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THE THOMAS MURRAY WILSON PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Record of Events: Australia, Nov. 1937 to June 1938
01/11/1937 - 06/05/1938

DESCRIPTION: 1 bound TMs diary of Thomas Murray Wilson kept from November, 1937 to June 22, 1938 concerning his stationing in Australia. References to many Australian officials including Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and the Governor General Alexander G. A. Hore-Ruthven, 1st Baron Gowrie. Also includes references to Lord Wakehurst, Dame Mary Hughes, the sinking of the Panay, Premier Arthur Borlase Stevens, Sir Henry Gullett, Sir Hugh Poynter, Sir Victor Wilson, Sir Hugh Denison, Sir Thomas Bavin, Sir George Murray, Sir Ernest Clarke, 9th Earl de la Warr, Sir Josiah Stamp, Admiral Lane-Pool, Sir Herbert Gepp, Sir Earle Page, Sir James Leigh-Wood, Sir Howard D'Egville, Sir Robert Murray Anderson, Sir Philip Street, Sir Mark Sheldon, Sir George Pearce, Sir Heaton Rhodes, Sir William Mitchell, Albert Doyle, Sir Lavington Bonython, Sir John Peden and Sir Kelso King.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Record of Events: Australia, June 1938 to May 1939
06/23/1938 - 05/11/1939

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs diary kept by Thomas Murray Wilson from June 23, 1938 to May 10, 1939 during his stationing in Australia. References to Governor General Alexander G. A. Hore-Ruthven, Baron Gowrie, and to Prime Minister Joseph A. Lyons. Also includes references to many other prominent Australians, including: Sir Alfred Davidson, Sir Robert Anderson, Sir George Allard, Sir Edward Ellington, Sir Herbert Gepp, Sir Thomas Bavin, Tom Schuurman, Hugh McClure-Smith, Sir Mark Sheldon, Sir Harry Sheehan, Sir Earle Page, Sir Claude Reading, Admiral Lane-Poole, Sir George Julius, Sir Ernest Fisk, Marquess of Lothian, Sir Philip Street, Sir Alfred Zimmern, Sir John Pratt, Admiral Sir Howard Kelly, Sir James Mitchell, Sir Victor Wilson (memo), Dame Mary Hughes, Sir Graham Waddell and Sir Kelso King.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Record of Events: Australia, May 1939 to Jan. 1940
05/12/1939 - 12/31/1939

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs diary kept by Thomas Murray Wilson in Australia from May 11, 1939 to December 31, 1939 during his service in Australia. Contains references to Prime Minister Joseph A. Lyons and Governor General Alexander G. A. Hore-Ruthven, 1st Baron Gowrie. Also includes references to many other prominent Australians: Sir Victor Wilson, Thomas Schuurman, Sir Alfred Davidson, Sir Geoffrey Whiskard, Sir Henry Gullett, Sir George Allard, Sir Kelso King, Sir Claude Reading, Archbishop Mowll, Sir Hugh Poynter, Sir Harry Sheehan, Sir Herbert Gepp, Sir David Rivett, Sir Sidney Kidman, Sir Ernest Fisk, Sir John Peden and Sir Francis Anderson.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Record of Events: Australia, Jan. 1940 to Apr. 1940
01/01/1940 - 07/29/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs diary kept by Thomas Murray Wilson in Australia from January 1, 1940 to July 29, 1940 (labeled "to April, 1940") during his service there. Includes newsclippings about Wilson and a set of photos by Wilson taken during a trip through the outback. Contains many references to Prime Minister Joseph A. Lyons and Governor General Alexander G. A. Hore-Ruthven, 1st Baron Gowrie. Also includes references to many other prominent Australians: Sir Geoffrey Whiskard, Sir Philip Goldfinch, Sir Claude Reading, Albert Doyle, Sir Hugh Poynter, Sir George Allard, Sir Harry Sheehan, Sir William Glasgow, Sir Thomas Bavin, Sir Ernest Fisk and Sir Henry Gullett.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Record of Events: India, Apr. 1940 to Mar. 1942
04/26/1940 - 03/12/1942

