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RG019-12-22 Alumni Affairs - Homecoming Programs: Home

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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Alumni Affairs - Homecoming Programs

Collection Title: Homecoming Programs

Series Number: RG019-12-22

Department: Alumni Affairs

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich in September 2012

Date Listed: September 11, 2012

Date Span: 1933-present

Size of Collection: 1 linear foot

Number of Boxes: 2 letter size document cases

Type of Material: Programs, newspaper clippings and other ephemera

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement

Historical Information: The first Homecoming event at Murray State University was held on October 27, 1933, which simply was a picnic and football game the following day. Due to the Second World War, Homecoming was canceled in 1943 and 1944. The event has been sponsored by the Alumni Affairs Office since the late 1940s and continues to the present day with numerous activities held on campus and nearby community.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of program announcements, event schedules, newspaper clippings and other ephemeral materials associated with Homecoming activities sponsored by the Alumni Affairs Office at Murray State University from 1933 to the present.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State University – History.

Homecoming.

Murray State University. Alumni Affairs Office.

Murray State University – Alumni and alumnae.