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    Welcome to the McCain Library & Archives, home to University Libraries' Special Collections Department. The McCain Library offers patrons an exciting variety of historical resources ranging from fifteenth-century illuminated manuscripts to current Mississippiana, primary source materials from the Civil War to civil rights, and one of the leading children's literature collections in the United States, the de Grummond Collection. Archival collections include papers from such significant Mississippians as Theodore G. Bilbo, William M. Colmer, and Paul B. Johnson.

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