Murray, John, 1851-1928

Alternative names

Hide Profile

Sir John Murray, the fourth of seven by that name to head the Scottish publishing firm of John Murray, was educated at Oxford and travelled extensively in the United States. He became a partner in 1878, and headed the firm after his father's death in 1892. He was Queen Victoria's publisher, and continued the firm's standard for quality and innovative publications.

From the description of John Murray letter to George W. Childs, 1876 Oct. 18. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 68815781

English publisher.

From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Joan Severn, 1911 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 764717770

Sir John Murray, English publisher. The grandson of the John Murray who published Byron, he and his brother, Hallam, joined the family firm in the 1870s.

From the guide to the John Murray IV manuscript material : 2 items, 1902-1906, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Relation Name
associatedWith Bentley, R. (Richard), 1854-1936 person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 person
associatedWith Childs, George William, 1829-1894, person
correspondedWith Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904 person
associatedWith Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907 person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Holt-White, Rashleigh. person
correspondedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895 person
associatedWith Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893 person
associatedWith Leach, Henry Goddard, 1880-1970 person
associatedWith Murray, John, 1778-1843 person
associatedWith Severn, Arthur, Mrs., 1846-1924, person
correspondedWith University Press (Cambridge, Mass.). corporateBody
associatedWith Viljoen, Helen Gill, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Abu, Rajputana
Gilgit, Kashmir
Central Asia, Asia
Chesterfield House, London
Turkestan, Asia
Pamir, India
Bhutan, Asia
Great Britain
Rhodesia, Africa
Gulmarg, Kashmir
South Africa, Africa
Russia, Europe, Asia
Manchuria, China
Tonk State, India
Canada, North America
Bundi State, India
Colworth House, Bedford
Afghanistan, Asia
Chitral State, India
Gobi Desert, China
United States, North America
Mustagh Pass, Kashmir
China, Asia
Hunza, Kashmir
Indore State, India
Mount Everest, Tibet
Himalaya Mountains, Tibet
North-West Frontier, India
Srinagar, Kashmir
Tibet, Asia
Publishers and publishing--Great Britain--20th century--Correspondence
Publishers and publishing--Correspondence


Birth 1851

Death 1928




Ark ID: w6zc9b36

SNAC ID: 29046665