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MS10-89 Concord and Hamlin News Scrapbook

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Concord and Hamlin News Scrapbook

Collection Title: Concord and Hamlin News Scrapbook

Series Number: MS10-89

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on August 23, 2010.

Date Listed: August 23, 2010

Date Span: 1928-1932

Size of Collection: 0.1 linear feet.

Number of Boxes: 2 legal size file folders.

Type of Material: Newspaper clippings.

Condition of Material: Fair with minor water damage and noticeable paper acidification.

Arrangement: Organized by creator; Chronological arrangement.

Biographical / Historical Information: New Concord and Hamlin are small rural communities located in the southeast corner of Calloway County, Kentucky.  

Scope and Content: Collection consists of a scrapbook containing a series of newspaper clippings titled “Concord News” and “Hamlin News” from 1928 to 1932. The newspaper clippings are from the Murray Ledger & Times and other western Kentucky newspapers that relate to people and events in New Concord and Hamlin, Kentucky. The bulk of the newspaper clippings are birth announcements, marriages, obituaries and notices of family reunions.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

New Concord (Ky.) – History.

Hamlin (Ky.) – History.

Calloway County (Ky.) – History.