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Finding Aid for the University High School Collection (MUM00644)

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Finding Aid for the University High School Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: University High School Collection
Dates: 1929-1963
Collector: Arnold, George Michael
Physical Extent: 2 boxes (2.09 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00644
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Newspapers, yearbooks, photographs, tassel, and diploma related to the University High School (Oxford, Mississippi).

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Accretion of diploma and tassel donated by George Michael Arnold

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, August 2009.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Subject Terms

Arnold, George Michael
University of Mississippi. University High School -- Students
University of Mississippi. University High School -- Students -- Yearbooks
University of Mississippi. University High School -- Periodicals


school yearbooks
clippings (information artifacts)

Scope and Content Note

The University High School Collection contains newspapers from the 1929 through the 1930s. Additionally, the collection contains George Michael Arnold's diploma and graduation tassel from 1963. The yearbooks from 1962-1963 and the 1963 photograph of the High School Football team have been removed from the collection.

User Information

Prefered Citation

University High School Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The University High School Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

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.

Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

The Optic, cataloged:

Separated Material

1962 and 1963 University High School yearbooks, The Colonel Clan, have been cataloged: LD7501.O93 U5c

1961 photograph of the University High School Football team and 1963 image of the graduating class has been housed in Collection Phototographs for preservation

Container List

Box 1 The Colonel: 4 November 1952 ; 13 December 1957 ; 1 April 1958 ; 30 April 1958
Odds and Ends, 1931
The Optic: vol. 1 issues 1-9,11,13-14,16-17 ; vol. 2 issues 1,3,5 ; vol. 11 issue 1
The Oxford Eagle: miscellaneous
Folder 2.1 1963 Graduation Tassel
Folder 2.2 PDS. May 23, 1963. University High School Graduation Diploma for George Michael Arnold.