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Murray State University

200 Pogue Library

Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Office of the President - Ronald J. Kurth Speeches

Collection Title: Ronald J. Kurth Speeches, 1990-1994


Series Number: 003-10-08


Department: Office of the President


Processed and Cataloged by: Chloe Williams


Date Listed: February 1, 2010


Date Span: 1990-1994


Size of Collection:  1.75 linear feet.


Number of Boxes:  3 legal sized document cases and 1 legal half sized document case.


Type of Material: Speeches and notes,


Condition of Material: Good.


Arrangement: Chronological arrangement


Historical Information: Ronald James Kurth was president of Murray State University from 1990 to 1994. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and former naval aviator. He held a Ph.D. from Harvard University and was a scholar on Russian military and diplomatic history. Prior to being president at Murray, he served as Senior Military Attache’ at the American Embassy in Moscow and was president of the United States Naval War College from 1987 to 1990. He later served as Dean of Academic Affairs at the Air War College and as president of St. Johns Northwestern Military Academy.


Scope and Content: Collection consists of the typescript speeches and notes made by Murray State University president Ronald J. Kurth from 1990 to 1994.


Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Kurth, Ronald James

Murray State University – Presidents.

Universities and colleges – Administration.

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