Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
FAX (270) 809-6153
Collection Title: Historical Newspaper Issues
Series Number: RG007-13-09
Department: Murray State News
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Christie Leith on March 19, 2013
Date Listed: March 19, 2013
Date Span: 1924-1982
Size of Collection: 3 linear feet
Number of Boxes: 1 oversized box
Type of Material: Newspapers
Condition of Material: Fair with some fading and minor tears due to the high acidification of the paper and improper storage.
Arrangement: Chronological arrangement
Historical Information: The Murray State News was established during the spring semester of 1927 and first published on June 24, 1927 as the College News. The title of the publication was changed to the Murray State News in 1966. The paper is presently published every Friday during the academic year.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of full-spread newspapers issues that focus on the history of Murray State University and its predecessor institutions from 1924 to 1982. The bulk of the collection was printed by the Murray State student press but does contain publications from state and regional newspapers.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Murray State University – History.
Murray State University – Newspapers.
Murray (Ky.) – Newspapers.