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200 Pogue Library

Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Murray State History Files

Collection Title: Murray State History Files


Series Number: RG016-11-52


Department: Library Services


Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on November 16, 2011.


Date Listed: November 16, 2011


Date Span: 1922-1984


Size of Collection:  2 linear feet.


Number of Boxes: 1 oversized box.


Type of Material: Newspaper clippings and typescript manuscripts.


Condition of Material: Good.


Arrangement: Chronological arrangement


Historical Information: The Murray State History Files were collected by the staff of the Special Collections & Archives Division of the Library Services Department of Murray State University during the 1970s and 1980s.


Scope and Content: Collection consists of typescript manuscripts, magazine articles and newspaper clippings that document historical events that occurred at Murray State University during the 1920s and 1930s. The bulk of the collection is reprinted histories from the 1970s and 1980s. The files include photocopies of significant records from the Kentucky State Archives related to the creation of Murray State Normal School.    


Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State University – History.

Murray State Normal School – History.

Murray State Teachers College – History.

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