Oral Histories

Interview of Judith Murphy

Wife of UCLA Chancellor Franklin D. Murphy.
Subtitle:
Chancellor's Spouse: Judith Murphy
Topic:
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Administration
Interviewer:
Treleven, Dale E.
Interviewee:
Murphy, Judith
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Abstract:
Attends Vassar College; marries Franklin D. Murphy; moves to Philadelphia with husband; Franklin Murphy becomes chancellor of the University of Kansas; role as chancellor's wife; Franklin Murphy is appointed chancellor of UCLA; University of California president Clark Kerr and his wife Catherine Spaulding Kerr; Norman and Dorothy Buffum Chandler; friendships and social life while at UCLA; fund-raising activities at UCLA; Franklin Murphy leaves UCLA for the Times Mirror Company; children and grandchildren.