Monday, July 14, 2008 | 07/12/2008 | King Papers progress stalls | 07/12/2008 | King Papers progress stalls: "Fundraisers pledged they would pay off the loan in two years, and archivists were hopeful the collection of 10,000 of King's personal papers and books would be ready for scholarly and public access this spring.

Two years after the historic purchase, neither of those deadlines have been met.

Organizers now expect to have the debt paid by next summer - a year after the original due date. About two-thirds of the loan has already been paid, and the rest is being refinanced."

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