Papers of H.J.R. Murray

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 2817, d. 2370, e. 2719-21
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Scope and Content

Murray's papers relating to knight's tours, are mainly typescript, with manuscript diagrams and notes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Harold James Ruthven Murray (1868-1955) was a chess player and historian of chess and board games.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1992.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

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Related Material

These papers are additional to the main collection of his papers given to the Library in 1955 (MSS. H.J.R. Murray 1-168).