DeSoto National Forest Chickasawhay Division, Mississippi, St. Stephens meridian. Call number:  MA/2002.0182 (b) MDAH

DeSoto National Forest Chickasawhay Division, Mississippi, St. Stephens meridian. Call number: MA/2002.0182 (b) MDAH

Find census data, surveys of the Natchez Trace and Mississippi River, and more in these interesting maps from the MDAH collection. Click the title to view the map and “link to the catalog” to view its catalog record.

U.S. Census, 1930. Call number: MA/2002.0097 (b) Link to the catalog. 

Mississippi minor civil divisions, 1930. Call number: MA/2002.0099 (b) Link to the catalog. (Shows counties, county seats, and county supervisor beats.)

Map of the state of Mississippi showing the educational institutions, industries, products, places of historic interest and highroads of travel and commerce, c.1936. Call number: MA/2002.0113 (b) Link to the catalog.

General Plan Natchez Trace Parkway, 1937. Call number: MA/2002.0115 (b) Link to the catalog.

Preliminary Natchez Trace Parkway Survey, 1940. Call number: MA/2002.0135 (b) Link to the catalog.

Big Sunflower, Little Sunflower, and Quiver rivers, and Deer Creek, Steele Bayou, and Bogue Phalia, Mississippi recommended improvements, 1944. Call number: MA/2002.0246 (b) Link to the catalog.

Map of Greater Cleveland, Mississippi, 1972. Call number: MA/2002.0251 (b) Link to the catalog.

DeSoto National Forest Chickasawhay Division, Mississippi, St. Stephens meridian, 1964. Call number: MA/2002.0182 (b) Link to the catalog. (pictured above)

Survey of the approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, captured by the U.S. Mississippi Squadron, January 11th 1863 showing the position of the gunboats during the attack, (1962). Call number: MA/92.0148 (c) Link to the catalog.

Western territories [1876]. Call number: MA/92.0151 (c) Link to the catalog.

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"Str. Kate Adams. Near front view." Painter Collection. Call Number: PI/1988.0006 (MDAH)

“Str. Kate Adams. Near front view.” Painter Collection. Call Number: PI/1988.0006 (MDAH)

The theme of Archives Month is “Mississippi: Going Places.” This month on the blog we will highlight travel related images from the MDAH collection. This image from the Painter Collection (PI/1988.0006) depicts the steamboat Kate Adams on the Mississippi River.

See more images in our “Going Places” set on Flickr.

For information about events during Archives Month throughout Mississippi, please visit www.msarchivists.org. For information about celebrations nationwide, visit www.statearchivists.org. Archives Month activities in Mississippi are supported by funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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Mississippi River front wharf, Memphis, 190-. PI/COL/1982.0058, sysid 104354 (MDAH Collection)

Mississippi River front wharf, Memphis, 190-. PI/COL/1982.0058, sysid 104354 (MDAH Collection)

The Charles Coovert Collection is now available online. It features thirty-eight black and white photographs of scenes of the cotton industry in Greenville, Mississippi, and Memphis, Tennessee. To view the collection, please visit the MDAH online catalog and search for “PI/COL/1982.0058″

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More Maps Online

On June 6, 2012, in Digital Archives, Maps, by Amanda
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Marion County, County Highway Maps, 1938-1972. Call Number: Series 1604 (MDAH Collection)

Marion County, County Highway Maps, 1938-1972. Call Number: Series 1604 (MDAH Collection)

These maps were recently scanned and made available in the MDAH online catalog. Click the map title to view the map or click “Link to the catalog” to view its catalog record.

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