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RG020-22-01 Athletics Department - Posters: Home

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Athletics Department - Posters

Collection Title: Posters

Series Number: RG020-22-01

Processed and Cataloged by: Sarah Hardaway

Date Listed: July 15, 2022

Size of Collection: 2 linear feet

Number of Boxes:  1 oversized flat box.

Type of Material: Paper posters with photographs adhered to the surfaces

Condition of Material: Poor

Arrangement: Size.

Historical Information: The Athletics Department at Murray State University was established in the fall of 1923 to manage the football team and the men and women’s basketball team. Baseball followed in the spring of 1924. Intercollegiate play began in the fall of 1925. Currently there are seven sport programs for men and nine programs for women.

Scope and Content: Multiple photographs are adhered to larger sheets of thick grade paper. The photographs' subjects are primarily some of Murray State University's earliest athletes and coaches from various sports teams on campus.