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RG007-13-09 Murray State News - Historical Newspaper Issues: Home

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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(270) 809-6152
(270) 809-4295
FAX (270) 809-6153

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Murray State News - Historical Newspaper Issues

Collection Title: Historical Newspaper Issues

Series Number: RG007-13-09

Department: Murray State News

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Christie Leith on March 19, 2013

Date Listed: March 19, 2013

Date Span: 1924-1982

Size of Collection: 3 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 1 oversized box

Type of Material: Newspapers

Condition of Material: Fair with some fading and minor tears due to the high acidification of the paper and improper storage.

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement

Historical Information: The Murray State News was established during the spring semester of 1927 and first published on June 24, 1927 as the College News. The title of the publication was changed to the Murray State News in 1966. The paper is presently published every Friday during the academic year.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of full-spread newspapers issues that focus on the history of Murray State University and its predecessor institutions from 1924 to 1982. The bulk of the collection was printed by the Murray State student press but does contain publications from state and regional newspapers.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State University – History.

Murray State University – Newspapers.

Murray (Ky.) – Newspapers.