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About the Archives

 

Delta State University
Archives and Museum

The Delta State University Archives Department supports the teaching, research, and public service activities of the University by collecting, preserving, and making accessible historical manuscript collections that document the history and culture of Mississippi in general, and the Mississippi Delta region, in particular. The collections are open to faculty, staff, students, visiting researchers, and the general public.The Archives is located in the Charles W. Capps, Jr. Archives and Museum Building, which was completed in November 1997.

Hours of Operation
The University Archives’ Reading room and gallery hours for
fall and spring semesters are as follows:

Monday

8am – 12pm, 1pm – 5pm

Tuesday

8am – 12pm, 1pm – 5pm

Wednesday

1pm – 5pm

Thursday

8am – 12pm, 1pm – 5pm

Friday

8am – 12pm

 

Use of the Collection

Patrons who wish to use the collections will be required to complete a registration form and show a photo I.D. For the protection of the materials, no pens are allowed in the reading room. Items in the collection do not circulate. In order to provide better assistance, we prefer that you let us know you are coming (662-846-4780) or e-mail at archives@deltastate.edu. The Archives provides a number of services to patrons on and off campus.

Fees & Services
A listing of fees and services is available at this website.

 

 

 

Inning by Inning: A Life in Baseball


The Dave “Boo” Ferriss Baseball Museum

Please call the University Archives at 662.846.4780 to schedule a tour of the baseball museum. The museum will be open an hour before each home DSU baseball game and between double-header games.
Please click here for more information on the museum.

 

 

This page maintained by the Archives Web Committee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The University Archives’ Reading room and gallery hours for
summer semesters are as follows:

Monday

7:30am – 12pm,
1pm – 4:30pm

Tuesday

7:30am – 12pm,
1pm – 4:30pm

Wednesday

1pm – 4:30pm

Thursday

7:30am – 12pm,
1pm – 4:30pm

Friday

7:30am – 12pm

 

 The University Archives’ Reading room and gallery hours for
interim sessions are as follows:

Monday

8am – 12pm, 1pm – 4:30pm

Tuesday

8am – 12pm, 1pm – 4:30pm

Wednesday

1pm – 4:30pm

Thursday

8am – 12pm, 1pm – 4:30pm

 

Friday

8am – 12pm

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