Archives Main Page | Overview of the Collections | Archives Policies | Searchable Database

Log In | Contact Us | View Cart (0 items)
Browse: Collections Digital Content Subjects Creators

Jepson Field Book volume 30 page 142 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 30 page 142
Palm Springs - Called on Dr. Murray.  He is now 83, white-haired and with a very prominent nose.  He is a Scotchman, born in Edinburg and went to Edinburg Univ. if I understood him correctly.  As a printer's boy the sheets of Hugh Millers Testimony of the Rocks passed thorough his hand and a friendship developed as Murray grew to a man between him and Miller. Murray's father and grandfather were lawyers, the grandfather being Lord __ __, a legal or judicial title, and not hereditary. Murray knew the bonanists well and thought very highly of Balfour and Balfour's kindly ways with :::::::::  May 24, 1914 the students.  Then there were __ and also __ who wrote the articles for the editor  of the Encyclopedia Britannica the sheets of which Murray handled. Great names were connected with this edition; Macaulay wrote the historical articles.  Herschel the astronomical.  Napier the __ There was no question but of having the best and the greatest names for the Encyclopedia.  This edition was gotten out by Adam Black  Marray was the first settler at Palm Springs as he had been the first at Banning and previously at Beaumont.  One of the Balfours came into his study to talk with him about a
University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley
Found in:

Page Generated in: 0.165 seconds (using 147 queries).
Using 5.92MB of memory. (Peak of 6.09MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21 rev-3
Copyright ©2017 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign