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Subject Source: Naf

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

William Murphy papers and architectural drawings

Identifier: WHC-M-2851
Scope and Contents

Architect. Papers (1958-2017) and architectural drawings (1961-1996) of William "Bill" Murphy, and architectural drawings (1951-1983) by architect Herb Greene. Murphy’s papers contain correspondence with Herb Greene, Lloyd Wright, Bruce Goff, Esther McCoy, and others. The papers also contain publicity materials, posters, and clippings about exhibitions, building projects, and architects. The graphic materials include drawings created over the span of Murphy’s career as an architect from his student days at the University of Oklahoma, to his work for New York University, at Kahn and Jacobs, and his partnership with Louis Muller. The Herb Greene materials include drawings created as a student of Bruce Goff at the University of Oklahoma, as well as later works.

Dates: 1951 - 2017

Work train and side track.  Floral, Oklahoma.  Photographer – David Stayer.  ca. Summer 1924., 1924

 Item — Box Photo T-28, item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black-and-white original prints of railroad construction near Floral, Oklahoma; yachts at the Mackinac Island Yacht Club; housing in California, Maryland, and Ohio; a street scene in Nuremburg, Germany; a flood near Marysville, Ohio; members of the Turpin family; and members of the New Century Club. Unpublished finding aid available.

Dates: 1924

Young Oklahoma Braves., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-48, item: 823
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black-and-white and color postcards of scenes throughout the United States and abroad. Many of the postcards are from Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, showing Cherokee, Hopi, Navajo, Pawnee, and Pueblo Indians. Other states represented in the collection are Alabama, Alaska, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia. Areas outside the United States include St. Lawrence, Quebec, and Nova Scotia, Canada; Rotterdam, Holland; Stockholm, Sweden; Tiberias, Israel; and Luxembourg. Subjects include national parks, ghost towns, schools, agricultural activities, churches, the petroleum industry, and Amish children and adults. Unpublished finding aid available.

Dates: undated