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs diary kept by Thomas Murray Wilson in Calcutta and Delhi, India from April 26, 1940 to March 12, 1942 during his service there. Contains references to the Viceroy Victor A. J. Hope (Marquis of Linlithgow), Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-shek, Mahatma Ghandi and Chakravarti Rajagopalacharia, as well as references to other prominent British and Indians: Maharajadhiraja Bahadur of Burdwan, Sir Jeremy Raisman, Maharaja of Tripara, Sir Girga Shankar Bajpai, Sir Kenneth Fitze, Sir Brojendra Mitter, Sir Francis Wylie, Sir Andrew Clow, Sir Homi Mody, Maharaja of Jaipur, Sir Alexander Roger, Sir Reginald Maxwell, Sir Gurunath Bewoor, Sir Alan Lloyd, Sir Cowasji Jehangir, Sir George Campbell, Sir Archibald Carter, Sir Thomas Ainscough, Sir Bertrand Glancy, Sir Frederick Tymms, Sir Gilbert Laithewaite, Admiral Sir Herbert FitzHerbert, Sir Henry Craik, Sir Leonard Wilson, Sir Douglas Young, Sir Akbar Hydari, Sir Frederick James, General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Sir Manneckjie Dadabhoy, Sir Ramaswami Mudalier, Maharaja of Dholpur and Shiva Rao.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Record of Events: Baghdad, 1942
01/01/1942 - 03/20/1943

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs diary kept by Thomas Murray Wilson in Baghdad, Iraq from April, 1942 to March, 1943 (labeled "1942") during his service there. Includes 2 photos of the American consulate in Iraq. Much discussion of Zionism, Jewish immigration in the Middle East and Iraqi involvement in World War II. Contains references to King Faisal II and the Regent Abdul Ilah, as well as to many prominent American and British diplomats and Iraqis such as: Sir Edwin Drower, Denis Knabenshue, General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Prime Minister Nuri Pasha as-Said, Abdul Ilah Hafidh, Sir Kinahan Cornwallis, Sfoug Al-Yawer, Saleh Jaber and Sir Arthur Rucker. Discussion of oil development, with references to the Basra Petroleum Company, the Near East Development Company, the Iraq Petroleum Company and the Anglo-Iranian Petroleum Company.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Record of Events: Baghdad, 1943
03/21/1943 - 09/17/1943

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs diary kept by Thomas Murray Wilson in Baghdad, Iraq from March, 1943 to September, 1943 during his service there. Much discussion of Zionism, Jewish immigratiion to the Middle East and Iraq's involvement in World War II. Contains references to King Faisal II and Regent Abdul Ilah. Includes references to prominent American and British diplomats and Iraqis such as: Prime Minister Nuri Pasha as-Said, Denis Knabenshue, Sir Kinahan Cornwallis, Sir Henry R. Pownall, General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Abdul Kadir Rasheed, Sir Ronald Storrs, General Hurley, Sir Edwin Drower, Archbishop Spellman, Tewfiq Suwedi and General Sikorski. Discussion of the oil development of with references to the Basra Petroleum Company, the Iraq Petroleum Company, Mosul Petroleum Company and the Anglo-Persian Petroleum Company.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Photo Album: Friends, 1910 - 1920
01/01/1910 - 01/01/1920

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo album containing photos of people in the United States, probably Wilson's friends, all from the 1910's and early 1920's.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Photo Album: Friends, 1910 - 1920
01/01/1910 - 01/01/1920

DESCRIPTION: 1 album containing photos of people in the United States, probably friends of Thomas Murray Wilson, taken in the 1910's and 1920's.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Photo Album: Friends, 1940's
01/01/1940 - 01/01/1950

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo album of Thomas Murray Wilson containing photos of himself and friends in the 1940's in the United States.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Photo Album: Friends, 1940's
01/01/1940 - 01/01/1950

