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Finding-Aid for the Mississippi Economic Council Collection (MUM00304)


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Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
Mississippi Economic Council Collection
General Physical Description note
1 box.
Collection consists of bulletins and articles related to the Mississippi Economic Council. Items were created 1955-1980.

Preferred Citation

Mississippi Economic Council Collection (MUM00304). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

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Scope and Contents Note

Collection consists of bulletins and articles related to the Mississippi Economic Council. Items were created 1955-1980.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 2005

Access Restrictions


Use Restriction

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Processing Information

Processed by University of Mississippi Department Special Collections Staff . EAD encoded finding-aid begun September 2005.

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Collection Inventory

Box 1: 

1. Mississippi Economic Council's Weekly Economic Bulletin. March 16, 1956 through January 7, 1966 (not a continuous run). 

2. "Taxes -- Their Sources, Philosophies and Impact" by Alex McKeigney. Presented before the 1955 Legislative Clinics sponsored by the Mississippi Press Association and the Mississippi Economics Council. 

3. Changing the Constitution: A Factual Citizen-Study, Telling: History, Methods of Revision, Some Revisions Others Suggest, and Pro and Con Arguments. released by the Mississippi Economic Council (1956-57). 

4. "Why the Justice of the Peace System Should Be Abolished and How to Do It" by C.S. Tindall. presented at Afternoon Session, Mississippi Economic Council (April 10, 1955). 

5. "A Short Discussion of the Mississippi Economic Council's Proposal for Abolition of the Office of the Justice of the Peace and Creation of a System of Magistrate Courts" (June 20, 1956). 

6. "Announcing Six Public Forums to Answer Your Questions About the New Federal Aid Highway Program" postal circular of the Mississippi Economic Council (1957). 

7. "Policies of the Mississippi Economic Council the State Chamber of Commerce in Local, State and National Affairs (February 1963). 

8. "Dated Bulletin" (December 13, 1966) concerning the results of a 1966 Mississippi Economic Council Study of the Effects of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on Mississippi Employers of 100 or More. 

9. Policies and Recommendations (April 30, 1973). 

10. Action vol. 25, no. 11 (March 1974). 

11. Policies and Recommendations (April 30, 1976). 

12. Policies and Recommendations (April 30, 1978). 

13. Issues '80. indicates position of Mississippi Economic Council on 25 issues important to Mississippi in the 1980 election. 

14. "Mississippi State Chamber of Commerce, Mississippi Economic Council, Guide for Action for the 12th Year May 1, 1960-April 30, 1961." 

15. "1861-1961 Your Personal Invitation to the 12th Annual Meeting Mississippi State Chamber of Commerce (Mississippi Economic Council), Thursday, April 6, 1961 . ." 

16. February 28, 1958 "Special Bulletin" Mississippi Economic Council. 

17. MS 1956 Tax Calender and Major Reporting Dates 

18. Action Urgent - Membership of MS Legislature as of Dec. 2, 1963 

19. News Bulletin (Sept. 1966 - July, 1967) 

20. Legislative Action - "Weekly Summary" (March 14, 1975) 

21. Mississippi Economic Council brochure announcing "Six Public Forums", 1957.