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Geoffrey P. Murray papers

Identifier: M272

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Scope and Content

This collection contains letters to Murray, the bulk of which are from family and friends, materials related to Bowdoin and Johns Hopkins, and handwritten research notes. The notes are in both French and English.


  • Creation: 1959-1967, undated


Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Geoffrey Peter Murray was born on April 9, 1940 in New York City. He attended South Portland High School, received an A.B. from Bowdoin in 1961, then received a master of arts deegree and a doctor a philosophy degree from Johns Hopkins University. In September 1970 he became an assistant professor of romance languages at the University of Maine in Orono. Murray died in a fire on April 18, 1972.


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Language of Materials



Letters to Geoffrey Murray, the bulk of which are from family and friends, materials relating to Bowdoin College and Johns Hopkins University, and handwritten research notes.


Arranged alphabetically.

Guide to the Geoffrey P. Murray papers
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Repository Details

Part of the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 Repository

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