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Searching for materials in McCain Library involves much more than browsing the online catalog. Non-book items, such as archival documents, are described in finding aids. The search box below will search all of the finding aids for the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, Manuscripts & Archives, and the Mississippiana Vertical File index.

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    Finding Aids

    In order to organize, store and provide access to archives and manuscripts, we create FINDING AIDS to describe each individual collection. For example, if a person donates their papers to the archives, it becomes a "collection," and a finding aid is created to outline the topics and types of information contained within that particular set of boxes.

    de Grummond Children's Literature Finding Aids
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    Mississippiana Verticle Files

    The vertical file contains pamphlets, clippings and other materials relating to specific topics and people in Mississippi.

    Mississippiana Vertical File Index

     

 

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