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Guide to the Feg Murray Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0755
    Creator: Murray, Feg
    Title: Feg Murray papers
    Dates: 1907-2001
    Bulk Dates: 1915-1974
    Physical Description: 6 Linear feet
    Summary: This collection primarily documents his career as an illustrator, but also includes materials relating to his athletic career and his family. Collection includes correspondence, primarily to his future wife Dorothy Hanna, 1919 and undated; clippings and photographs pertaining to his track career, 1915-20; photographs of Murray, his family, and Murray with Hollywood actors; and original artwork and published illustrations and drawings, 1907-1962. Subjects of his artwork include Stanford student life (including "Snoppyquops" drawings and verse), athletes, Hollywood stars, European trip, and World War I cartoons. Also included is a copy of the book HOLLY-WOULD!, text by John Milton Hagen and illustrations by Feg Murray (Arlington House, 1974).
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Feg Murray Papers (SC0755). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Frederic (Feg) Murray earned his A.B. in graphic arts at Stanford University in 1916; he married Dorothy Hanna (Stanford class of 1919) in 1920. Artist, writer, and syndicated cartoonist, Murray was perhaps best know for his "Seein' Stars" column. He was also a track athlete, competing on the Stanford University team and in the 1920 Olympics.

    Description of the Collection

    This collection primarily documents his career as an illustrator, but also includes materials relating to his athletic career and his family. Collection includes correspondence, primarily to his future wife Dorothy Hanna, 1919 and undated; clippings and photographs pertaining to his track career, 1915-20; photographs of Murray, his family, and Murray with Hollywood actors; and original artwork and published illustrations and drawings, 1907-1962. Subjects of his artwork include Stanford student life (including "Snoppyquops" drawings and verse), athletes, Hollywood stars, European trip, and World War I cartoons. Also included is a copy of the book HOLLY-WOULD!, text by John Milton Hagen and illustrations by Feg Murray (Arlington House, 1974).

    Access Terms

    Murray, Feg
    Stanford University--Students.
    Athletes --Pictorial works.
    Illustrators --United States.
    Motion picture actors and actresses --Pictorial works.
    Track and field.