Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Archives Vertical Files
Series Number: RG016-13-07
Department: Library Services
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Chris T. Lossie & Noah Strader from March to November 2013
Date Listed: November 20, 2013
Date Span: ca. 1930s-2012
Size of Collection: 18.5 linear feet
Number of Boxes: 36 letter size document cases and 1 legal size document case
Type of Material: Records, newspaper clippings, flyers, memorandums, posters and ephemera
Condition of Material: Good
Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by subject heading; chronological arrangement
Historical Information: The Archives Vertical File was created by the Department of Special Collections & Archives of Murray State University to preserve and document the history of the college through printed and published materials.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of printed and published materials acquired and deemed historically significant by the Department of Special Collections & Archives of Murray State University from the 1970 to 2012. The vertical file contains press releases, newspaper clippings, flyers, office and departmental memos, posters, informational and promotional publications, ephemera and other items distributed by the various offices and departments on the University campus. The files include historical and biographical information on prominent events and people associated with the college.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Murray State University – Special Collections & Archives Department.
Murray State University – History.
Murray State University – Departments – History.