News Releases

7/19/2021
On Friday, July 16, the Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History elected a new board member and approved the establishment of the Mississippi Historic Site Preservation Fund.
7/16/2021
The Nissan Foundation has donated $30,000 to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) to underwrite field trips to the Two Mississippi Museums.
7/13/2021

On Saturday, July 24, at 10 a.m., the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians will present its first in-person program since the COVID-19 pandemic with a lecture and outdoor foraging demonstration led by special guest Tammy Gr

7/1/2021

MDAH is accepting applications for preservation projects across the state.

7/1/2021

MDAH is accepting applications for records management projects from eligible counties across the state.

6/28/2021
The Mississippi Historical Society announced a call for individual papers and complete panels on topics related to the study of Mississippi history for presentation at its annual meeting March 10–11, 2022, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
6/21/2021
Case files, photographs, and other records documenting the 1964 murders of civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner are now available to researchers at MDAH.
6/21/2021
Two Mississippi students were recognized as finalists in the annual National History Day 2021 National Contest.

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