Mortimer J. Murphy (1884-1973)


Murphy, Mortimer J.

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 12 December 1884 - d. March 1973
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    Buffalo, NY

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1940-1942; 1944-decease

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Address listed in 1956 American Architects Directory
Address listed in 1962 American Architects Directory
Address listed in 1970 American Architects Directory

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file contains membership application, temporary suspension of membership, request for emeritus (retired) status, and notification of death. The photographs he submitted with his application were returned to him at the time.
      The AIA's rules about competitions were intended to combat unfair practices and ensure that architects were properly compensated for their work. Clients holding competitions could ask the AIA to approve their rules and procedures, and be authorized by the AIA. AIA members could not enter unauthorized competitions under the code of professional ethics.

Avery Library, Drawings and Archives Collection, Columbia University
      For more information https://library.columbia.edu/locations/avery/da.html.