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Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Meeting Minutes Supplementary Materials

Collection Title: Meeting Minutes Supplementary Materials


Series Number: RG005-11-04


Department: Board of Regents


Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich in February of 2011


Date Listed: February 21, 2011


Date Span: 1922-1950


Size of Collection:  11 linear feet.


Number of Boxes:  21 legal document cases and 3 legal half size document cases


Type of Material: Reports, financial records and correspondence.


Condition of Material: Good.


Arrangement: Chronological arrangement


Historical Information: The Murray State Normal School Board of Regents was formally established by the governor of Kentucky on March 22, 1924. The Board first met on April 14, 1924 and continues to meet regularly to the present day. The Board’s primary responsibility is to endorse the “concept of shared authority and responsibility in the governance of the institution” and provide an advisory role to the president of the university.


Scope and Content: Collection consists of supplementary material associated with the Board of Regents of Murray State Normal School and Murray State Teachers College from 1922 to 1950. The records consist of drafts of meeting minutes, secretary’s notes, reports from the college president and business manager, contracts and agreements with private businesses, correspondence between board members and various records related to the operations of the institution during the formative years of the school. Included in the records are the Credit Committee Reports (1924-1942) and the American Association of Teachers Colleges Accreditation Reports (1935-1942) and the Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools of the Southern States Accreditation Reports (1927-1940).  


Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State Normal School. Board of Regents.

Murray State Teachers College. Board of Regents.

Murray State University – History.

State universities and colleges – Kentucky – Administration.

American Association of Teachers Colleges

Association of Colleges and Secondary School of the Southern States

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