New Capitol dome. Call Number: Series 317, item 22 (MDAH Collection)

Detail of New Capitol dome. Call Number: Series 317, item 22 (MDAH Collection)

The bloggers at the Mississippi Library Commission have been busy:

The sunken Confederate ship Georgiana and the shipwrecks it caused are the subject of this interesting post on the South Carolina Department of Archives and History’s “Palmetto Past” blog.

From “NARAtions,” the blog of the National Archives and Records Administration:

The bloggers at Preservation in Mississippi take an in-depth look at the domes of the Mississippi and Arkansas state capitols and solve the mystery of their designer’s identity in the Tale of Two Domes series.

The new online catalog system at MDAH receives a nod in the blog of the Council of State Archivists.

Learn how to date historical photographs in this post from the Library of Congress “Picture This” blog.

“Ever wonder what lookouts ate during their, well, lookouts?” The National Archives posed this question on their Facebook page and it is answered in this blog post from “Prologue: Pieces of History.