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Finding-Aid for the Mississippi Fine Arts Collection



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Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
Mississippi Fine Arts Collection
2 boxes
Collection contains programs, broadsheets, and magazines related to fine arts in Mississippi. Items were created 1954-1999.

Preferred Citation

Mississippi Fine Arts Collection (MUM00306). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

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Scope and Contents Note

Collection contains programs, broadsheets, and magazines related to fine arts in Mississippi. Items were created 1954-1999.

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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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Controlled Access Headings


  • Art museums
  • Arts -- Mississippi

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

1. Program for Lela Solomon basketry exhibit, State Historical Museum, Old Capitol, Jackson, Mississippi, 27 February-28 March 1971. 

2. Color broadsheet for Blanche Batson, paper sculptress, Jackson, Mississippi 

3. Broadside for Kate Freeman Clark Art Gallery, Holly Springs, Mississippi. 

4. Kate Freeman Clark: A Painter Rediscovered, by Cynthia Grant Tucker, 1981. Photocopy (Previously accessioned as 91-117). 

5. Glennray Tutor Christmas Card featuring painting "December Morning," 1990. 2 copies. 

6. Invitation to Glennray Tutor exhibit, Zimmerman/Saturn Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, 10-28 September 1988 (Previously accessioned as 88-58). 

7. Southern Breeze Gallery, Jackson, Mississippi, newsletter, November 1994. 

8. The Palette, newsletter of the Mississippi Art Association, various issues 1954-1959. 

9. Program from 19th Annual Art Mart, Batesville, Mississippi, 29 June 1985. 

10. Program for National Art Week exhibits at the Oxford Art Gallery, circa 1940 (2 copies). 

11. Program from Cleveland Art Emphasis Week, 5-10 April 1970. 

12. Pamphlet for Joe Moran Studio and Art Workshop, Biloxi, Mississippi. 

13. Program from Spring Showing of International Artists, sponsored by the Vicksburg Art Association, Spring 1964. 

14. Miscellaneous information of Mississippi artists and exhibits. 

15. Mississippi Art News. 1981. 

16. Broadsheet. September-November, 1999. "True & Faithful Representations: Nineteenth Century Mississippi Photographers"/ Old Capitol Museum Exhibition. 

17. Program from presentation of "The Messiah" by the Meridian Choral Union, 17 December 1933. 

18. Broadsheet for Tupelo Symphony Orchestra 1978-1979 season. 

19. Program from Leontyne Price performance at University of Mississippi in honor of the Women's Centennial, 21 April 1982. 

20. William Grant Still material: 

a. Biographical pamphlet 

b. Reprint of article "Music, A Vital Factor in America's Racial Problems" (1 November 1948). 

c. Miscellaneous reprinted articles 

d. Program from Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Symphonies for Youth, Season 1954-55. 

e. Program from Long Beach Philharmonic Orchestra performance, 4 November 1954. 

f. Program from William Grant Still Lecture-Recital at University of Washington School of Music, 17 April 1947. 

g. Program from Choral Guild of San Jose Spring Musicale, 23 May 1954. 

h. Program from Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, 1938-39 season. 

i. Program from Choral Guild of San Jose Scholarship Fund Benefit Concert featuring William Grant Still, 22 May 1953. 

j. Program for Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra 1954-55 season. 

k. Program for Amherst Symphony Orchestra 1954-55 season. 

21. Lehman Engel material: 

a. Broadsides from Temple University Music Festival, 8 July 1972. 

b. Performing Arts, with article by Engel. 

c. BMI (April 1971) with article on Engel. 

d. The Octagonian of Sigma Alpha Mu, Engel featured on cover. 

e. Program from Broadcast Music, Inc., Musical Theatre Workshop under the direction of Engel, 2 June 1970 (2 copies). 

f. Pamphlet for BMI Musical Theatre Workshop 

g. Sheet music "Sing Forth the Honor of His Name," by Engel, 1971. 

22. Mississippi Theatre News, the newsletter of the Mississippi Theatre Association, Volume 5, No. 1 (no date), February 1971, April 1971, Fall 1971, November 1971. 

