Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Secretary Papers
Series Number: RG005-12-09
Department: Board of Regents
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Hayley Allen in April and May of 2012.
Date Listed: April 11, 2012
Date Span: 1958-1973
Size of Collection: 3.25 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 6 legal size document cases and 1 legal half size document case.
Type of Material: Correspondence, memos, budgets and meeting minutes.
Condition of Material: Good.
Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by subject title; 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 edited and unedited Murray State College Board of Regents meeting minutes and budgets from 1958 to 1973 retained by the secretaries of the Board. The collection also contains correspondence, legal cases, press releases, trust indentures, application for radio station, student housing, financial and annual reports, Board resolutions and miscellaneous records on the Board’s activities.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Murray State College. Board of Regents.
Murray State University – History.
Murray State University – Administration.
Murray State University – Finance.