Murphy, Edgar Gardner, 1869-1913

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Episcopal clergyman, publicist, executive secretary of the Southern Education Board, 1903-1908, author, and amateur astronomer.

From the description of Edgar Gardner Murphy papers, 1893-1913. WorldCat record id: 24439055

Edgar Gardner Murphy was born in Fort Smith, Ark., and grew up there and in San Antonio, Tex. From 1891 to 1903, Murphy was a practicing Episcopal clergyman in San Antonio; Laredo, Tex.; Chillicothe, Ohio; Kingston, N.Y.; and Montgomery, Ala. In 1903, he left the ministry to become Executive Secretary of the Southern Education Board. Through writing, speaking, and organizing, Murphy established himself as a prominent commentator on race relations, child labor, and public education. He retired as an invalid in 1908 but continued to write up until his death. Murphy was married to Maud King of Concord, Mass., with whom he had two sons, Gardner and DuBose.

From the guide to the Edgar Gardner Murphy Papers, ., 1893-1913, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

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creatorOf Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922. Papers of the Barringer family [manuscript], 1828-1963. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
creatorOf Murphy, Edgar Gardner, 1869-1913. Edgar Gardner Murphy papers, 1893-1913. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Abercrombie, John W. (John William), 1866-1940. Correspondence, 1902. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Booker T. Washington Papers, 1853-1946, (bulk 1900-1915) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Murphy, Edgar Gardner, 1869-1913. The Alabama Archives Edgar Gardner Murphy Collection [microform]. Samford University Library, University Library; Harwell G. Davis Library
creatorOf Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931. Correspondence of Edwin A. Alderman, 1900-1930 (bulk 1900-1903). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986. Documents and notes made for his life of Edwin A. Alderman [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dillard, Avarene Lippincott. Papers of the Dillard family, 1717-1964. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Edgar Gardner Murphy Papers, ., 1893-1913 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Rockefeller Sanitary Commission for the Eradication of Hookworm Disease. Rockefeller Sanitary Commission for the Eradication of Hookworm Disease records, 1909-1915. Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn Slack family collection, 1853-1928. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. Papers of Booker T. Washington: series 1-4, 1864-1960 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. Papers of Booker T. Washington: series 1-6, 1864-1960 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918, recipient. Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937 Houghton Library
referencedIn National Child Labor Committee (U.S.). Records, 1914-1943. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918, recipient. Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937 Houghton Library
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associatedWith Abercrombie, John W. (John William), 1866-1940. person
associatedWith Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Episcopal Church corporateBody
associatedWith Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986. person
associatedWith Murphy, Gardner, 1895-1979. person
associatedWith National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Rockefeller Sanitary Commission for the Eradication of Hookworm Disease. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. person
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Southern States
Southern States
United States
Alabama
United States
United States--Race relations
Alabama
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African Americans--Education--History
Suffrage--History--20th century
Child labor--Law and legislation--History
Children--Employment--Law and legislation--History
Labor--Religious aspects--Christianity--History
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Death 1913

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