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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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(270) 809-6152
(270) 809-4295
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Student Organizations - Latin Club Ledger

Collection Title: Latin Club Ledger

Series Number: RG009-12-20

Department: Student Organizations

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on August 31, 2012

Date Listed: August 31, 2012

Date Span: 1927-1937

Size of Collection: 0.25 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 1 legal half size document case

Type of Material: Ledger

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement

Historical Information: The Latin Club of Murray State Teachers College (presently Murray State University) was established on October 18, 1927. Its primary purpose was to "promote a knowledge of appreciation of the customs, life and literature of the Romans" at the college. In 1932, the organization renamed itself the Classical Club to broaden its appeal and increase membership. The club last met on May 4, 1937. A declining membership led to its demise in the fall of 1937.

Scope and Content: The collection consists of one bound ledger containing the constitution, by-laws and minutes of the Latin Club and Classical Club of Murray State Teachers College (presently Murray State University) from October 18, 1927 to May 4, 1937.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Latin Club. Murray State Teachers College.

Classical Club. Murray State Teachers College.

Murray State University – History.

College students – Kentucky – Societies, etc.