Eugene Edmund Murphey papers

Eugene Edmund Murphey papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Murphey, Eugene Edmund, 1875-1952
Title: Eugene Edmund Murphey papers
Dates: 1894-1952
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms991

Biographical/Historical Note

Eugene Edmund Murphey (1875-1952), born in Augusta, Georgia, was a physician, writer, professor at the Georgia Medical College, and avid ornithologist.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Eugene Edmund Murphey from 1894-1952. Contains mainly correspondence (1933-1939) relating to his hobby as an ornithologist; speeches and writings relating to a variety of subjects including public health issues; and lectures on medicine. Also includes memorials, materials (1936-1940) on the Augusta Museum, photographs, and printed material.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Bird watching.
Medicine--Study and teaching.
Speeches (documents)
Universities and colleges--Faculty.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eugene Edmund Murphey papers, ms991, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Biographical Information

11Biographical Information
2Biographical Information, Obituaries, Memorials

Series 2: Correspondence

Bailey, Harold
Bassett, V. H.
Bird Lore (William Vogt, Editor)
Brinkley, Fred
Bureau of Biological Survey
Burleigh, Thomas D.
Burton, E. Milby
Bush, William E.
Butler, Gracie (Mrs.)
Chamberlain, E. Burnham
Chambers, W. Lee
Coles, Victor
Cravey, Zach D.
Denton, J. Fred
Elliott, Lester F.
Forbush, E. H.
Gabrielson, Ira N.
Ganier, A. F.
Georgia State Ornithological Society, re.
Giles, Norman, Jr.
Gould, Victor E.
Greene, Earle R.
Griffin, Bill
Harlee, Capt. H. L.
Hembree, D. V.
Henderson, Dan, re.
Howell, A. H.
Lunz, G. Robert, Jr.
McAtee, W. L.
Moffitt, James
Norris, Robert
Oberholser, Harry C.
Oliver, Harriet M.
Orr, Robert T.
Palmer, Dr. T. S.
Pickens, A. L.
Rogers, Mabel T.
Sass, Herbert R.
Sprunt, James
Sutton, George M.
Taylor, Lucius M.
Tompkins, Ivan R.
Vogt, William (Bird-Lore, q.v.)
Wallace, Henry A.
Wards Natural Science Establishment
Williams, R. W.

Series 3: Ornithological Notes

113Ornithological Notes by Dr. Murphey
14Ornithological Notes "The Red-Headed Cockaded Wood-Pecker"
15Ornithological Notes "The Birds of Athens, Clarke County, Georgia" by Thomas D. Burleigh, Associate Biologist, U. S. Bureau of Biological Survey

Series 4: Lectures, Writing

21Augusta Museum: Constitution, Correspondence
2Re: Charleston "Auklet": Correspondence and Articles
3Speeches and Writings
3Lectures re History of Medicine
Primitive Health
Mesopotamia, Code Hammurabi
Hebrew Medical Thought
Minoan, Trojan, Mycenaean, Greek
Greek and Asia Minor. Hippocrates
Athens after Hippocratic Period
Galen, Rome, Baths, etc.
The Great Plagues of History
Influence of Christianity
Influence of the Crusades
The Renaissance
Negro Influence on American Culture
Mrs. Mary Lou Yancey Phinizy
Letter to the Editor, Augusta Chronicle re "Hambone"
Birds in Gardens, March 2, 1933
(Garden Club) 2 c.
Senator George
Garden Clubs Address, April 9, 1940
Bicentennial Commission....Augusta, 1735-1935
letter re.
Fire Companies, re
"The Cap of Youth" by John Steuart. Book Review
Idioms, re
Married School Teachers, re
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
Philosophy in Everyday Life. Welcoming Students, 1939
Address to Nurses Association
Does Preventive Medicine Ever Interfere with Private Practice
Sterilization Bill
Water Works
Sanitation. Report to Chamber of Commerce
Water Supply
"Wedding Night" by Peggy Gaddis. Book Review
Our Town
Address before Richmond County Medical Society, ca 1930
Modern Medical Education: Progress or Retrogression?
The History of Pellagra in Georgia
Medical Education, 1932
Response to Address of Welcome
"Cemeteries Outside Cities" by LeGarde S. Doughty
Child Health, City of Augusta
Medical Association of Georgia Convention, re, 1938
Old Medical Building, February 1931
Medical Association of Georgia, 1934
Medical Profession, Notes re., 1933
Blood Donors
Cardiac Disease
Hospital Expansion
Graduation Address, 1939
The Junior League
Health on Vacations
University Grounds, re
Diagnostic Blunders and Misconceptions
House at 432 Telfair St., re
History of South Carolina
Reclamation of Men for Railroad Service
Roosevelt Ball, re
The Medical Aspects of Gall Bladder Disease
Control of Malaria
Progress of Medicine
The U. S. Philatelic Stamp Truck
Dedication of one of the Medical School Buildings
Medical Association of Georgia, re
The Middle-aged Woman: What is She Worth?

Series 5: Pictures

29Pictures and Christmas cards
10Pictures: Dr. and Mrs. Murphey

Series 6: Printed Material

211"An Address before the Georgia Medical Society..." by R. D. Arnold, A.M., M.D., Retiring President, 1868
11"Salvage" by Eugene E. Murphey, M. D., 1928
11"Blood Pressures in Aortic Coarctation" by Eugene E. Murphey, et al
11"Sodium Cacodylate in the Treatment of Pernicious Malaria" by E. E. Murphey, M. D., F.A.C.P.
11"Observations on the Bird Life of the Middle Savannah Valley, 1890-1937" by E.E. Murphey
11 The Charleston Museum Quarterly, Vol. II, no. 1, 1932