Preliminary Guide to Collection of documents related to Edward R. Murrow
MS.2011.10

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Society for the Protection of Science and Learning.
Title
Collection of documents related to Edward R. Murrow
ID
MS.2011.10
Date [inclusive]
1934-1946
Extent
0.05 Linear feet 1 folder.
Location Note (MASC staff use)
2-2-6-2.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical note

Edward [Egbert] Roscoe Murrow was born on April 25, 1908, near Greensboro, North Carolina. Prior to his career in broadcasting, for which he is best known, Murrow worked for Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars from 1932-1935. This committee was a part an organization based in Great Britain called the Academic Assistance Council, which would later be known as Society for the Protection of Science and Learning. One of the goals of the organization was to provide employment and refuge for scholars living in Fascist and Communist regimes.

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Collection Description

This collection consists of documents (reproductions) related to Edward R. Murrow's work with the Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced German Scholars. These documents were copied from the records of the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning, with an explanatory letter from Professor Michael Berkowitz, University College London (11/3/2010).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

No reproduction permitted (see Bodleian Library reproduction agreement on file with collection).

Unprocessed Collection Note

This collection is open and available for research use, but it has not yet been processed.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Murrow, Edward R.

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