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Sir Walter Murdoch Collection

The Sir Walter Murdoch Collection is comprised of Sir Walter's personal library donated to Murdoch University, along with Sir Walter's handwritten catalogue of his collection. The collection includes pamphlets, letters, clippings, and memorabilia about Sir Walter, as well as publications by or about Sir Walter Murdoch.


Individually catalogued monographs and a number of artefacts from Sir Walter's office are held in display cabinets between Link Level 2 and the South Wing.

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Focus on the man of words: Professor Walter Murdoch

Watch an interview with Professor Murdoch on his 88th birthday at his home in South Perth. He talks with Darcy Farrell on his life and philosophy, his work, people he has known.

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© 1962, Channel 7 Perth; used by Murdoch University with permission of Channel 7 Perth.

Preferred citation

[Identification of item], Sir Walter Murdoch Collection, QB 17, Special Collections, Murdoch University Library, Murdoch, Western Australia.

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