Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Sally M. Murray:

An Inventory of Her Papers, 1969-2010 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Murray, Sally M.
Title: Sally M. Murray Papers,
Dates: 1969-2010 and undated
Abstract: The papers of Sally Murray consist of geological papers, course materials, notes, and correspondence.
Collection # S 1767.1
Quantity: 4 boxes and 1 flate file (4 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Sally Marie Sowell Williams Murray was born February 28, 1943. She was active in young women's summer camps such as YWCA camp Grady Spruce and Kickapoo Kamp. She was soon drawn to the beauty and uniqueness of Lubbock and West Texas and became a student of Texas Technological College. She became a teacher and researcher in the field of geology traveling the south and southwest paving the way for professional notoriety in her own right. She was the wife of Dr. Grover E. Murray was President of Texas Tech University from 1966-1976, and who died in 2003. Sally's works continue to enrich and inspire interests in the field of and geology, the petroleum industry, and paleontology research in the noted area.


Scope and Content

The papers of Sally Murray consist of geological papers and course related materials related to the Southwest, and dating from 1969 to 2010. Notes and correspondence from geological field trips from various college courses are also included.


 

Organization

The collection is organized topically, then by date.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Murray, Sally M.
Murray, Grover E. (Grover Elmer), 1916-
Murray, Grover E. (Grover Elmer), 1916- --Career in college teaching
Subjects (Organizations)
Baylor Geological Society
Texas Technological College
Texas Tech University
Young Womens Christian Association
Subjects (Places)
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Guadalupe Mountains (N.M. and Tex.)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
Geology--Study and teaching (Higher)
Geology--Texas

Related Material

Grover E. Murray Papers, 1904-1982

Alton Wade oral history interview [sound recording], 1973


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sally M. Murray Papers, 1969-2010 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
2012-0249-B

Gift, 2012

Processed by

William McDonald, 2013


Collection Inventory

 

Harter's Water Snake

box folder
1 1 Slides
2 Correspondence and notes, 1972-1973 and undated



 

Permier Granite Quarry and Monument Stone Company-Llano, TX August 1973

box folder
1 3 Slildes, 1972-1973 and undated
4 Correspondence, 1973



 

Costa Rica an Earth Watch program to observe Comet Kohoutek, December 1973

box folder
1 5 Slides



 

Hudson-Meng Bison Dig, 1975

box folder
1 6 Slides Correspondence, 1975
7 Notes-Bison Kill
8 Reference Book with Maps



 

Caves

box folder
1 9 Slides-Alexandre's Cave, 1973
10 Slides-Gorman's Cave and Fall, Bend TX Maps - Correspondence, 1979



 

Llano Texas Field Camp

box folder
1 11 Notes UTPB, 1981
12 Notes-Photos-Maps, 1979



 

Belize Trip 1984

box folder
1 13 Slides
14 Notes



 

Earth Watch Program

box folder
1 15 Correspondence



 

Wild Plants to Eat

box folder
1 16 Slides-Boxed



 

Teaching Files Sally Murray

box folder
1 17 Correspondence
18 Resource Materials-Llano photos
19 Resource Materials-field trips
20 Former Student Notes -Llano trip



 

Llano Field Trip Notes

box folder
1 21 Lower Cretaceous, Fort Hood and Iron Mountain Magnetic Mine Geology 141
22 Second topo Lab
23 Transparencies



 

SASGS (Southwestern Assoc of Student Geologists Society)

box folder
1 24 Field Trips



 

Valley of the Giants/Dinosaures

box folder
1 25 Baylor Geological Society, 1973



 

Arkansas Field Trip, 1975

box folder
1 26 Correspondence



 

Second Trip Grand Canyon Na'tl Park and other, 1976

box folder
1 27 Reference and Corrsepondence



 

Brownwood Field Trip

box folder
2 1 Notes
2 Notes



 

Pilot Knob and Natural Bridge Caverns

box folder
2 3 Notes



 

Guadalupe Mountains Gield Trip, 1979

box folder
2 4 Notes



 

Killeen High School

box folder
2 5 Geosciences Field Trip-Austin Area



 

Austin Area Field Trip

box folder
2 6 Cretaceous Biostratigraphy
7 Economic Geology of the Central Mineral Region of Texas, 1974



 

Central College Evaluation

box folder
2 8 New Audio-tutoial Learning Biology Course, 1974



 

Alternative ways to present material

box folder
2 9 Pamphlets



 

Final Exams

box folder
2 10 Examples



 

McPherson College Field Trip

box folder
2 11 Sedalia, Colorado, 1973



 

Geology of the Grand Canyon

box folder
2 12 Northern Arizona University, 1974



 

Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad, New Mexico

box folder
2 13 Desk and Derrick Field Trips
14 NSF (National Science Foundation), 1969-1971



 

A and M Field Trips, 1969-1971

box folder
2 15 Notes



 

A and M Field Trips, 1969-1971

box folder
2 16 Reference Materials



 

Weathering and Erosion

box folder
2 17 UTA Summer Institutes



 

Muller, Pamela Hallock and Reeves, Robert

box folder
2 18 Professors and UTPB



 

