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The Mitchell Memorial Library Expansion Project will add a 21,000 sq. ft. floor to the Library's northeast corner. Construction will begin in July 2015 and take approximately 18 months to complete.

While we are excited about the expansion of the Library and the opportunities it will provide, we realize that it will cause disruption to the campus community. Traffic patterns will be affected, and parts of the Library will be much louder at times. We will update this website with news of the project's progress, images from plans and construction, and information about any foreseeable disruptions.

Please bear with us as we expand the Library. We look forward to the opening of a new Point of Pride for Mississippi State University!

Start Date:

July 18, 2015

Anticipated Opening:

Spring 2017

Project Cost:

Construction Budget:
$7.2m (State of Mississippi Legislature Bond Funds)

Exhibit Design/Fabrication Projections:
TBD

Estimated Gross Sq. Ft.:

21,000

Project Architect:

Skip Wyatt, Foil/Wyatt Architects Planners PLLC, Jackson, MS

Project Exhibit Designer:

Terence Healy, Healy Kohler Design, Washington, DC

Project Timeline:

TBD

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library Gallery

Hear Grant's story in his own words, illustrated by objects and images from his life and his world, and challenge your notions about the man - not just the legend - of whom it was said: "Grant's whole character was a mystery to even himself."

Archival Gallery

Orientation Room

Research Room

for U.S. Grant and Congressional and Political Research Center patrons

Offices

(7)

Conference Room

Processing Room

Closed Stacks and Cold Storage Facility

for U. S. Grant Collection and items from the collections of Senator John C. Stennis and Congressman G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery