Charles MacMurray design collection

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

1.0 linear feet of material consisting of correspondence, speeches, research material, design samples, photographs and slides documenting the design work of Charles MacMurray.

Biographical Historical Note

Charles MacMurray was a graphic designer in Chicago. He began his career working for Latham-Tyler-Jensen in the early 1960s. In the late 1970s, MacMurray opened his own firm, Charles MacMurray Design. MacMurray was President of the Society of Typographic Arts in 1963-1964 and a member of the group 27 Chicago Designers.