Teachning Materials for Petroleum Course

box folder
2 19 Odessa College, 1984



 

William, Sally M.

box folder
2 20 Author-article, American Assoc of Petroleum Geologosts Bulletin, 1985



 

School Districts Employment

box folder
2 21 Tyler ISD Camp Tyler 1965-66, Lubbock ISD Evans Jr High 1966-68, Teachers Exam, 1985



 

Tiperary Empolyment

box folder
2 22 Correspondence, 1985



 

Neill, Robert employment

box folder
2 23 Geological Works: K and S Investments Big Spring, TX



 

Dale Carnegie Courses

box folder
2 24 Correspondence Self Improvment
25 Reference: Dental, Driving, Fashion



 

American Assoc of Petroleum Geologists Convention, 1986

box folder
2 26 Atlanta Georgia



 

American Assoc of Petroleum Geologists Convention

box folder
2 27 Convention Dallas, TX, 2004



 

Capitol Reef

box folder
3 1 Reference Material



 

Creationism

box folder
3 2 Notes



 

Meteor Crater Odessa TX Teaching Materials

box folder
3 3 Notes



 

miscellaneous file

box folder
3 4 Notes



 

Norkis Oil Company

box folder
3 5 Correspondence



 

Oil Company name Changes over time

box folder
3 6 List



 

Permian Basin Geological and Geophysical Auxiliary

box folder
3 7 Yearbook, 1985, 1986



 

Permian Basin Geology

box folder
3 8 Notes



 

Petrified Forest National Park

box folder
3 9 The Story behind the Scenery



 

Telescope and Stars

box folder
3 10 Reference Materials



 

Texas Foresty Association

box folder
3 11 Yearbook, 2008
12 Yearbook, 2009
13 Yearbook, 2010



 

Travel Information

box folder
3 14 Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah



 

Volcanoes

box folder
3 15 The Story behind the Scenery



 

Zion National Park

box folder
3 16 The Story behind the Scenery



 

Slides

box folder
3 17 Texas Hill Country, Enchanted Mountain, 1970s
18 Hike, Lampasses from Still House Dam to Interstate 35, Undated
19 Ciudad Victoria, Mexico, October 1974
20 White Crossing at Llano River, March 1975
21 Llano, 1975 and Granite Mountain, November 1975
22 Baylor, 1975
23 Big Bend Float Trip, Rio Grand River, 1975
24 Texas Hill Country, November 1975
25 Two week trip Grand Canyon National Park, June 1976
26 Carlsbad Caverns, 1976
27 Austin, 1977
28 Texas Hill County
29 Llano Part I and Part II, 1970
30 Sycamore Canyon, 1979
31 Texas Hill Country, 1980
32 Miscellaneous, 1968
33 Geology Lab Pictures
box folder
4 1 Denver to Kansas, 1973
2 Arizona, Grand Canyon, Colorado River, 1974
3 New Mexico, before 1981
4 Cros Section Permian Basin by Ed Matchus, 1985
5 Presentation, Oil and gas in Texas and New Mexico, 1986
6 Grad work Texas A and M, 1969; 1970; 1971
7 Big Bend Coal Mine, 1969; 1970; 1971
8 Pollution NSF, TAMU, 1972, 1973, 1969; 1970; 1971
9 Central Texas College, 1970's
10 Rocks and Minerals
11 Teachning, Sedimentarty Structures and Ingneous Rocks
12 Teaching Fossils
13 Sally Murray notes
14 Teaching Petrified Forest National Forest Park
15 Teachning Historical geology
16 Teaching Meteor Craters in Arizona
17 Teaching Kohoutek Comet
18 Teaching Central Texas College
19 Teaching Intro Mapping
20 Teaching Using Maps with Resources
21 Teaching Continental Drift
22 Teaching Geology 141 Labs
23 Teaching Atmosphere, NSF, UTA, 1972, 1973
24 Teaching Is There a Career NSF, 1972, 1973
25 Teaching Continental Drift, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
26 Teaching Energy Crisis, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
27 Teaching Geologic Time, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
28 Teaching Geology of Texas, UTA, NSF 1972, 1973
29 Teaching Ground Water, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
30 Teaching Ice Age UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
31 Teaching Ice Age of Texas UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
32 Teaching Lunar Geology UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
33 Teaching Intro to Paleontology, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
34 Land Use, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
35 Teaching Geological Agent, UTA, NFS, 1972, 1973
36 Teaching Natural Resources in Conflict, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
37 Teaching Developing Thunderhead Oceans, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
38 Teaching natural Resources in Texas, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
39 Teaching Sewage, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
40 Teaching Shourelines, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
41 Teaching Soil Profile, UTA, NSF, 1973, 1972
42 Teaching Solar System, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
43 Teaching Solid Waste, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
44 Teaching Who Needs Urban Geology, UTA, NSF, 1972, 1973
45 Teaching Volcanoes
46 Teaching Water Sources
47 Teaching Water Treatment
48 Teaching Miscellaneous
49 Teaching Weathering
box folder
3 5 1953 to 1957