From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Clark Collection. Catalog entitled "Catalogue of the Library of the State of Mississippi" listing the holdings of the Mississippi State Library as of January 1865. The catalog contains alphabetized lists of legal reports from various states, elementary and miscellaneous law texts, legal codes, governmental documents from the United States and the individual states, and historical and literary texts. (This document is the enclosed catalog mentioned in mdah_768-950-05-05).
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Letter from Joseph Henry, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, District of Columbia, to Mississippi Governor William L. Sharkey at Jackson, Mississippi, recommending that E. W. Hilgard be allowed to continue leading the Mississippi State Geological Survey in addition to his duties as a professor upon the reopening of the University of Mississippi.