The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Tougaloo College. L. Zenobia Coleman Library. Archives
500 West County Line Road
Email: [email protected]
Repository URL: http://www.tougaloo.edu/library/archives.htm
Repository code: mstot
Repository description (CRHP): Tougaloo College Archives houses the Mississippi Civil Rights Collection which contains personal papers, oral histories, photographs, and other memorabilia of persons who were active in the struggle for civil rights in Mississippi and the nation. The contents of this collection places special emphasis on figures like Medgar Evers, Fannie Lou Hamer, Ed King, Ernst Borinski, and subjects such as desegregation and civil lawsuits records and various civil rights articles. Also included is White Citizen Council literature,
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party files (MFDP), State NAACP records, and
Oral history manuscripts and tapes.
Repository description (extant): The mission of the Tougaloo College Archives is to support the goals of Tougaloo College by identifying, collecting, organizing, preserving and making available records of the college and personal papers of individuals that have an enduring value for the institution. The archives also serves a research and reference center for the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Repository Notes (CRHP): According to the website of the Mississippi Department of Archives the Tougaloo College's Civil Rights Collection is on long-term loan and available to researchers at its' facilities in Jackson, MS.
Repository type: University Special Collection
Mississippi civil rights collection
John Mangram papers
Madison County school integration collection
Office of the president records: George A. Owens
Proceedings of the 1968 Democratic National Convention
Rankin (Annie) papers