Fonds MS-2-671, SF Box 99, Folder 2 - Alexander Sutherland Murray fonds

"Bear-cat" Harrison Caricature of Murray blankety-blank Caricature of Yuill Rev. Bill Forsythe Caricature of Simpson Our castle dreamer Experience teachers tools Caricature of unknown student "J.P.C." Caricature of two unknown students Seldom Inn Geo. Smith, Propritor Bob Ross’s idea of heaven "Absolutely, Mr. Shean." How “Red” won the box of fudge Dalgleish “Engaged” in dreaming East meets West, Campbell v.s. Broncho Epsom Salt Glad to see you blossoming out, Walter Caricature of Clouston

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Alexander Sutherland Murray fonds

General material designation

  • Graphic material

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code

MS-2-671, SF Box 99, Folder 2

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


Physical description area

Physical description

20 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 7 cm or smaller

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator


Biographical history

Alexander Sutherland Murray was a Presbyterian minister. Born in 1895 at Pictou Landing, Nova Scotia, to Reverend Robert and Isabel Murray, he was educated at Dalhousie, living at Pine Hill residence and receiving his BA in 1920. He served in the Maritimes and as a chaplain to immigrants at the ports of Montreal and Halifax during the 1950s and 1960s. His sister, Florence Jessie Murray, was a medical missionary in Korea. Alexander died in 1984.

Custodial history

Fonds was donated to Dalhousie University Archives by Olive Koyama on 23 November 1994 after they were found by Koyama while she was settling the estate of Anna (Murray) Dike Musgrave. Further information about the custodial history is unknown.

Scope and content

Fonds includes 20 photo-caricatures of Alexander Sutherland Murray's Pine Hill classmates.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.

Finding aids

Associated materials

See the Catherine Creighton and family fonds and the Florence Jessie Murray fonds for related material.

Related materials



Public domain

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Accession area