Papers of H.J.R. Murray

Archive Collection

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1992.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

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).

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