These are the papers of Lt-Colonel Mary Stewart Murray O.B.E and her family. The collection includes papers relating to General Sir John Irvine Murray K.C.B. (her father), Lady Wilhelmina Murray (her mother), Agnes Malcolm (her aunt) and Archibald, Agnes Meade and Minnie (her siblings).
The collection contains correspondence and papers recounting the family's personal experiences of life in India during and after the Indian Rebellion of 1857 ('The Indian Mutiny') as well as papers relating to the Salvation Army career of Mary Murray. It has been arranged accordingly into two series:
MSM/1 Murray family papers
MSM/2 Mary Murray personal papers