|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in one series organized alphabetically by professor, then by subject.
Scope and Contents
This collection contains notes taken by Murray while attending Union Theological Seminary, including notes from lectures and from exegetical and Biblical exercises. Notes are arranged by either professor or by subject; professors with whom Murray took classes include Thomas Harvey Skinner, Henry Boynton Smith, Roswell Dwight Hitchcock, and William Greenough Thayer Shedd.
Burke Library record group:
Union Theological Seminary Archives: UTS 1, papers of faculty and students
Using the Collection
Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
The following boxes are located offsite: Box 1. Please note that requests for use of boxes held in offsite storage must be made three business days in advance.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Information concerning copyright, fair use, and reproduction requests can be consulted at Columbia's Copyright Advisory Office.
Item description, UTS1: Thomas Chalmers Murray papers, 1869-1871, box #, folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.
This collection was among a large amount of unprocessed material that was organized in 2016-2017 with funds provided by the Henry Luce Foundation and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The exact provenance of this collection is unknown.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Material was cataloged by Lynn A. Grove on 1988-07-12. Metal clips were removed from materials and folded items were flattened. Materials were placed in new acid-free folders and boxes. Acidic items were separated from one another by interleaving with acid-free paper as needed. The finding aid was created by Rebecca Nieto in 2017 with the support of the Henry Luce Foundation and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, and edited by Leah Edelman in 2021.
2021-02-23 PDF converted to EAD and description updated by Leah Edelman.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Chalmers Murray attended Union Theological Seminary between 1869 and 1872, during which time he studied Hebrew, Biblical exegesis, and church history under formative Union professors including Henry Boynton Smith, Roswell Dwight Hitchcock, and others. He was an extensive note-taker over the course of his studies. He published his writings as Lectures on the Origin and Growth of the Psalms (1880), a series of lectures centered on the psalter and the history and literature of the Hebrew scriptures.