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E. Jefferson Murphy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1037

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a photocopied typescript for Understanding Africa, a non-fiction juvenile title written by E. Jefferson Murphy.

Dates

  • circa 1969

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical Sketch

E(mmett) Jefferson Murphy was born Juoly 2, 1926, in Thomasvilly, GA. He became a sociologist/anthropologist and was a historian focused on Africa. His book, Understanding Africa on Africa was intended for general readers, but eventually developed into a book for children. He published several other books on African history in the years after. He died in 2013. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 4

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains one photocopied typescript of a non-fiction book written by E. Jefferson Murphy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of E. Jefferson Murphy
Title
E. Jefferson Murphy Papers, circa 1969
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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