23. Mississippi Little Theatre Association Newsletter, November 1966, February 1967, June 1967, September 1967, Winter 1967, Spring 1968, Fall-Winter 1968. 

24. Festival of Southern Theatre, n.d. 

25. Program for Southern Literary Festival, 22 April 1955. 

26. "The Arts of Mississippi," in Helping Build Mississippi, a publication of Mississippi Power and Light, Fall 1974. 

27. Artifacts, the Mississippi Museums Association Newsletter, Fall 1980, Fall 1981, September 1994, September-December 1995, May-August 1995. 

28. Focus, the Mississippi Humanities Council newsletter, Summer 1995, Winter 1995, Fall 1998, Winter 1999, Spring 2000. Includes annual report for MHC, 1998-1999. 

29. Mississippi Arts News, Oct 1981, vol.1 no.3. 

30. State of the Arts, Quarterly Newsletter of the Mississippi Arts Commission, Spring 1998 and Summer 1999; v.7 Winter 2000. 

31. Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, Winter 1999-2000. 

32. True & Faithful Representations: Nineteenth century Mississippi Photographers, 

33. "The Art Society of the International Monetary Fund presents 'Mississippi: An exhibition by Nine Contemporary Mississippi Artists'" 

34. "Mississippi Crafts Center 2001 Calendar of Events" (Craftsman's Guild of Mississippi). 

35. Program and postcard for exhibit "Turbulent Years: The Tougaloo College Art Collections" (Mississippi Museum of Art, 1994). 

36. Postcard with Theora Hamblett painting and signed Christmas greeting on verso. 

37. Brochure. March 1- September 3, 2001. Newspaper insert and brochure for "The Majesty of Spain" exhibition held in the Jackson Arts Pavilion in Jackson, Mississippi. 

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Box 2 

1. Brochure. "Lauren Rogers Museum of Art" (Laurel, MS; c.1990s) 

2. William Dunlap Material. Postcards featuring Dunlap artwork: "Field Stream -- Late Light" and "Three Deer Head for Antietam" 

3. Artworks (Greenville Arts Council). Spring 1998. 

4. "Mississippians and the Arts: Partnership for the 21st Century, The Mississippi Arts Commission Strategic Plan 1998-2000" 

5. Program for Leontyne Price Recital in After Five: The Memphis Performing Arts Publication (January 18, 1985). 

6. Pamphlet for exhibit "Walls of Light: The Murals of Walter Anderson" (Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 1999). 

7. Nomination form for 2003 Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. 

8. Postcard for Reception and Gallery Talk by Jack Kotz of Ms. Booth's Garden (2002). 

9. "Southern Folk Art" (Museum of American Folk Art, 1985). 

10. "2001 Antiques Show & Sale/Decorative Arts & Preservation Forum" (Columbus, MS). 

11. "1903-2003 Mississippi Museum of Art." 

12. George Ohr Material: 

a. Postcard. "Born of Biloxi: Joseph Meyer, George Ohr, and Manuel Jalanivich" (2003). 

b. Pamphlet. "Born of Biloxi: Joseph Meyer, George Ohr, and Manuel Jalanivich" (2003). 

c. Pamphlet. "Meet the Mad Potter of Biloxi" 

13. "Mississippi Arts Festival, Coliseum in Jackson, April 28-May 1, 1966, Program of Events" 

14. "'Beyond the Door': If we open that door, we will have entered into other domains. Milly Moorhead. Hotel Ambos Mundos" (2000). 2 copies. 

15. The State of the Arts in Mississippi: The Quarterly Newsletter of the Mississippi Arts Commission vol. 13 (Fall 2002). 2 copies. 

16. ILLUS Brochure, Oxford, MS. 

17. Mississippi Woodcarvers Guild. 2 brochures. 

18. Mississippi Arts Council. 2005 Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts nomination form. 

19. Mississippi Dance Association brochure. 

20. Mississippi Folklife Association newsletter, n.d. 

21. "African Americans in Southern Art: The Farmer/James Art Collection", January 15-March 13, 2005. Brochure from The University of Mississippi Museum. 

22. Pamphlet. Mississippi Museum of Art 

23. Program. "When Modern was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection" 

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