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RG003-14-03 Office of the President - Historical Documents: Home

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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(270) 809-6152
(270) 809-4295
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Office of the President - Historical Documents

Collection Title: Historical Documents

Series Number: RG003-14-03

Department: Office of the President

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich in May 2014

Date Listed: May 19, 2014

Date Span: 1922-1977

Size of Collection: 0.5 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 1 legal document cases

Type of Material: Records, reports and ledgers

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by subject title; chronological arrangement

Historical Information: The Office of the President at Murray State University was established soon after the Murray State Normal School was founded in 1923.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of historical documents believed to have been removed from other collections for research purposes by the Office of the President. The collection contains handwritten donation ledgers listing Calloway County citizens that gave money for the creation of a Normal School at Murray in 1922, a daily class schedule from 1924, property inventory from 1929, contracts that developed a United States Navy Pre-Flight Training School in 1944, basketball team records from 1926 to 1959, R.O.T.C. contracts and bonds from 1952 to 1961, building revenue bonds from the 1960s and 1970s, trust indentures from 1965 and 1966, a legal documents related to Wallace’s Bookstore from 1969 to 1973 and a gift agreement signed by Jesse Stuart in 1977 to have his manuscripts placed in the archived at Murray State University. Included with the documents is a contract between the University and the Murray Natural Gas System in 1958 and debt statements between 1943 and 1951.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State Normal School – History.

Murray State Teachers College – History.

Murray State College – History.

Murray State University – History.

Murray State University – Finance.

Stuart, Jesse, 1906-1984.

Wallace's Bookstore (Murray, Ky.)

Murray Natural Gas System (Murray, Ky.)

United States. Navy. Pre-Flight School (Murray, Ky.)

Calloway County (Ky.)