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Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1929 - 1968


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Edward Roscoe Murrow and Janet Brewster Murrow Papers contain correspondence, published and unpublished writings, subject files, financial and legal records, biographical material, memorabilia, Brewster and Murrow family papers and photographs, chiefly dating from 1929-1965. Of particular note are letters written by and to the Murrows while they were in Great Britain during World War II which reflect his work as director of European broadcasting for CBS, Inc. and her duties as executive director of the London Committee of Bundles for Britain, Inc. Also includes letters and other documents concerning his service as director of the United States Information Agency (1961-1964) and her association with Reid Hall, Inc., Sydenham Hospital (New York), Vidyodaya Girls' High School (India) and other organizations, usually as a volunteer worker.


  • Creation: 1929 - 1968

Conditions Governing Access



13 boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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South Hadley MA 01075-6425 USA