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RG028-11-47 Accounting and Financial Services - Accounting Ledgers: Home

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Accounting and Financial Services - Accounting Ledgers

Collection Title: Accounting Ledgers

Series Number: RG028-11-47

Department: Accounting and Financial Services

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich in October 2011

Date Listed: October 11, 2011

Date Span: 1923-1970

Size of Collection: 15 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 19 oversized ledger boxes and 2 loose ledgers

Type of Material: Accounting ledgers

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Organized by size of ledger; chronological arrangement

Historical Information: Accounting and Financial Services Office was first established at Murray State Teachers College (presently Murray State University) as the Business Office in 1930. Prior to that date the school accounting records were kept by the President and Dean’s Office. The Business Office later became part of Auxiliary Services and then reorganized and separated into Accounting and Financial Services.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of bound ledgers produced by the accounting offices of Murray State Normal School, Murray State Teachers College, Murray State College and Murray State University from 1923 to 1970. The collection contains records of cash receipts and expenditures (1923-1948), check registers (1923-1953), state appropriations (1940-1957), Athletics Department receipts (1935-1954), Norris Student Loan Fund (1925-1970) and various records on disbursements, allotments and encumbrances (1960-1965).

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State University. Accounting and Financial Services.

Murray State University – History.

Murray State University – Finance.

Murray State University – Administration.

Inventory of RG028-11-47

Inventory of Collection
RG028-11-47
Accounting and Financial Services Offices
Accounting Ledgers
Inventory by Dieter C. Ullrich

Box 1

  1. Cash Receipts, 1923-1939
  2. Cash Receipts, 1939-1948

Box 2

  1. Cash Expenditures, 1927-1929
  2. Cash Expenditures, 1929-1931

Box 3

  1. Cash Expenditures, 1933-1935
  2. Cash Expenditures, 1935-1936

Box 4

  1. Cash Expenditures, 1936-1937
  2. Cash Expenditures, 1937-1939

Box 5

  1. Cash Expenditures, 1939-1941

Box 6

  1. Cash Expenditures, 1941-1943

Box 7

  1. Cash Expenditures, 1943-1944
  2. Cash Expenditures, 1944-1946

Box 8

  1. Cash Expenditures, 1946-1947

Box 9

  1. Revenue and Receipts, 1960-1965

Box 10

  1. State Appropriations, 1940-1941
  2. State Appropriations, 1955-1957

Box 11

  1. Check Register, 1926-1928
  2. Check Register, 1929-1934

Box 12

  1. Check Register, 1934-1939
  2. Check Register, 1940-1948

Box 13

  1. Check Register, 1949-1953

Box 14

  1. Norris Student Loan Fund, 1925-1970

Box 15

  1. Accounts by Code, 1942-1946
  2. Receipts for dining hall and farm cannery, 1943-1947
  3. Receipts for dining hall and farm cannery, 1947-1961

Box 16

  1. Accounts Ledger, 1924-1930

Box 17

  1. Football / Basketball Season Ticket Sales, 1935-1938
  2. Athletic Department Receipts, 1936-1954

Box 18

  1. Construction and Maintenance Accounts, 1923-1937
  2. Check Register, 1923-1925

Box 19

  1. Cash Expenditures, 1923-1927
  2. Loose Ledgers
  3. State Appropriations, 1942-1955
  4. Disbursements, allotments and encumbrances, 1960-1965