Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
FAX (270) 809-6153
Collection Title: Murray Rotary Club Records
Series Number: MS97-01
Processed and Cataloged by: Originally processed by Ernie Bailey. Reprocessed by Reagan Meredith from September of 2013 to May of 2014. Additions by Sarai Dunn, 2017 and Sarah Hardaway, 2020.
Date Span: 1924-2019
Size of Collection: 9.0 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 18 legal size document cases and 1 oversized box.
Type of Material: Newsletters, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, DVDs, photographs and ephemera.
Condition of Material: Good.
Arrangement: Organized by title of subject heading. Chronological arrangement.
Biographical / Historical Information: The Murray Rotary Club was established on April 4, 1924 by a group of Murray, Kentucky businessmen to encourage and foster service to the community and promote high ethical standards in business. Its membership over the past 80 years has included Murray’s most prominent business entrepreneurs, professionals and local and regional politicians.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of correspondence, newsletters, membership directories, attendance records, financial records, annual reports, meeting minutes, event programs and video histories created or related to the Murray Rotary Club from 1924 to 2005. The collection also contains newspapers clippings, photographs, memorabilia and ephemera related to events sponsored by the Rotary Club of Murray.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Civic leaders – Kentucky – Murray.
Civil service – Kentucky – Murray.
Rotary Club (Murray, Ky.) – History.
Clubs – Kentucky – Murray.
Oversized Box 1