University Archives Use

The University Archives collects materials relating to the history and activities of The University of Southern Mississippi. Some materials are classified as restricted unless prior written permission from the head of the department or office in question is obtained.

Some University Archives material is considered public access and may be viewed in the Cleanth Brooks Reading Room (Room 305) of McCain Library, Monday through Friday from 9-4.

Some examples of unrestricted records include:

  • Annual Budgets
  • Artifacts
  • Athletic Programs and Media Guides
  • Commencement Programs
  • Fact Books
  • Faculty/Staff Biography Clippings
  • General History Clippings
  • News Releases
  • Schedules of Classes
  • Student Handbooks
  • The Student Printz
  • The Talon
  • Theses and Dissertations
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletins
  • University Photograph Collection
  • Yearbooks

Please contact Jessica Clark, Records Management Specialist, at or 601-266-5776 with any questions regarding University records research.