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo album of Thomas Murray Wilson containing photos of himself and friends in the 1940's in the United States.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Photo Album: 9" x 7" World Photos
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo album containing 9" x 7" prints by Thomas Murray Wilson of various memorable sights around the world. Includes photos of Japan, China, India, Cambodia, Norway and Algeria. Probably hand-developed by Wilson.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Photo Album: 9" x 7" World Photos
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo album of 9" x 7" prints taken by Thomas Murray Wilson of various memorable sights around the world, all unlabeled. Includes shots of the American West, the South Pacific, Australia and Indonesia.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Mounted Photos: Australia, 1930's
01/01/1937 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: Unbound 3" x 5" mounted photos of Australia taken by Thomas Murray Wilson, mostly of the outback.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Panoramic Photos
01/01/1920 - 01/01/1930

DESCRIPTION: 11 panoramic photos and negatives of the Great Wall of China and the coast of Yugoslavia.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Large Photos: Asian Sculpture
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 18 large photos of Asian sculpture Includes many statues of the Buddha and various Chinese figures.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 Large Photos
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 2 large photos probably taken by Thomas Murray Wilson; the first of a street in an Arab village, the second of giraffes.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Correspondence
11/12/1915 - 04/17/1922

DESCRIPTION: 6 letters to Thomas Murray Wilson with 1 carbon from Wilson on various topics. Includes 1 carbon (25 Feb 1921) from Wilson regarding American firms in Tientsin, China; 1 printed Christmas card (undated) from Joan and Sam Sokobin in Shanghai, China; and 1 ALS (undated) from an unidentified person at the Government House in Canberra, Australia, probably a woman, discussing Australian social figures. The last letter refers to the Bishop of Newcastle, Sir Robert Brook-Popham and Lady Gowrie.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Blueprints: Washington House Garden
04/20/1937

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Rose Greely, a landscape architect, and 2 blueprints by Greely's firm, all concerning plans to redesign Thomas Murray Wilson's back yard garden at 33rd & Reservoir Road in Washington, D.C.

Box: 2 Fold: 13 Ephemera: Visit of Charles de Gaulle, et al.
05/27/1919 - 04/29/1960

DESCRIPTION: 1 packet of ephemera regarding the State Visit of Charles de Gaulle to the United States in April, 1960 and 1 program from a set of plays put on for U.S. Army troops in France during the First World War.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 Receipts
02/11/1926 - 06/18/1959

DESCRIPTION: 2 receipts kept by Thomas Murray Wilson; the first for clothes in Portugal, the second from a bank in Washington, D.C.

Box: 2 Fold: 15 Clippings
03/30/1919 - 01/01/1950

DESCRIPTION: A small set of clippings collected by Thomas Murray Wilson, several of which mention Wilson.

Box: 2 Fold: 16 "A Mandarin Primer"
01/01/1919 - 03/01/1920

DESCRIPTION: 1 fragile soft bound book, "A Mandarin Primer," owned by Thomas Murray Wilson.

Box: 2 Fold: 17 Large Photos: Groups and Individuals
01/01/1920 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 4 photos mostly of groups at diplomatic functions. Includes 1 photo of Wilson at a banquet in Washington, D.C. in 1934; all other photos unlaebled and undated.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Small Photo Wallet: The American Southwest (No.1a)
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson mostly of the American Southwest. Labeled "No.1a." Otherwise undated and unlabeled.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Small Photo Wallet: South America?
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of tropical forests, coastlines and waterfalls, possibly in South America.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Small Photo Wallet: Egypt & Subsaharan Africa
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of Egyptian ruins and Subsaharan Africa, including tribespeople. Unlabeled and undated (1925?).

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Small Photo Wallet: Europe & British Africa?
01/01/1926

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of Europe (?) and British Africa (?). Labeled "6", dated 1926.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Small Photo Wallet: Europe & Latin America?
01/01/1926 - 01/01/1930

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of Europe and Latin America (?). Labeled "7", undated.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Small Photo Wallet: South Pacific, Australia? & India?
01/01/1926 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of the South Pacific, Ausralia(?) and India(?). Labeled "8", undated.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Small Photo Wallet: Latin America & the Mediterranean
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of Latin America and the Western Mediterranean (Spain and Morocco). Labeled "9", undated.

