Harold James Ruthven Murray (1868-1955) was a chess player and historian of chess and board games. He was the author of A history of chess (Oxford, 1913) and A history of board games (Oxford, 1952).
Papers and correspondence of H.J.R. Murray, relating to chess and board games, consisting of:
The papers were given to the Library with a collection of printed books and Oriental manuscripts in 1955.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 49061-229.Related Units of Description
See also Papers of H.J.R. Murray.
Murray | Harold James Ruthven | 1868-1955 | Chess Player and Historian
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