William Cruse McMurrey Collection

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William Cruse McMurrey Collection


  • 1944; 2003-2006; Undated (Creation)


1 box (6 folders)

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Eldest daughter of William Cruse McMurrey, subject of the William Cruse McMurrey Collection

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This collection contains an assortment of articles of family history, correspondence between members of the McMurrey family, and Wen Jiang, a Chinese documentary film-maker, photographs of his funeral in 1944 in Tatangtzu, China and of modern-day China.

The collection is an assortment of letters, newspaper clippings, photographs, articles written by the McMurrey sisters, copies of programs, a war casualty list, a poem, photocopies from a book about Southwest China, and a pin.

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This collection is organized into 1 box and is divided into the following 6 folders:

  • Biographical Information - Articles and Y-Force Casualty List
  • Letter and Email Correspondence
  • Dedication Pamphlet and Museum Opening Pin
  • News Articles, Copy of Program and Poem, and War Memorial Translation
  • Copies of Travel Guide Pages
  • McMurrey Miscellaneous Photographs

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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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  • Chinese
  • English

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Authors: Lyndsey Raney.

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© Copyright 2019 Cushing Library. All rights reserved.

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