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Murray, John, Sir, Knight (publisher (IV)) (1851-1928)



  • Existence: 1851 - 1928

Found in 761 Collections and/or Records:

Manuscript notes of John Murray IV on themes of biography, autobiography, and literature, alongside diary entries and commonplace notes., 1877-1925

Identifier: Acc.13328/1697
Scope and Contents

Themed notes may have been written in preparation for a lecture given at Eton College on 21 October 1911, a report of which appears in an edition of the "Eton College Chronicle", also present in this file. Also included is a print booklet featuring Murray's writing, entitled "Sunday Occupations" (October 1895), and a printed report of the Copyright Association (1914) of which Murray was a member, alongside Arthur Conan Doyle and Rudyard Kipling, amongst others.

Dates: 1877-1925

Miscellaneous papers concerning David Livingstone., 1863-1982.

Identifier: MS.42442
Scope and Contents Folio 1 : picture postcard of the tombstone of David Livingstone in Westminster Abbey;folio 2-3 : prospectus issued by John Murray, publishers, advertising works by or concerning Livingstone;folio 4 : cutting from "The [?Standard]", no. 326 : “Last letter of Dr. Livingstone”;folio 5 : cutting, supplied through Durrant’s Press Cuttings, from ‘The Standard’, 21st October 1912 : "A Livingstone relic. An inkless letter. Written on a copy of ‘The...
Dates: 1863-1982.

Miscellaneous papers concerning Robert Southey., 1843-? late 19th century.

Identifier: MS.42559
Scope and Contents

Folios 1-2 : "The late Mr. Southey" : printed minutes, 1843, concerning the intention to erect a memorial to Robert Southey in the

Church of Crosthwaite. Included is a list of subscribers to the memorial fund.

Folios 3-4 : letter, 10 October 1896, of Richard Garnett to John Murray IV concerning a draft of a letter of Southey.

Folios 5-6 : notes, ?late 19th century, concerning costs in relation to publications by Southey.

Dates: 1843-? late 19th century.

Miscellaneous papers concerning the ‘Murray’s Handbooks for Travellers’ series., 1899-1924, undated.

Identifier: MS.42615
Scope and Contents The papers in this folder have been divided into four sections: letters, manuscripts, proofs and notes relating to producing the ‘Handbook for Travellers’ series; advertisements for the series; papers relating to the history of the series; and other related material.Letters, manuscripts, proofs and notes:Partial letter, undated, of John Murray III relating to ‘Handbook for Travellers to Syria and Palestine’: folios 1-2;Circular letter, 1889, of John Murray...
Dates: 1899-1924, undated.

Papers concerning the sale of a number of titles from the ‘Murray’s Handbook for Travellers’ series to Edward Stanford; with later letters relating to the Handbook series., 1901-1910.

Identifier: MS.42614
Scope and Contents In addition to correspondence relating to the sale by John Murray IV to Edward Stanford of many of the ‘Handbook’ titles, later letters relate to the intention by Stanford to sell his interest in the series.The papers have been arranged chronologically.Letter, 19 April 1901, of Charles Plumptre Johnson to John Murray IV: folios 1-2;Letter, 22 April 1901, of Edward Stanford II to John Murray IV: folios 3-4;Memorandum of agreement, 30 April 1901,...
Dates: 1901-1910.

Proofs of works probably relating to ‘Works of Lord Byron: Poetry, Vol.1’, edited by Ernest Hartley Coleridge., 1897.

Identifier: MS.43402
Scope and Contents The proofs here probably relate to ‘Works of Lord Byron: Poetry, Vol I’ edited by Ernest Hartley Coleridge and published by John Murray. There is an annotation on folio 1 reading ‘Lord Lovelace’s Proofs’ and date stamps for 1897. There are annotations throughout.Each folio has two columns containing text, each of which are numbered. There are some gaps of columns 9-48 columns 102-129. The columns numbered 102-129 can be found at Ms.43400 ff.1-14....
Dates: 1897.

