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Burbank Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1280
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Engineer. Correspondence to Murray from friends and relatives, including his mother, Alice (1931-1938) and father, William H. (1932-1952). Also included is correspondence from Murray's brothers, Massena, Billy and Johnston, and from his sister, Jean. Subjects include Murray family affairs, William H. Murray's term as governor of Oklahoma, Murray's Colony in Bolivia, and his views regarding Oklahoma, politicians, World War II, the future of the United States and Mexico, and family members. Burbank Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1928-1974

Marion Draughon Unger Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-629
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Oklahoma colonist in Bolivia. Correspondence (1924-1928) and memorabilia (1932-1936) from Marion Murray, the wife of Johnston Murray, to family members in Oklahoma regarding the experiences of the Murray family in Bolivia, the establishment of William H. Murray's colony, and its daily operation. A number of letters contain diagrams of the colony's layout. Marion Draughon Unger Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1924-1936; 1996