David Murray (1842-1928)


David Murray was one of the founders of the law firm Maclay, Murray and Spens, and he served as Dean of the Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow. He presented his large collection of rare books and manuscripts, the Murray Collections, to Glasgow University Library in 1927, and endowed the David Murray Lectureship on the History of Learning. It was founded in 1929. He is the author of Robert and Andrew Foulis and the Glasgow Press with some account of the Glasgow Academy of the Fine Arts, 1913, and Memories of the Old College of Glasgow, 1927.