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All talks are free of charge, and open to the public

For more information on any of these events, contact Jennifer Ford at or 662-915-7408

September 21st – 12:00 PM – Faulkner Room (3rd floor, JD Williams Library)

“Mississippi in the Work of Sherwood Bonner”

James Meredith Statue

Use this library resource guide to find information about the contextualization of Ole Miss buildings, monuments and other campus locations. This is an opportunity to research and discuss these topics as part of a community of scholars.

Photo of Laura Harper standing outside on a porch.

Though Government Documents Librarian Laura Harper recently retired, she leaves behind an extensive legacy beyond the collections she curated in her tenure with the University Libraries.  With a generous gift, Harper has created the Laura G.

The Department of Archives & Special Collections needs YOUR help to augment our collections relating to University of Mississippi Commencement activities!  Anyone with programs, written memories about past speakers, invitations, news clippings, photographs, ephemera, audio, or any other related archival memorabilia that they would like to donate is encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Ford, Head of Archives & Special Collections, at or 662.915.7408.

There are two new exhibits up in the second floor display cases:  one on African American history and literature, including material specifically related to Mississippi, and one containing materials related to the upcoming Oxford Conference for the Book and the Faulkner Conference.

Stop by and check them out!  Contact Jennifer Ford at 662-915-7639 or for more information.

Exhibit poster

The Department of Archives and Special Collections is pleased to announce the official opening of the new Faulkner Room exhibit, “Mississippi: 200 Years of Statehood.” This year-long display showcases archival documents, sound recordings, photographs, ephemera, maps, as well as numerous other rare items from Mississippi’s 200 year history as a state.

Find out more about this year's bicentennial celebration. 

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