Proofs of works relating to Lord Byron., 1897-1921, undated.

Identifier: MS.43400
Scope and Contents The proofs here all relate to publications concerning Lord Byron.Proofs of ‘Hints from Horace’, probably for ‘Works of Lord Byron: Poetry, Vol.1’, edited by Ernest Hartley Coleridge, with annotations by Ralph Gordon Noel King Milbanke, Lord Lovelace, 1897: folios 1-14;Proofs of ‘Lord Byron’s Correspondence: Vol II’, edited by John Murray IV, with some annotations, 1921. The contents includes chapters VI-XIV and appendices A-C. These proofs have been bound with...
Dates: 1897-1921, undated.

Untitled manuscript of John Murray IV reminiscences., c.1925

Identifier: Acc.13328/1696
Scope and Contents

File contains an original untitled manuscript by John Murray IV (1851-1928), later noted as 'reminiscences' by Jock Murray VI (JGM). Manuscript is accompanied by an index, also written later by Jock, noting points of interest and relevent page numbers.

Dates: c.1925

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Letters. Correspondence. 753
Postcards. 194
Copies. Derivative objects. 192
Notes. 181
Press cuttings. Information artifacts. 154
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Circulars. Fliers. 76
Telegrams. 65
Advertisements. 64
Proofs. printed matter 57
Envelopes. 55
Memorandums. 54
Drafts. Documents. 53
Visiting cards. 52
Lists. 48
Receipts. Financial records 47
Typescripts. 44
Prospectuses 36
Excerpts. 28
Accounts. 26
Photocopies. 23
Poetry. 23
Estimates. Financial records. 19
Business records. 18
Prospectuses. 18
Business cards. 17
Manuscripts. 16
Receipts. Financial records. 16
Fliers. Printed matter. 15
Pages. 15
Reviews. Document genre 15
Specimens. 15
Photographs. 14
Sketches 14
Proofs. Printed matter. 13
Articles. 11
Letters of recommendation. 11
Outlines. Documents. 11
Pamphlets. 11
Testimonials. 11
Agreements. Legal instruments. 10
Picture postcards. 10
Invitations. 9
Leaflets. 9
Maps. Cartographic materials. 9
Synopses. 9
Title pages. 8
Translations. Documents. 8
Illustrations. Layout features. 7
Offprints. 7
Reports. 7
Transcriptions. Documents. 7
Tables of contents. 6
Title pages 6
Transcripts 6
Circular letters. 5
Financial records. 5
Fragments. 5
Invoices. 5
Prefaces 5
Summaries. 5
Contracts. Agreements. 4
Drawings. Visual works. 4
Duplicates. Copies. 4
Handbills. 4
Legal instruments. 4
Minutes. Administrative records. 4
Portraits 4
Prefaces. 4
Sketches. 4
Calculations. 3
Catalogues. 3
Indentures. Legal Instruments. 3
Page proofs. Proofs (printed matter) 3
Periodicals. 3
Samples 3
Admission tickets. Tickets. 2
Algiers (inhabited place). Africa - Algeria - Alger. Longitude: 3.0000. Latitude: 36.8333. 2
Asia Minor. Asia - Turkey - Asia Minor. General region. Longitude: 35.0000. Latitude: 39.0000. 2
Assignment of copyrights. Legal documents. 2
Assignments. Legal documents. 2
Bills of exchange. 2
Bookplates. 2
Cheques. 2
China. Asia. Nation. Longitude: 105.0000. Latitude: 35.0000. 2
Coats of arms. devices (symbols). 2
Compliments slips. 2
Criticism. 2
Engravings. Prints. 2
Extracts. 2
Figures. Illustrations. 2
Forms. Documents. 2
Impressions. prints. 2
Legal documents. 2
Letter cards. 2
Mediterranean Sea . Sea. Longitude: 30.0000. Latitude: 31.5000. 2
Memorandums. Legal documents. 2
Obituaries. 2
Opinions. Legal documents. 2
Order forms. 2
Page proofs. Proofs (printed matter). 2
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