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Guide to the Feg Murray Papers
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Description
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).
Background
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.
Extent
6 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.