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200 Pogue Library

Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Dean of Libraries Papers

Collection Title: Dean of Library Papers


Series Number: RG016-11-03


Department: Library Services


Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on January 26, 2011.


Date Listed: January 27, 2011


Date Span: 1973-2004


Size of Collection:  1.0 linear feet.


Number of Boxes:  2 letter sized document cases.


Type of Material: Correspondence.


Condition of Material: Good.


Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by academic office; Chronological arrangement.


Historical Information: The Office of Dean of Libraries was established in 1970 as the Director of Libraries from the previous job title of Head Librarian. The title changed to the Office of Dean of Libraries in 1978.  


Scope and Content: Collection consists of correspondence and inter-departmental memos retained by the Office of the Dean of Library Services at Murray State University from 1973 to 1993. The bulk of the papers are letters between the Dean of Libraries and campus administrators, such as vice presidents from various offices, the provost and the president of the university. Included with the papers is correspondence from faculty and staff, library program and project reports and a quality enhancement plan for 2004.    


Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State University – Library Services – History.

Academic libraries – Kentucky – Murray.

Universities and colleges – Kentucky – Murray.

Strohecker, Edwin C.

Harmon, Coy L.

Heim, Keith M.

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