Archives and Special Collections contains papers, photographs, films, and sound recordings related to Mississippi, the University of Mississippi, and the American South. There area four units within the department:
Archives and Special Collections also has a service desk to assist patrons with their research needs. The department gives regular presentations on Mississippi’s history and culture. Digitization of materials in Special Collections is also a priority as reflected in the large amount of our materials now online in our Digital Collections.
Another function of Special Collections is the creation of exhibitions; the upcoming exhibit entitled “William Faulkner’s Books: A Bibliographic Exhibit” will open in January 2014 and remain up for a year.