Charles MacMurray Design collection
MSMacM89

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
MacMurray, Charles G.
Title
Charles MacMurray Design collection
ID
MSMacM89
Date [inclusive]
1960-1981
Extent
1.0 linear ft.
Language
English
Abstract:
Charles MacMurray was a graphic designer in Chicago. This collection contains correspondence, speeches, research material, design samples, photographs and slides documenting the design work of Charles MacMurray.

Preferred Citation

Charles MacMurray Design collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Biographical Sketch

Charles MacMurray was a graphic designer in Chicago. He began his career designing logos, signs and other graphic materials as Manager of Graphics and Packaging for Latham-Tyler-Jensen in the early 1960s. In the late 1970s, MacMurray opened his own firm, Charles MacMurray Design. His clients included the American academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Borg-Warner, Harris Bank and Bang & Olufsen. MacMurray was President of the Society of Typographic Arts in 1963-1964 and a member of the group 27 Chicago Designers.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, speeches, research material, design samples, photographs and slides documenting the design work of Charles MacMurray.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives June 2005

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • MacMurray, Charles G. -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Chicago Design History.
  • Commercial art -- Illinois -- Chicago.
  • Design, Industrial -- Illinois -- Chicago.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Charles MacMurray Design Collection 

Box Folder

Article - "The identification of Baker Industries," by Charles MacMurray, 1981 

1 1

Notes on projects, undated 

1 2

Correspondence, 1969-1970 

1 3

STA President's Report, 1964 

1 4

Speeches, correspondence, 1968-1969 

1 5

Speech, 1971 

1 6

Speech, 1971 

1 7

Research notes re; color, undated 

1 8

Corporate Identification Manual for American Oil Company, 1961 

1 9

Borg-Warner Identification Standards Manual, 1980 

1 10

Design samples, 1981 

1 11

Resume, photograph, undated 

1 12

Photographs, undated 

1 13

Borg-Warner Identification Standards Manual, 1981 

1 14

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