Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections

The MSU Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections department preserves and organizes unique materials that document the history of MSU, Mississippi, the South, and beyond. Included in the department are the specialized areas of Manuscripts, Mississippiana and Rare Books, and University Archives. Digital access to these collections is growing and expanding as quick as possible, so please check back on this page or contact Archives and Special Collections via email


Browse the Archives and Special Collections:

Charles H. Templeton, Sr. Music Collection

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana

Lantern Project

Manuscripts Division

Mississippiana and Rare Books Division

Mississippi Political Collections

MSU Library Events and Productions

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library

University Archives

University Galleries and Museums