This LibGuide accompanies PS 4173 The Legislative Process. Students should consult their syllabus for course assignments and deadlines. This guide will assist students in locating library materials and subject specialists relevant to this course.
Located on the 4th floor of the Mitchell Memorial Library, "The purpose of the Collections is to provide access to holdings of U. S. Congressional collections, papers of Mississippi legislators and other state offices, and local materials of various kinds. These materials were donated by the individuals whose public service careers they reflect. Oral histories, extensive photograph collections and memorabilia enhance the collections. Finding aids and digitized samples of the collections are available on the website. The materials cannot be checked out, but qualified researchers may use them on site."
Photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and documents from U.S., Mississippi, and local political figures and researchers. Topics include agriculture, race, political issues, state and national legislature, and the economy.