Lawrence W. Murphy Papers, 1911-1965 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 13/1/20
Acquired: 6/30/1964;8/1966; 5/2010
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Room 146 Main Library, Prior Request Preferred||1-2|
Description: Papers of Lawrence W. Murphy, professor of journalism (1924-64) and Director of the School of Journalism (1927-40), including correspondence, typescript copies of addresses, reports, photographs, clippings, reprints, publications, course material and related documents concerning teaching of journalism in universities, evaluation of curricula, former students, history of journalism, classification of universities teaching journalism, professional associations, editorial work, graduate work and appointments (1919-39), a legislative act creating a College of Journalism (1927), journalism alumni (1927-46), School of Journalism Announcements (1928-49), Notes on the History of Journalism (1929) - a duplicated 118-page collection of biographical sketches of journalists, the Editor's Hall of Fame (1930), a journalism building at Illinois (1931-36), University presidency (1933), the Illinois Press Association Journalism Building Committee (1934-36), a poll of former students on journalism courses at Illinois (1939), the University Committee on Educational Programs and Policies in the School of Journalism (1940), Alumni News Notes (1942-46), Murphy's resignation as director (1942-43), a study of honor students (1943), a Foundation for public Relations research and education fellowship for work at Hill and Knowlton in New York (1959) and the Illinois Editorial Review (1956-57).