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Ed Walraven Collection

Identifier: A-0305

Scope and Contents

The letters, notes, and tape recordings in this collection document Edward Walraven’s discussions and interviews with Mr. Bob Murphey, a Nacogdoches attorney and humorist. Correspondence is dated from 1986 to 1992. Walraven was interested in humor and its place in the culture.


  • Creation: 1992

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Edward Lee Walraven worked at Texas A and M for 43-years. He joined the staff in 1974 as a public relations writer. In 1991, he joined the faculty and then went on to complete his Ph.D. in 1999. He taught a variety of courses in the Journalism Department. Walraven retired from his teaching position in May 2017.

Morse, Brad. "43 years of shaping stories." 'The Battalion'. Online at


0.25 Cubic Feet


This collection consists of nine items described in four folders and housed with other collections in a banker's box.

Genre / Form


Guide to the Ed Walraven Collection
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository