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Collection Level Description: Papers of H.J.R. Murray

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 2817, d. 2370, e. 2719-21
Title: Papers of H.J.R. Murray
Dates of Creation: 1915-57
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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

Scope and Content

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

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1992.

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Related Units of Description

These papers are additional to the main collection of his papers given to the Library in 1955.

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Murray | Harold James Ruthven | 1868-1955 | Chess Player and Historian

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