Welcome to the Mississippi Digital Library

Bringing Mississippi to researchers around the world. Start researching now

ALL collections are FREE
to search, browse and view
with no membership required.

Interested in using our materials in a publication? Publication requires consent from our partners to use their materials. Please contact us with the items or collections you are interested in using, and we will put you in touch with the appropriate representatives.

Topics found in our collections include Mississippi history, civil rights, blues, children's literature, family histories, the World Wars, military history and more.

Items include letters, documents, photographs, books, sheet music, scrapbooks, oral histories and digital reproductions of objects such as currency and uniforms.

More than 150,000 items, 100+ digital collections, over 30 partners and growing.

Becoming a partner is easy. We provide FREE hosting and training to all Mississippi cultural heritage institutions regardless of religious or political affiliation.

We are proud to offer an annual Cultural Heritage Digitization Award designed to help an institution jump start or significantly increase their digital collections. Details and information can be found here.

Our Partners Across the State

Our Newest Partners

Oren Dunn City Museum

Oren Dunn City Museum is a small municipal history museum serving Tupelo, Lee County and northeast Mississippi. We collect and preserve historical items and artifacts for future generations. We have an outside village with an…

Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society

The Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society exists to help people connect to the past by collecting, preserving, and sharing history.

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Transportation Museum

A Museum focusing on the archives and history of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway along with its dream, construction and development. The museum host the timeline/history along with interactive exhibits and mapping of the…