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William D. Murdy Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0243

Scope and Contents

This collection of 1,024 commercial photographs largely features industrial and architectural views, including exteriors and interiors of unidentified private residences, as well as commercial buildings. Cameron Iron Works is among the businesses documented. Most of the photographs date from the late 1950s to 1960. There are silver gelatin prints and color prints.

Dates

  • 1950-1960

Creator

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from MSS 0243 William D. Murdy Photographs must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Extent

27 Linear Feet (21 boxes) : 1024 Photographs

Language of Materials

English

Photo Database

HMRC's Photographic Archives Database (https://hmrc.houstonlibrary.org/photos/) contains an inventory of photographs in this collection.

Creator

Title
William D. Murdy Photographs
Status
Updates Needed
Author
Matt Richardson
Date
August 17, 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center Repository

Contact:

The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
HPL.Gregoryschool@houstontx.gov
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov
832-393-1662