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Address Information

Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

Phone & Fax Numbers

(270) 809-6152
(270) 809-4295
FAX (270) 809-6153

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Student Organizations - Student Underground Newspapers

Collection Title: Student Underground Newspapers

Series Number: 009-10-17

Department: Student Organizations

Processed and Cataloged by: Joe Suiter

Date Listed: May 20, 2010

Date Span: 1969-1977

Size of Collection: 2 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 2 oversized boxes

Type of Material: Newspapers

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement

Historical Information: During the late 1960s and early 1970s underground newspapers were published irregularly by students at Murray State University. Most were focused on anti-establishment movements on campus and against the war in Vietnam.

Scope and Content: Collection contains various underground newspapers published by students of Murray State University from 1969 to 1977. The publications question and criticize institutional policies, university administrators and broader political issues of the era.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray (Ky.) – Newspapers.

Murray State University – Newspapers.

Underground press publications – Murray State University – Newspapers.