Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Marvin University School Collection
Series Number: MS92-03
Processed and Cataloged by: Originally processed by Keith Heim. Reprocessed by Dieter C. Ullrich
Date Listed: Originally listed on July 7, 1992. Relisted on April 7, 2010.
Date Span: 1911-1918
Size of Collection: 3.0 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 1 oversized box.
Type of Material: Photographs, newspaper clippings, ephemera and memorabilia.
Condition of Material: Fair with fading and foxing of photographs and documents due to improper storage and aging.
Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by type and size of format.
Biographical / Historical Information: Marvin College was established in 1885 as a degree granting college at Clinton, Kentucky. The college was transformed into a private college preparatory school in 1908. The school was renamed the Marvin University School and remained in operation until 1922.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of photographs of the campus and students of Marvin University School at Clinton, Kentucky from 1911 to 1918. The collection includes ephemera, memorabilia and newspaper clippings on the history of the school from 1885 to 1922.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Marvin University School (Clinton, Ky.)
Marvin College (Clinton, Ky.)
Clinton (Ky.) – History.
Schools – Kentucky – Clinton.
Colleges – Kentucky – Clinton.
Additional Sources: See the college and school catalogs at Microfilm Number 275 (MF275).