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RG003-11-05 Office of the President - Inaugurations - Harry M. Sparks: Home

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Office of the President - Inaugurations - Harry M. Sparks

Collection Title: Inaugurations – Harry M. Sparks

Series Number: RG003-11-05

Department: Office of the President

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Rachel Kim in March 2011

Date Listed: March 21, 2011

Date Span: 1968

Size of Collection: 1.5 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 3 letter size document cases

Type of Material: Correspondence, speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, press releases, programs, ephemera, etc.

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement

Historical Information: Harry M. Sparks was inaugurated as the fifth president of Murray State University on October 21, 1968.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of responses to invitations, letters of greetings and congratulations, and various printed materials associated with the inauguration of Harry M. Sparks as president of Murray State University. Included in the collections are copies of speeches made during the inauguration, photographs, newspaper clippings, press releases, press kits, programs and a scrapbook of the event.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Sparks, Harry M., 1907-1996.

Murray State University – Inaugurations, etc.

Murray State University – Presidents.

Murray State University – History.