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All MDAH offices and sites will close Monday, April 27, in observance of Confederate Memorial day, and reopen at their normal times on Tuesday, April 28.

Recent News

January 09, 2015 | News Releases

$2.5 Million in Gifts for 2MM Announced

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has received commitments for $2.5 million in gifts from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation and philanthropist Ray Neilsen.

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February 10, 2015 | News Releases

Trustmark, Butler Snow Donate to 2MM

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has received $850,000 in commitments from Trustmark and Butler Snow for the 2 Mississippi Museums project.

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Online Resources

Online Catalog
Online Catalog

The online catalog allows users to browse the descriptions of most materials at the state archives—from books and manuscripts to photographs and newspapers. This can be an especially useful tool for out-of-town researchers, allowing them to compile a list of relevant resources before traveling to the archives to work on their projects.

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Digital Archives
Digital Archives

MDAH Digital Archives include electronic records received from government agencies and officials, donated and acquired electronic resources, digital copies of original materials from MDAH collections, including paper documents, photographs, maps, audio, and video.

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Education
Education

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History collects, preserves, and provides access to the archival resources of the state, administers museums and historic sites, and oversees statewide programs for historic preservation, government records management, and publications. The department’s public outreach includes exhibits, programs and publications for teachers and students.

From the Delta to Jackson to Natchez, the department offers a variety of opportunities for students of all ages to explore Mississippi’s rich history. This guide is designed to help educators take advantage of the department’s resources, including field trips, classroom outreach programs, and teacher training.

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2 Mississippi Museums

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