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1927 Mississippi River Flood (Archives): Home

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For assistance with non-archival resources on the 1927 Mississippi River flood, see the main library's History or Mississippi State Government subject guides.

The library has created a searchable database on its Mississippi Newspaper holdings.  Search by text, year, city, or county to find newspaper titles, time span in the library's possession, and a link to the catalog record.


The Archives & Special Collections materials identified in this subject guide concern the 1927 Mississippi River flood.  The subject guide is divided into four parts:

Publications offers a bibliographic list of both secondary and primary resources.

Manuscripts provides brief descriptions of archival collections with related material.

Photographs lists collections with original flood photographs.

Music Resources outlines sheet music, recordings, and publications about the 1927 disaster.

Departmental Information

Archives and Special Collections
PO Box 1848
University, MS 38677
3rd floor of the J.D. Williams Library

Open Monday through Friday 8am - 5pm (except holidays)