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Murray State University

200 Pogue Library

Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Student Underground Newspapers

Collection Title: Student Underground Newspapers


Series Number: 009-10-17


Department: Student Organizations


Processed and Cataloged by: Joe Suiter


Date Listed: May 20, 2010


Date Span: 1969-1977


Size of Collection:  2 linear feet.


Number of Boxes:  2 oversized boxes.


Type of Material: Newspapers.


Condition of Material: Good.


Arrangement: Chronological arrangement


Historical Information: During the late 1960s and early 1970s underground newspapers were published irregularly by students at Murray State University. Most were focused on anti-establishment movements on campus and against the war in Vietnam.


Scope and Content: Collection contains various underground newspapers published by students of Murray State University from 1969 to 1977. The publications question and criticize institutional policies, university administrators and broader political issues of the era.    


Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray (Ky.) – Newspapers.

Murray State University – Newspapers.

Underground press publications – Murray State University – Newspapers.

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