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A-Z List of Education Collections

For more information:

Jennifer McGillan, Coordinator of Manuscripts

   (662) 325-3071             jmcgillan@library.msstate.edu

Bennett (A.G.) collection

MSS. 777. 1976-1996. 0.02 cubic ft.

Eulogy for Arthur Lee Hamner, clippings relating to the Oktibbeha County Genealogical Society, clippings relating to area events, "The Battle of Ellis Bridge" dedication ceremony, and a cassette tape: "Oktibbeha County Agricultural High School" by the Oktibbeha County Historical and Genealogical Society.

Claiborne County/Port Gibson Historical collection

MSS. 752 . 1818-1994. 0.50 cubic ft.

This collection features materials from the town's history and consists of a bank stock book, newspaper clippings and news releases, as well as materials related to church history, the establishment of Mississippi's first public library and local festivals. Port Gibson, Mississippi is located 40 miles northeast of Natchez on the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Duncan High School collection

MSS. 716. 1938-1941. 0.3 cubic ft.

Yearbook and a photograph.

Henderson High School and Oktibbeha High School and Training School Composite photograph collection

MSS. 789. 1946-1969. 12 items

This collection consists of 12 large composite photographs.

Holt (John and Joseph) collection

MSS. 754. 1861-1895. 0.02 cubic ft.

Journals, class assignments, manuscript notes, correspondence, pamphlets and a letterbook.

Industrial Agricultural Broadside collection

MSS. 748. 1903 . 0.65 cubic ft.

Invitation to attend the State Farmers’ Institute & Industrial Convention at the Agricultural & Mechanical College, Agricultural College, Mississippi, and an advertisement for Smith Sons Gin & Machine Company, Birmingham, Alabama.

Mabry (Dr. Donald J.) papers

MSS. 785. 1950-2003. 9 cubic feet

The personal papers of Dr. Donald J. Mabry, MSU Professor of History from 1980-2003 who, among many other accomplishments, was a pioneer in introducing historians to the use of the Internet for professional purposes. Don Mabry’s Historical Text Archive was the first Internet-based file storage and retrieval site for historians, and has won over fifty awards. This collection includes materials relating to Jacksonville, Florida, newspaper articles, photographs and correspondence, as well as an extensive book collection focused on American and Latin American history.

Mississippi Archaeology Week collection

MSS. 745. 1998. 0.3 cubic ft.

Poster and flyers detailing events surrounding the 1998 Mississippi Archaeology week.

Mitchell (Dr. Dennis) collection

MSS. 734. 1978-1997. 2.5 cubic ft.

Correspondence, minutes and statistical data related to various Mississippi junior colleges, including legislative proposals and materials. The collection also includes DVD, CDs, cassettes, and audio visual materials related to the renovation of The Grand Opera House (now the MSU Riley Center for Education and Performing Arts), the Marks-Rothenberg store, and other theater projects.

Mount Saint Helens collection

MSS. 738. 1979-1980. 0.3 cubic ft.

Ashes and rock components, as well as newspapers and clippings.

MS Science Teachers Assoc. records

MSS. 692. 1966-2012. 4 cubic ft.

Board of directors minutes, conference program information, and membership rosters.

Nelson (Lyle Eugene) papers

MSS. 784. 1952-2016. 0.66 cubic ft.

MSU Agronomy papers, diaries, legal documents, memoirs, and obituaries, belonging to Lyle Nelson, faculty of Mississippi State University in Agronomy from 1952 to 1986. The collection also includes travel logs and records from his time in the Philippines as well as publications by Dr. Nelson.

Peters (Dr. Fenton) collection

MSS. 765. undated. 0.02 cubic ft.

Photographs of Dr. Peters in his office and also Dr. Peters attending an Oktibbeha County Training School/Henderson High School event.

Smith (Thomas H.) architectural records

MSS. 685. 1961-1990 . Bulk dates 1961-1990

Architectural drawings and plans for medical facilities and educational buildings in Jackson, Philadelphia, Houston and Kosciusko Mississippi.