Box: 4 Fold: 1 Small Photo Wallet: France, Germany & Scandinavia
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of France, Germany and Scandinavia, with many shots of mountains, coastline and glaciers. Unlabeled and undated.

Box: 4 Fold: 2 Small Photo Wallet: Scandinavia
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of Scandinavian mountians and coastline. Unlabeled and undated.

Box: 4 Fold: 3 Small Photo Wallet: Iraq
01/01/1935 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet contianing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of the Middle East, probably Iraq. Unlabeled and undated.

Box: 4 Fold: 4 Small Photo Wallet: Greece & Turkey
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of Greece and Turkey. Unlabeled and undated.

Box: 4 Fold: 5 Small Photo Wallet: Australia
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of Australia, mostly in the outback. Unlabeled and undated.

Box: 4 Fold: 6 Small Photo Wallet: China, Japan & Europe
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 photo wallet containing photos and negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of China, Japan and Western Europe, with many shots of mountains. Unlabeled and undated.

Box: 4 Fold: 7 Photos: Eastern Mediterranean
01/01/1920 - 01/01/1930

DESCRIPTION: 18 photos in a negatives envelope, consisting of scenes in the Eastern Mediterranean, some containing friends. Unlabeled and undated.

Box: 4 Fold: 8 Photos: China & Japan
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1930

DESCRIPTION: 35 photos by Thomas Murray Wilson of scenery in East Asia, either Japan or China. All unlabeled and undated.

Box: 4 Fold: 9 Photos & Negatives: China & Japan
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1930

DESCRIPTION: About 50 photos with negatives by Thomas Murray Wilson of scenery in China and Japan. Unlabeled and undated.

Box: 5 Fold: 1 Oversize Photos: England & France
01/01/1925 - 01/01/1930

DESCRIPTION: 19 mounted photos by Thomas Murray Wilson of scenes in England and France, with one photo of the White House.

Box: 5 Fold: 2 Oversize Photos: Portraits
01/01/1920 - 01/01/1930

DESCRIPTION: 7 large photos consisting of portraits of friends and acqaintances of Thomas Murray Wilson, several of them signed for Wilson. Includes 1 photo of Maj. Gen. Walter A. Bethel, J. E. Burke and 1 photo of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Reid Yates; others are unlabeled and undated.

Box: 5 Fold: 3 Oversize Photos: Miscellaneous Buildings, etc.
01/01/1920 - 01/01/1930

DESCRIPTION: 9 large photos by Thomas Murray Wilson, mostly of architecture, almost all in Europe. All unlabeled and undated.

Box: 5 Fold: 4 Photo Album: Friends, 1899 - 1905
01/01/1899 - 01/01/1905

DESCRIPTION: 1 large photo album, only one third filled, containing photos by Thomas Murray Wilson of Washington, D.C. and friends at the turn of the century. Includes some panoramic photos. Most photos probably developed by Wilson.

Box: 6 Fold: 1 Oversize Photos: Mountains
01/01/1920 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 4 large photos by Thomas Murray Wilson of mountains, one of which is an enlarged panoramic photo of the Alps. All others undated and unlabeled.

Box: 6 Fold: 2 Oversize Photos: Portrait & Group
01/01/1920 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 2 large photos; the first is a signed protrait of the Grand Master of the Scottish Freemasons in India ("Harry"); the second is a group photo, probably of American diplomats or a State Department office.

Box: 6 Fold: 3 Large Photo Album: India, China & France
01/01/1920 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 large photo album containing photos by Thomas Murray Wilson of scenes in India, China and France. Includes panoramic photos of the Great Wall of China, Paris and other scenes.

Box: 7 Fold: 1 Large Photo Album: World Sights
01/01/1920 - 01/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 large photo album containing photos by Thomas Murray Wilson of various scenes around the world including India, the Great Wall of China and Western Europe.

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