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Murray State University

200 Pogue Library

Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Murray State University Foundation Records

Collection Title: General Records
 
Series Number: RG043-13-30
 
Department: Murray State University Foundation
 
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Jared Guerin in September of 2013.
 
Date Listed: September 25, 2013
 
Date Span: 1946-1992
 
Size of Collection:  0.5 linear feet.
 
Number of Boxes:  1 letter document cases.
 
Type of Material: Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings and ephemera.
 
Condition of Material: Good.
 
Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by title of file folder; Chronological arrangement
 
Historical Information: The Murray State University Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1946 to "do and perform all things necessary for the development, growth, expansion, progress, the accomplishment of educational objectives, the development of the physical plant, the improvement of the faculty, and aid to the student body and alumni of Murray State University." The duties and responsibilities of the Foundation include the administration of scholarship funds, endowments, and other contributions that are established through private support. The Foundation has been housed at the Nash House on the Murray State University campus since 1998.
 
Scope and Content: Collection consists of correspondence, reports and newspaper clippings produced or retained by the Murray State University Foundation Office from 1946 to 1992. Included in the records are the articles of incorporation, by-laws, annual audit reports (1964-1977), newspaper clippings (1976-1992), correspondence (1980-1988) and ephemera.
 
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Murray State University Foundation (Murray, Ky.)
Murray State University – Funds and scholarships.
Murray State University – Endowments.
Murray State University – Alumni and alumnae – Economic aspects.
Educational fund raising – Kentucky – Murray.

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