Richard Murray research material regarding mural painting in the United States, 1896-2006, bulk 1970-2006
Murray, Richard, 1942-2006
Blashfield, Edwin Howland
Norton, John Warner
Mowbray, Harry Siddons
Sargent, John Singer
La Farge, John
Low, Will Hicok
Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers)
Alexander, John White
American Academy in Rome
Hotel de Ville (Paris, France)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
20.5 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
The Richard Murray research material regarding mural painting in the United States measures 20.5 linear feet and dates from 1896 to 2006, with the bulk of the material dating from 1970 to 2006. The collection is comprised of Murray's extensive research files, scattered writings, and photographic materials for his life-long research on mural painting in the United States.
Richard Murray research material regarding mural painting in the United States, 1896-2006, bulk 1970-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Research files on Abbott Handerson Thayer found within this collection were separated and filed with the AAA collection, Richard Murray research materials on Abbott Handerson Thayer, 1948-2004, bulk 1994-2001.
Also available at the Archives of American Art is Richard Murray research material regarding Abbott Handerson Thayer, 1948-2004, bulk 1994-2001.
Richard Murray (1942-2006) was a curator, educator, and museum administrator in Washington, D.C.
Donated 2006 by Marciela Murray, Murray's wife and in 2009 by the Smithsonian American Art Museum via Rachel Kase, curatorial office.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001