Murphy, Franklin D., 1916-1994

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Dates:
Birth 1916
Death 1994-06-16

Biographical notes:

Franklin David Murphy was born in Kansas City, MO, Jan. 29, 1916; AB, Univ. of Kansas (1936) and MD, Univ. of PA, (1941); instructor (1946-48), Dean of the School of Medicine (1948-51), and Chancellor (1951-60) at the Univ. of Kansas; Chancellor at the Univ. of CA, Los Angeles, 1960-68; joined the Times Mirror Company as Chairman of the Board and CEO (1968) and became Chairman of the Executive Committee (1981-86); active in philanthropic, cultural, scientific, and financial organizations and received many awards and honorary degrees; major UCLA contributions include the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, development of the William Andrews Clark Library, and a number of primary research collections in the UCLA Library; died in Los Angeles, 16 June 1994.

From the description of Papers, 1948-1994. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40473247

Franklin David Murphy was born on Jan. 29, 1916 in Kansas City, MO; received his undergraduate degree from the Univ. of KS and his medical degree from the Univ. of PA, Dean of the School of Medicine (1948-51) and Chancellor (1951-60), Univ. of KS; Chancellor, UCLA, 1960-68; became Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Times Mirror Company in 1968, becoming Chairman of the Executive Committee in 1981; served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, as well as on the board of directors of several corporations; died on June 16, 1994 in LA; Murphy had collected books by Sean O'Casey, and began a correspondence with him in 1956; O'Casey was born on Mar. 30, 1880 in Dublin, Ireland; served as secretary of the Irish Citizen Army, 1913-14; his plays include The shadow of a gunman, Juno and the paycock, and The plough and the stars; after a Nationalist riot during a performance of the last-named play at Dublin's Abbey Theatre, O'Casey moved to England in 1926; continued writing plays, including The silver Tassie, Purple dust, and Cock-a-doodle-dandy; he died on Sept. 18, 1964 in Torquay, Devon, England.

From the description of A Collection of material about Sean O'Casey (1880-1964), 1900-1964. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39886625

Frank M. Murphy was a geologist active in Nevada.

From the description of [Franklin M. Murphy Collection]. 1922-1958. (University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 488869158

Biography

Franklin David Murphy was born on January 29, 1916 in Kansas City, Missouri; received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Dean of the School of Medicine (1948-51) and Chancellor (1951-60), University of Kansas; Chancellor, UCLA, 1960-68; became Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Times Mirror Company in 1968, becoming Chairman of the Executive Committee in 1981; served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, as well as on the board of directors of several corporations; died on June 16, 1994 in Los Angeles; Murphy had collected books by Sean O'Casey, and began a correspondence with him in 1956; O'Casey was born on March 30, 1880 in Dublin, Ireland; served as secretary of the Irish Citizen Army, 1913-14; his plays include The Shadow of a Gunman, Juno and the Paycock, and The Plough and the Stars ; after a Nationalist riot during a performance of the last-named play at Dublin's Abbey Theatre, O'Casey moved to England in 1926; continued writing plays, including The Silver Tassie, Purple Dust, and Cock-A-Doodle-Dandy ; he died on September 18, 1964 in Torquay, Devon, England.

From the guide to the Franklin D. Murphy Collection of Material about Sean O'Casey, 1900-1964, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

Biography

Franklin David Murphy was born in Kansas City, Missouri, January 29, 1916; AB, University of Kansas (1936) and MD, University of Pennsylvania, (1941); instructor (1946-48), Dean of the School of Medicine (1948-51), and Chancellor (1951-60) at the University of Kansas; Chancellor at the UCLA, 1960-68; joined the Times Mirror Company as Chairman of the Board and CEO (1968) and became Chairman of the Executive Committee (1981-86); active in philanthropic, cultural, scientific, and financial organizations and received many awards and honorary degrees; major UCLA contributions include the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, development of the William Andrews Clark Library, and a number of primary research collections in the UCLA Library; died in Los Angeles, June 16, 1994.

From the guide to the Franklin D. Murphy Papers, 1948-1994, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Geology
  • Book collectors--Archival resources
  • Dramatists, Irish
  • College presidents--Interviews
  • Book collectors--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
  • Boards of directors--Officials and employees--Archival resources
  • College administrators--Archival resources
  • Geologists--Archives
  • Mines and Mineral Resources
  • College administrators

Occupations:

  • College administrators--California--Los Angeles
  • Boards of directors--Officials and employees--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
  • Dramatists, Irish
  • College administrators--Archival resources

Places:

  • California--Los Angeles (as recorded)
  • California--Los Angeles (as recorded)
  • Nevada (as recorded)