Murray Warner Essay Contest records
Scope and Contents
Collection contains essays submitted to the Murray Warner Essay Contest during the period of 1923-1936.
Collections organized by accession:
As of 2012 there is only one accession.
Accession 10288.A: essays submitted to the Murray Warner Essay Contest , 1923-1936.
- University of Oregon (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Gertrude Bass Warner (Mrs. Murray Warner) created the Murray Warner Essay Contest on Asian culture. Warner undertook extensive travels in Asia and helped to establish the Asian Studies departments at the University of Oregon. Students participated in the contest by writing about the relationships between the West and the East and the winner won a trip to Asia.
2 linear feet (2 containers)
Language of Materials
Gertrude Bass Warner (Mrs. Murray Warner) created the Murray Warner Essay Contest that accepted essays regarding relationships between the West and the East, and awarded a trip to Asia as the prize. The collection (1923-1936) contains essays submitted to the Murray Warner Essay contest and information about the contest.
Material within this collection has been organized by accession. This organization reflects the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time. This organization is also based on the decision not to merge the various accessions and organize them as a whole at this point in time, give the fact that future accruals are anticipated and/or that this organization is deemed sufficient for access.
Researchers should note that materials within a series or accession may overlap and/or relate to materials found in other accessions or initially processed materials. For example, correspondence may be found in all or only some groupings. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers may need to consult each accession.
Researchers should also note that similar materials can be arranged differently in each accession, depending on how the material is organized upon receipt or during initial processing. For instance, correspondence is one accession may be arranged alphabetically, while correspondence in another accession is arranged chronologically.
1 record storage box and 1 manuscript box.
Collection processed by Jenn Newby, 2012.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing. Multiple accession(s) for the collection have not been merged or organized as a whole. Each accession is described separately.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- American essays -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Asia -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Colleges and Universities Subject Source: Archiveswest
- East and West Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Education, Higher -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Essays Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Literary prizes -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Murray Warner Essay Contest (University of Oregon)
- Universities and colleges -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Oregon
- University of Oregon
- Warner, Gertrude Bass, 1863-1951
- Warner, Murray, 1869-1920
- Guide to the Murray Warner Essay Contest Records
- Complete Description
- Jenn Newby and Tanya Parlet.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).