Fonds MS-2-181, SF Box 27 - David Murray fonds

Photograph of unidentified woman Amelita Galli-Curci Draft handwritten manuscript list of musical movements Record library of opera and secular music Draft typed and handwritten manuscript of a record catalog Pukka Sahib. Copy #1 Early draft manuscript of Pukka Sahib Later draft manuscript of Pukka Sahib Handwritten manuscript of a radio introduction piece about Frédéric Chopin

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David Murray fonds

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MS-2-181, SF Box 27

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  • 1905, [ca. 1940s] (Creation)
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    Murray, David, fl. 1934-1972

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2 cm of textual records (3 folders)

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David Murray was a Halifax actor, musician and radio broadcaster. For many years he had a regular program on CBC radio called "At the Opera."

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Items were donated in 1973 by Mrs. David Murray. Donation also included David Murray's books, records and tapes, which where added to the Killam Memorial Library's music collection or special collections as appropriate.

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Fonds includes handwritten catalogues of David Murray's record collection, manuscripts of a skit called "Pukka Sahib," and notes on Frederic Chopin.

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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

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Description created June 2012. Description revised by Creighton Barrett on November 19, 2017.

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-2-181, SF Box 27