The University Archives is the official repository for University files, publications, photographs, audio/visual materials, and memorabilia.
Materials in the Digital Collection
Currently, the digital collection contains selected photographs from the archives, as well as documents from the foundation of Mississippi State University and its first two presidents. Photographic subjects include daily campus life, aerial views, sporting and other campus events, campus groups, visiting dignitaries, university administrators and faculty, campus buildings, and more. Highlights include photographs of 'Old Main' before, during, and after the fire that destroyed it, photographs of previous Bully mascots, images documenting the MSU – Ole Miss rivalry, and historic photos of classes from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
A digital archive of the Reveille, MSU's yearbook, is available at the Internet Archive. To learn more about the Reveille Digital Archive, visit http://library.msstate.edu/reveille.
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The University Archives digital collection contains photographs of campus scenes, events, buildings, and people, as well as important documents from MSU's history.
In 1878 the Governor John Marshall Stone established a Board of Trustees whose mission was to establish an Agricultural and Mechanical College for the state of Mississippi. This digital collection contains materials relating to the establishment of Mississippi A&M (later Mississippi State University) and the presidencies of its first two administrations. The materials in this collection represent the earliest documents from Mississippi State University.