffey's Rhetorical Guide; or, Fifth Reader of The Eclectic Series: Containing Elegant Extract in Prose and Poetry, with Copious Rules and Rhetorical Exercises. Publishers: Winthrop B. Smith & Co., Cincinnati, 1844.

10. McGuffey’s New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with Introductory Rules and Examples. Cincinnati: Wilson, Hinkle & Co., 1867.

11. McGuffey's Sixth Eclectic Reader, Revised Edition. New York Cincinnati, Chicago, American Book Company, 1879 by Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.

12. Jay, William. Exercises for the Closet: For Every Day in The Year, Vol. I. Published by Crocker and Brewster, New York, 1831.

13. Demonstration of The Existence and Attributes of God, Drawn from the knowledge of nature, from proofs purely intellectual, and from the idea of the Infinite Himself. Harrisburgh: Printed and sold by William Gillmore, 1811.

14. Porter, Miss Jane. The Scottish Chiefs, A Romance. Vol. III. Exeter, Printed and Published by J. & B. Williams, 1827.

15. Murray, Lindley. English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners with an Appendix, containing Rules and Observations. for assisting the more advanced students to write with perspicuity and accuracy. Published by Freeman Scott, Philadelphia, 1827.

MURPHY, JAMES E., COLLECTION

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1. Army Information Digest, December 1964 and September 1965 (Contains uniform pictures)

2. Tennessee Historical Quarterly, Spring 1971 (Antebellum Courthouses of Tennessee)

3. American Blade, December 1977 (Contains history of the anvil)

4. U. S. News & World Report, March 16, 1987 (Article about Walker Percy)

5. Shaker brochures and booklets

6. Newspaper Clippings

7. Maps, South Carolina, South America, Hawaiian Islands: Military Map of part of Louisiana, Compiled at the U. S. Coast Survey Office, 1863 (xerox copy) (This map is with illustrated maps); La Branch Quadrangle, 1979; Laplace Quadrangle, 1979 (These two maps are in the map cabinet with the Quadrangle maps)

8. State Farm Road Atlas, 1963

9. Dixie, Times-Picayune Sunday, July 4, 1976, Bienville's City Remembers

10. Triumphal Procession of Colonel Grierson, Commanding Sixth and Seventh Illinois Cavalry, Through Baton Rouge, May 2, 1863 (From a sketch by Mr. J. R. Hamilton) (xerox); Cartoon about "Beast Butler" (xerox)

11. State of Louisiana Public Documents, 1961-1964 (8 booklets)

12. 1961 magazine in Russian

13. Soviet Life, December 1985

14. Soviet Life, January 1986

15. Soviet Life, December 1986

16. Soviet Life, January 1987

17. Soviet Life, March 1987

18. Soviet Life, April 1987

MURPHY, JAMES E., COLLECTION

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1. Certificate of Baptism for James Edward Murphy born February 22, 1917 and baptized March 28, 1917; Teachers’ Professional Certificate from Common Schools of Pennsylvania for Ella C. Leary (mother of James Murphy), one dated June 3, 1907 and the other dated June 7, 1909; Request and Authority for Leave form for James E. Murphy dated September 8, 1967; a receipt dated August 17, 1950

2. Correspondence concerning Shaker communities, 1958

3. Letters of Recommendation for James E. Murphy, 1942 and 1948

4. Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1966-1981

5. Newspaper clippings about James E. Murphy, 1968-1981