Franklin Murphy, Selected Photos

Chancellor Murphy and the facade of Royce Hall


Chancellor Murphy in front of Royce Hall. [Nov. 27, 2007]





Chancellor and Mrs. Murphy

An undated photo of Chancellor Murphy and donor Dolly Bright posing in the campus Sculpture Garden named in Murphy's honor. The Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden was officially dedicated in 1967, but several acquisitions were installed before the dedication.

The sculpture is Barbara Hepworth's Oval Form (Trezion).


Pauley Pavilion Groundbreaking


Chancellor Murphy with basketball coach John Wooden and donor Edwin Pauley at the groundbreaking ceremony for Pauley Pavilion. The building was dedicated as part of Commencement ceremonies in June 1965.

[January 1964]




Martin Luther King with Chancellor Murphy



Chancellor Murphy walks with Dr. Martin Luther King, who gave a speech to UCLA students on Janss Steps. [April 27, 1965]








Dwight Eisenhower with Chancellor Murphy



Chancellor Murphy with former President Dwight Eisenhower on Charter Day. Eisenhower received an honorary doctorate from the University of California.
[April 4, 1963]

The setting is Kerckhoff Hall - the UCLA Alumni Association occupied offices on the south side of the building before the James West Alumni Center opened.