Other Unique Collections
Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Collection
The most complete collection of Grant correspondence in the world, plus photographs, political cartoons, sheet music, art, and artifacts from and about Grant's life, military service, and presidency.
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana Gallery
One of the country’s largest and most comprehensive private collections of President Abraham Lincoln material, which includes some of the most important pieces related to Lincoln’s days as a lawyer and public servant, husband and father, a politician, the 16th President, and of his assassination.
Congressional and Political Collections
Correspondence and other writings, photographs, and audio from U. S. and Mississippi Senators and Representatives, local political figures, and political researchers.
CHARM (Consortium for the History of Agricultural and Rural Mississippi)
Materials from the MSU Extension Service, farmers and plantation owners, agribusinesses, and more, relating to Mississippi's agricultural and rural roots.
Charles H. Templeton Collection
Sheet music, wax cylinder and flat disc recordings, and self-playing instruments from the turn of the 20th century.
John Grisham Collection
Photographs, original manuscripts, correspondence, promotional materials, and translated novels from best-selling author and MSU alumnus John Grisham.
Myrna Colley-Lee Costume Collection
Hundreds of costumes and pieces of vintage clothing, notes, and sketches, donated by celebrated film, television, and theatre costume designer Myrna Colley-Lee.
Echoes of Lloyd-Ricks-Watson
A collection of oral histories and books about MSU's Lloyd-Ricks-Watson building, which has housed research on topics including agriculture, economics, sociology, chemistry, and veterinary medicine.
State of Mississippi Adopted Textbook Collection
Textbooks and related materials currently being used in Mississippi's elementary and secondary schools.