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RG048-19-01 Boy Scout Museum: Home

Address Information

Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

Phone & Fax Numbers

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

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Boy Scout Museum

Collection Title: Boy Scout Museum

Series Number: RG048-19-01

Processed and Cataloged by: Sarah Marie Owens

Date Listed: July 26, 2022

Date Span: 1985-1986

Size of Collection:  3.25 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 3 large document boxes.

Type of Material: Correspondence, financial records, and ephemera relating to the National Boy Scout museum while it was located in Murray, Kentucky.

Condition of Material: Good.

Arrangement: Organized by material and arranged chronologically.

Historical Information: First opened in 1959 in North Brunswick, New Jersey the museum closed 20 years later in 1979 with the relocation of the Boy Scouts of America National Headquarters from New Jersey to Texas. In 1986 the museum reopened on the Murray State University campus. In 2002, the museum was moved from Murray to Irving, Texas. 

Scope and Content: Correspondence, financial records, and ephemera relating to the National Boy Scout museum while it was located in Murray, Kentucky.