Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

Thomas Chalmers Murray papers, 1869 -- 1871

Summary Information

Abstract

Thomas Chalmers Murray was a graduate of the Union Theological Seminary class of 1872, an historian of Hebrew scripture, and the author of Lectures on the Origin and Growth of the Psalms (published posthumously in 1880). The collection consists of notes taken while attending Union Theological Seminary.

At a Glance

Bib ID 4492475 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Murray, Thomas Chalmers, 1850-1879
Title Thomas Chalmers Murray papers, 1869 -- 1871
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (0.5 linear feet; 1 box)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is open for research.

Onsite storage.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series organized alphabetically by professor, then by subject.

Description

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.

  • Thomas Chalmers Murray papers, 1869 -- 1871

    This series 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.

Onsite storage.

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.

Preferred Citation

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.

Custodial History

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.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Processing Information

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.

Revision Description

2021-02-23 PDF converted to EAD and description updated by Leah Edelman.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Lecture notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Murray, Thomas Chalmers, 1850-1879 -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.) -- : Archives -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.