Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: The Len Foster Orchestra
Series Number: MS16-01
Processed and Cataloged by: Lucas Morgan
Date Span: 1942-1943
Size of Collection: 5 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 10
Type of Material: Sheet music
Arrangement: Arranged by instrument in score order
Biographical / Historical Information: The Len Foster Orchestra was the official dance band for Murray State Teachers College from 1942-1943 before World War II and post-war 1946-1949. It was considered one of the best in the university’s history and many believed its sound rivaled the era’s famous big bands led by Glen Miller and Duke Ellington.
Scope and Content: Music scores