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RG016-11-03 Library Services - Dean of Libraries Papers: Home

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Library Services - Dean of Libraries Papers

Collection Title: Dean of Libraries Papers

Series Number: RG016-11-03

Department: Library Services

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on January 26, 2011

Date Listed: January 27, 2011

Date Span: 1973-2004

Size of Collection: 1.0 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 2 letter sized document cases

Type of Material: Correspondence

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by academic office; chronological arrangement

Historical Information: The Office of Dean of Libraries was established in 1970 as the Director of Libraries from the previous job title of Head Librarian. The title changed to the Office of Dean of Libraries in 1978.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of correspondence and inter-departmental memos retained by the Office of the Dean of Library Services at Murray State University from 1973 to 1993. The bulk of the papers are letters between the Dean of Libraries and campus administrators, such as vice presidents from various offices, the provost and the president of the university. Included with the papers is correspondence from faculty and staff, library program and project reports and a quality enhancement plan for 2004.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State University – Library Services – History.

Academic libraries – Kentucky – Murray.

Universities and colleges – Kentucky – Murray.

Strohecker, Edwin C.

Harmon, Coy L.

Heim, Keith M.