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Mississippi State University. Libraries. Special Collections

395 Hardy Rd
State College, Mississippi 39762

Phone: 662-325-7668

Repository URL: http://library.msstate.edu/specialcollections/index.asp External Link

Repository code: mssm

Repository description (CRHP): The Special Collections Department of Mississippi State University Library houses nineteen collections that primarily concern civil rights as well as twenty-five other separate collections with civil rights content including an Oral History Collection.

Repository description (extant): The Special Collections Department of Mississippi State University Library contains more than 640 collections of the papers of individuals, families and organizations. It is the largest collection of historical manuscripts in a university in Mississippi and primarily documents Mississippi and the South from the early 19th century to the present. However, many of the collections contains primary material on Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and other states. The manuscripts are listed under six subject headings including; Agriculture and Rural Life, Civil Rights, Civil War, Mass Communications, Political Materials, and World War I.

Repository type: University Special Collection

Collections:

Citizens' Council Radio Forum collection
Conner (Douglas) papers
Piper (Craig) collection
Simpson (Billy) Loyalist Democrat collection
Oral history collection
Mars (Florence) papers
Meyer (Henry) papers
Miller (Willie J.) papers
Minor (Wilson F. 'Bill') papers
Pace (Vernon) collection

 

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