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RG019-12-22 Homecoming Programs: Home

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Murray State University

200 Pogue Library

Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Homecoming Programs

Collection Title: Homecoming Programs


Series Number: RG019-12-22


Department: Alumni Office


Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich in September of 2012.


Date Listed: September 11, 2012.


Date Span: 1933-present.


Size of Collection:  1 linear foot.


Number of Boxes:  2 letter size document cases.


Type of Material: Programs, newspaper clippings and other ephemera.


Condition of Material: Good.


Arrangement: Chronological arrangement


Historical Information: The first Homecoming event at Murray State University was held on October 27, 1933, which simply was a picnic and football game the following day. Due to the Second World War, Homecoming was cancelled in 1943 and 1944. The event has been sponsored by the Alumni Affairs Office since the late 1940s and continues to the present day with numerous activities held on campus and nearby community.


Scope and Content: Collection consists of program announcements, event schedules, newspaper clippings and other ephemeral materials associated with Homecoming activities sponsored by the Alumni Affairs Office at Murray State University from 1933 to the present. 


Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State University – History.


Murray State University. Alumni Affairs Office.

Murray State University – Alumni and alumnae.

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