Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity: A Centennial Celebration
The “Seven Jewels”: Students, Then Brothers
Nathaniel Allison Murray, 1884-1960
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Cornell Attendance and Degree: Attended Cornell from 1905-1907 and 1909-1911, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 1911.
Occupation: Agriculture and biology teacher in the Washington, D.C. public school system
Role in the Fraternity: Jewel
Signed Senior Portrait of Nathaniel Allison Murray, 1911 [view image 1] | [view image 2]
Murray inscribed the back of this photograph to Dr. Burt Green Wilder, Cornell’s first professor of zoology, who served as a surgeon with the Massachusetts 55th Black Volunteer Regiment during the Civil War. Professor Wilder kept in touch with many of his comrades from the regiment.
With great Respect and in
Appreciation of the many
kindnesses of Dr. and Mrs.
B. G. Wilder.
N. A. Murray.
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