Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Inaugurations – Harry M. Sparks
Series Number: RG003-11-05
Department: Office of the President
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Rachel Kim in March of 2011.
Date Listed: March 21, 2011
Date Span: 1968
Size of Collection: 1.5 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 3 letter size document cases.
Type of Material: Correspondence, speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, press releases, programs, ephemera, etc.
Condition of Material: Good.
Arrangement: Chronological arrangement
Historical Information: Harry M. Sparks was inaugurated as the fifth president of Murray State University on October 21, 1968.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of responses to invitations, letters of greetings and congratulations, and various printed materials associated with the inauguration of Harry M. Sparks as president of Murray State University. Included in the collections are copies of speeches made during the inauguration, photographs, newspaper clippings, press releases, press kits, programs and a scrapbook of the event.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Sparks, Harry M., 1907-1996.
Murray State University – Inaugurations, etc.
Murray State University – Presidents.
Murray State University – History.