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Finding-Aid for the Mississippi Law Collection



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Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
Mississippi Law Collection
1 box
Collection contains articles, publications, and pamphlets related to the law in Mississippi. Items were created 1938-1980s.

Preferred Citation

Mississippi Law Collection (MUM00311). 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 articles, publications, and pamphlets related to the law in Mississippi. Items were created 1938-1980s.

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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


  • Law – Mississippi
  • Universities and colleges -- Law and legislation -- Mississippi

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

1. "A Letter on the Public Accountancy Law of Mississippi," n. d. 

2. "Digest of the New Mississippi Motor Vehicle Safety- Responsibility Act," 1 January 1953. 

3. Mississippi Trial Juror's Handbook and Mississippi Grand Juror's Handbook, circa 1980s. 

4. The Lawman, Official publication of the Tennessee and Mississippi Sherriffs & Peace Officers Association, Inc., September-October 1958. 

5. TLS J. D. Garrett, Mississippi Justice Court Officer's Association to All Members of the Mississippi Legislature, circa 1957. 

6. Mississippi Legislature House Bill No. 1119, 1980 re: Mississippi Education Reform Act. 

7. The Mississippi Lawyer, publication of the Mississippi State Bar, January and June 1959. 2 issues. 

8. Miscellaneous correspondence from the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Association, 1958. 

9. List of County Sheriffs, circa 1976. 

10. Membership list from the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police, 1976. 

11. Pamphlet from Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers' Training Academy, circa 1974. 

12. Mississippi Motor Carrier Regulatory Act, 1938, Senate Bill No. 364. issued by the Public Service Commission. 

13. Pamphlet "General Laws of Mississippi -- 1958, House Bill. No. 844: An Act Creating the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors," 1958. 

14. Miscellaneous addresses on crime prevention, various dates. 

15. Article on Mississippi prison inmates, 1982. 

16. Southern Coalition on Jails and Prisons Reports, various dates. 

17. Article "Let's Look at Our Legislature" (1958). 

18. Mississippi Children's Code Commission, c.1950s. 

19. Oxford Code of Ordinances, various dates.