Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
FAX (270) 809-6153
Collection Title: General Files
Series Number: RG019-13-05
Department: Alumni Affairs
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Chris T. Lossie in February 2013
Date Listed: March 8, 2013
Date Span: 1939-2001
Size of Collection: 2.0 linear feet
Number of Boxes: 4 legal size document cases
Type of Material: Correspondence, newsletters and ephemera
Condition of Material: Good
Arrangement: Chronological arrangement
Historical Information: The Alumni Affairs Office of Murray State University has its origins with the establishment of the first alumni association which was founded in June of 1924. The first reunion was during homecoming of October 31, 1931. Alumni Clubs were organized in the 1950s in various locations across the country. The Office of Alumni Affairs currently is part of the Institutional Advancement Office and assists with the management of the Alumni Association.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of banquet programs printed by the Alumni Affairs Office of Murray State University, and its predecessor institutions, from 1939 to 1999. Included in the collection are correspondence, department handbooks, newsletters, scholarship information and ephemera produced or retained by the Alumni Affairs Office from 1939 to 2001.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Murray State University – History.
Murray State University. Alumni Affairs Office.
Murray State University – Alumni and alumnae.