Cully Cobb Forest Resources Tool Collection
The Mississippi State University College of Forest Resources' Cully A. Cobb Antique Tool Museum contains over 350 antique woodworking tools, farm implements, and household equipment. The museum is named for Cully A. Cobb, a 1908 graduate of MSU, who in 1968 initially donated 135 pieces. Over the years other donors to the collection include the Fatherree family (Jackson, MS); I.N. Hart (Yazoo City, 1971 MSU Graduate); Ford Parkman (Vicksburg, MS, 1934 MSU Graduate); J. P. Sartain (Yazoo City, MS); and J. D. Peterson (Money, MS).
The museum contains items that date back to the 1600's and include axes, saws, planes, hammers, drills, chisels, adzes, mauls, plow stocks, as well as well as a hand powered cornsheller, a handmade hickory compass, a handmade violin, model sawmill and more.
The Museum is located at Forest Products Department, 100 Blackjack Road, Starkville, MS but is not open to the public.