Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Accounting Ledgers
Series Number: RG028-11-47
Department: Accounting and Financial Services Office
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich in October of 2011.
Date Listed: October 11, 2011
Date Span: 1923-1970
Size of Collection: 15 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 19 oversized ledger boxes and 2 loose ledgers.
Type of Material: Accounting ledgers.
Condition of Material: Good.
Arrangement: Organized by size of ledger; Chronological arrangement.
Historical Information: Accounting and Financial Services Office was first established at Murray State Teachers College (presently Murray State University) as the Business Office in 1930. Prior to that date the school accounting records were kept by the President and Dean’s Office. The Business Office later became part of Auxiliary Services and then reorganized and separated into Accounting and Financial Services.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of bound ledgers produced by the accounting offices of Murray State Normal School, Murray State Teachers College, Murray State College and Murray State University from 1923 to 1970. The collection contains records of cash receipts and expenditures (1923-1948), check registers (1923-1953), state appropriations (1940-1957), Athletics Department receipts (1935-1954), Norris Student Loan Fund (1925-1970) and various records on disbursements, allotments and encumbrances (1960-1965).
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Murray State University. Accounting and Financial Services.
Murray State University – History.
Murray State University – Finance.
Murray State University – Administration.
Inventory of Collection
Accounting and Financial Services Offices
Inventory by Dieter C. Ullrich
Cash Receipts, 1923-1939
Cash Receipts, 1939-1948
Cash Expenditures, 1927-1929
Cash Expenditures, 1929-1931
Cash Expenditures, 1933-1935
Cash Expenditures, 1935-1936
Cash Expenditures, 1936-1937
Cash Expenditures, 1937-1939
Cash Expenditures, 1939-1941
Cash Expenditures, 1941-1943
Cash Expenditures, 1943-1944
Cash Expenditures, 1944-1946
Cash Expenditures, 1946-1947
Revenue and Receipts, 1960-1965
State Appropriations, 1940-1941
State Appropriations, 1955-1957
Check Register, 1926-1928
Check Register, 1929-1934
Check Register, 1934-1939
Check Register, 1940-1948
Check Register, 1949-1953
Norris Student Loan Fund, 1925-1970
Accounts by Code, 1942-1946
Receipts for dining hall and farm cannery, 1943-1947
Receipts for dining hall and farm cannery, 1947-1961
Accounts Ledger, 1924-1930
Football / Basketball Season Ticket Sales, 1935-1938
Athletic Department Receipts, 1936-1954
Construction and Maintenance Accounts, 1923-1937
Check Register, 1923-1925
Cash Expenditures, 1923-1927
State Appropriations, 1942-1955
Disbursements, allotments and encumbrances, 1960-1965