Files relating to the TUC's Medical and Industrial Safety Advisor, 1962-1975.
A Catalogue of the Papers of Dr Robert Murray
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 MSS.292/6/RM
- Dates of Creation1962-1975
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish unless otherwise stated
- Physical Description0.078 cubic metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Dr Robert (Bob) Murray was born in 1916. After studying medicine he joined the Royal Army Medical Corps during World War II and was mentioned in dispatches while serving in Burma. He was a doctor specialising in occupational medicine and worked for the Medical Inspectorate of Factories, 1947-1956 and then for the International Labour Organisation in Geneva. He was the TUC's Medical and Industrial Safety Advisor, 1962-1974 and helped to establish the TUC Centenary Institute of Occupational Health at London University. He was awarded the OBE in 1978. Robert Murray died in 1998.
Reference: BMJ 1999;318:129 ( 9 January ), Obituaries: Robert ("Bob") Murray
The records were catalogued using the TUC's decimal classification system. The number 140.9 was the classification for Industrial Health: Medical Advisor.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on access to these papers.
This collection was deposited in the Centre by the Trades Union Congress in 1998
Other Finding Aids
An authority record exists for Trades Union Congress (GB 0152 AAR1019) and Robert Murray (GB 152 AAR3009).
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
Further deposits are not expected.