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RG005-12-09 Board of Regents - Secretary Papers: Home

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Board of Regents - Secretary Papers

Collection Title: Secretary Papers

Series Number: RG005-12-09

Department: Board of Regents

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Hayley Allen in April and May 2012

Date Listed: April 11, 2012

Date Span: 1958-1973

Size of Collection: 3.25 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 6 legal size document cases and 1 legal half size document case

Type of Material: Correspondence, memos, budgets and meeting minutes

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by subject title; chronological arrangement

Historical Information: The Murray State Normal School Board of Regents was formally established by the governor of Kentucky on March 22, 1924. The Board first met on April 14, 1924 and continues to meet regularly to the present day. The Board's primary responsibility is to endorse the concept of shared authority and responsibility in the governance of the institution and provide an advisory role to the president of the university.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of edited and unedited Murray State College Board of Regents meeting minutes and budgets from 1958 to 1973 retained by the secretaries of the Board. The collection also contains correspondence, legal cases, press releases, trust indentures, application for radio station, student housing, financial and annual reports, Board resolutions and miscellaneous records on the Board's activities.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State College. Board of Regents.

Murray State University – History.

Murray State University – Administration.

Murray State University – Finance.