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Collection Title: Mississippi Library Association Collection

Collection Number: M473

Accession Number: AM08-24

Inclusive Dates: 1909-2000

Volume: 50 cubic feet

Given By : Mississippi Library Association

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Administrative and historical records of the Mississippi Library Association (MLA).


Accession Number: AM09-11                   

Given By: Mary Julia Anderson

Date of Receipt: July 31, 2009

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent: 5 cubic feet

Inclusive Dates: 1940 - 1976

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

  • 11 carousel slide trays with slides
  • 4 videocassettes
  • 1 DVD
  • 3 scrapbooks
  • Photographs
  • Negatives

Accession Number: AM10-102                 

Given By: Christine L. Fletcher

Date of Receipt: June 18, 2010

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent: 1 scrapbook

Inclusive Dates: 1990-1992

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

One scrapbook titled “Mississippi Library Association Poster Sessions Scrapbook”.


Accession Number: AM11-61                               

Given By: Diane Ross     

Date of Receipt: September 15, 2011   

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent: 2 items           

Inclusive Dates: 2008-2009      

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

  1. 2008 Annual Conference program
  2. 2009 Annual Conference program

Accession Number:  AM12-46                               

Given By:  Diane Ross     

Date of Receipt:  September 2012         

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent:  5 items           

Inclusive Dates:  2001-2004      

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

  1. 2001 Annual Conference program
  2. 2002 Annual Conference program
  3. 2003 Annual Conference brochure
  4. 2003 Annual Conference program
  5. 2004 Annual Conference program


Accession Number:  AM14-21                   

Given By:  Barbara Price via Steve Haller

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  May 22, 2014

Extent:  2.50 cubic feet

Inclusive Dates:  1970’s – 1980’s

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Ken Chapman files, 2 cubic foot boxes, from 1970’s and 1980’s. MLA Program Files, .5 cubic foot, from 1990’s and 2000’s.


Accession Number:  AM14-22                   

Given By:  Shugana Williams

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  July 28, 2014

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent:  .25 cubic feet

Inclusive Dates:  circa 2001-2005

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Files from the Special Collections Roundtable.


Accession Number:  AM14-23                   

Given By:  Barbara Price via Steve Haller

Date of Receipt:  October 17, 2014

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent:  1.50 cubic feet

Inclusive Dates:  1939 - 1997

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Binder with Minutes from the Consortium for Library Automation; the Automation and Networking Round Table 1979-1988; ANRT Bylaws 1979.

Publications by MLA:

1.         Mississippi Library Association, Intellectual Freedom Committee, Resource Manual, 1997

2.         A History of Mississippi Libraries, edited by Margarete Peebles and J. B. Howell, 1975

3.         Mississippi Governor’s Library Conference, February 25, 26, 27, 1979, Conference Report

Membership Directories and Lists:

            1997, 1996, 1995, 1993, 1992, 1989, 1985, 1982, 1980, 1978, 1976, 1974, 1972, 1970

Envelope with pictures of MLA Conference 2001 from Henry Ledet.

Conference Program and Flyers:

            1939, 1940, 1941, *, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, *, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989


Accession Number: AM15-66                   

Given By: Barbara Price via Steve Haller

Date of Receipt: May 21, 2015

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent: 1.50 cubic feet

Inclusive Dates: 1937-1974; circa 1980s-1990s; 2008

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

  1. Binder with managerial information concerning Mississippi Libraries, circa 1980s-1990s and 2008.

  2. Binder with scrapbook concerning Peggy Jane May, In Memoriam, December 26, 1937 – September 16, 1974.


Accession Number: AM15-67                   

Given By: Tisha Zelner

Date of Receipt: June 1, 2015

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent: 1 cubic foot

Inclusive Dates: 2000-2002

Conditions of Deposit (Includes donor's instructions for duplicates, etc.):

These materials were given to Tisha Zelner by Ann Branton, former head of bibliographic services in Cook Library, in June 2013.

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Materials generated during Ann Branton’s time as editor of Mississippi Libraries 2000-2002.


Accession Number: AM15-68                   

Given By: Jennifer Culley

Date of Receipt: June 15, 2015

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent: 1 cubic foot

Inclusive Dates: unknown

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Back issues of Mississippi Libraries.


Accession Number: AM15-127                             

Given By: Carolyn Soniat via Steve Haller         

Date of Receipt: September 23, 2015   

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent: 30 items          

Inclusive Dates: circa 2000       

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Photographs taken at a MLA Poster Session, possibly at the 2000 conference. Contains a contact sheet for some of the photographs and negatives. None identified. Some of the institutions the posters represent are the University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi. 


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