Skip to main content
University Libraries
MSU Home | myGate | RacerNet | Canvas
Facebook Twitter Youtube Instagram Pinterest

RG046-14-08 Breathitt Veterinary Center - Records 1977-1994: 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

E-mail Special Collections

Breathitt Veterinary Center - Records 1977-1994

Collection Title: Records, 1977-1994

Series Number: RG046-14-08

Department: Breathitt Veterinary Center

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on May 21, 2014

Date Listed: May 21, 2014

Date Span: 1977-1994

Size of Collection: 0.5 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 1 letter size document case

Type of Material: Correspondence, meeting minutes, press releases and ephemera

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by title of file folder; chronological arrangement

Historical Information: Governor Julian M. Carroll of Kentucky transferred the administration of the Animal Diagnostic Laboratory at Hopkinsville to Murray State University by signing Executive Order 77-980 on October 25, 1977. Funds were appropriated by the Kentucky State General Assembly for a major capital construction project in early 1978. A new building in Hopkinsville broke ground on May 14, 1981 and was dedicated was dedicated as the Edward T. Breathitt Veterinary Center on November 23, 1982.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of correspondence related to the establishment and construction of the Breathitt Veterinary Center at Hopkinsville, Kentucky from 1977 to 1982. The records include ephemera and memorabilia from the ground breaking and dedication of the building along with press releases from 1986 to 1994.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State University. Breathitt Veterinary Center.

Murray State University – History.