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  Special Collections Operational Procedures

During the Fall 2020, Special Collections will be open by appointment only. The number of researchers will be limited to 3 per hour.

To reserve time in the Special Collections reading rooms, please contact or call (662) 325-7679.

The Special Collections Department contains manuscripts, rare books, and other unique historical materials documenting the history of Mississippi State University, Mississippi, the South, and beyond. These materials are preserved and organized for the use of students, faculty and other researchers, and include correspondence; photographs; films; audio recordings; personal, family and business records; architectural drawings; maps; newspapers; literary manuscripts; artifacts and memorabilia; and MSU publications and records.

Portions of the collection have been photographed and are accessible through Digital Collections.

Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm

See our donation policy to learn about donating materials to Special Collections.