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[Photograph of Raymond Derr]

Description: Photograph of Raymond W. Derr, professor of Journalism at McMurry College from 1946 to 1950. Derr also served as McMurry's Director of Public Relations. He is posing for his picture in a suit and tie.
Date: [1946..1950]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mel Jowell]

Description: A photograph of Mel Jowell, visible from the chest up. Jowell played football for McMurry College in Abilene, Texas, in the 1940s, and later returned to the school as an instructor in mathematics and assistant football coach in the 1950s. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Mel Jowell (football McM)."
Date: [1945..1955]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of McMurry Bookstore Employees]

Description: A photograph of two McMurry College bookstore employees talking and laughing with one another. An assortment of merchandise hanging from hooks and laying on tables can be seen in the background, and a cash register can be seen in the foreground.
Date: [1940..1960]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of McMurry Commencement]

Description: Photograph of Dr. R. B. Anderson (Secretary of the Treasury), Dr. Harold Cooke (McMurry President), Dr. W. B. McDaniel, and Dr. A. C. Douglas, all wearing caps and gowns.
Date: [1943..1959]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Inner Courtyard of the Quadrangle]

Description: A photograph of the inner courtyard and porch of the Quadrangle at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Quadrangle - some science courses taught here. Chemistry? Physics?"
Date: 1948
Creator: Jones, Lloyd
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of McMurry College Senior Picnic, 1946]

Description: Photograph of nine McMurry College students at the Senior Picnic held in the spring of 1946. Seven of the students are numbered on the photograph, and include (from left to right): Vernon Spence, Beth Shepherd, Wanda Spruce, Cyril Stone, Gene Matthews, unknown, and Crawford Hughes. The two students at the right of the frame are unknown.
Date: Spring 1946
Item Type: Photograph