Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Donald Gaines Murray (1913-1986)
MSA SC 3520-12494


Books -

Davis, Michael D. and Hunter R.. Clark.  Thurgood Marshall:  Warrior at the Bar, Rebel on the Bench.  New York:  Birch Lane Press, 1992.

Rowan, Carl T.  Dream Makers, Dream Breakers:  The World of Justice Thurgood Marshall.  Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1993.

Williams, Juan.  Thurgood Marshall:  American Revolutionary.  New York:  Random House, 1998.

Newspaper/journal articles -

Kuebler, Edward J. "Desegregation of the University of Maryland," Maryland Historical Magazine, vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 37-49.

"State Education Ills to Be Aired in Md. Univ. Suit."  The Afro-American, 6 (?) May 1935.

"Court Ends Md. U's Color Bar."  The Afro-American, Week of 22 June 1935.

"Donald Gaines Murray Sr. dies at 72; sued, entered UM law school in 1935."  The Baltimore Sun, 10 April 1986.

Maryland State Archives, Documents for the Classroom Series -

University v. Murray, 169 Md. 478 (1936)

From Segregation to Integration: The Donald Murray Case, 1935-1937

Reference Materials prepared for the Consideration of the Commission on the Thurgood Marshall Memorial Statue in Annapolis

Maryland State Archives -

Maryland State Archives DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE, DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS (Death Record), MSA T1890, 3/69/2/. (Death certificate incorrectly states birth year as 1923 instead of 1913).

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Maryland History Slide Collection), MSA SC 1260-129.  Photo of Thurgood Marshall, Donald Gaines Murray, and Charles Huston.

Maryland State Archives BALTIMORE CITY COURT (Court Papers) University v. Murray, 169 Md. 478 (1936), MSA C174, 3/32/1/1.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg Collection of materials relating to Charles Hamilton Houston and Donald Gaines Murray at Amherst College) MSA SC 5216.

Related web pages -

A Calendar of Maryland's African American History prepared by the staff of the Maryland State Archives' Department of the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland

Maryland Public Television special "Color at the Bar"

Return to Donald Gaines Murray's Introductory Page

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