Introduction Index Resources Credits

Mississippi & Presidential Elections

Washington & Lincoln

Taft's Trip to Mississippi

Woodrow Wilson

FDR & Senator Pat Harrison

W.T. Marshall Collection

JFK & The University of Mississippi

Nixon & Ford

Willie Morris Collection


Presidential Signed Documents

Presidents and the Blues

Presidential Deaths


Selective Bibliography on Mississippi Political History:

Bradley G. Bond. Political Culture in the Nineteenth-Century South: Mississippi, 1830-1900. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1995. Call Number: F341 B76 1995.

Joseph Crespino. In Search of Another Country: Mississippi and the Conservative Counterrevolution. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. Call Number: F345 C74 2007.

Stpehen Cresswell. Multiparty Politics in Mississippi, 1877-1902. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1995. Call Number: JK2295 M72 C74 1995.

Albert D. Kirwan. Revolt of the Rednecks: Mississippi Politics, 1876-1925. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1951.

Jere Nash and Andy Taggart. Mississippi Politics: The Struggle for Power, 1976-2006. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2006. Call Number: F345 N37 2006.

Frank R. Parker. Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi after 1965. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1990. Call Number: E185.93 M6 P37 1990.

Joseph B. Parker, ed. Politics in Mississippi. Salen, WI: Sheffield Publishing Company, 1993. Call Number: JK4616 P64 1993.

UM Presidential Debate Links:

In October 2008, the Mississippi Library Association awarded the University of Mississippi J.D. Williams Library special recognition for its presidential debate programming. The website award entry which documents these activities is available here.

A finding aid to the Presidential Debate Collection in the Archives & Special Collections is online here.


If you have any questions or comments about this exhibit or any of the items on display, please submit them at Ask Special Collections.

Introduction Index Resources Credits