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A Guide to the Claude L. Murphree Scrapbooks

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
April 2013

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Murphree, Claude Leonidas
Title: Claude L. Murphree Scrapbooks
Dates: 1906-1946
Abstract: Five scrapbooks and miscellaneous materials documenting organ recitals of Claude Murphree, University of Florida Organist.
Extent: 0.4 Linear feet. 1 box.
Identification: MS Coll. 54
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Claude L. Murphree was a member of the University of Florida Department of Music and the University Organist.

Scope and Content

Five scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and souvenirs documenting Murphree's organ recitals. The five scrapbooks are dated: 1) 1926; 2) 1926-1927; 3) 1932-1933; 4) 1934-1939; 5) 1940-1946. Also includes a manuscript book with hand-written musical scores, a convention name tag, a 1935 program, and three posters advertising various Murphree's recitals.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Claude L. Murphree Scrapbooks, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

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