Digital Archives Maps

Maps: Columbus and Jackson

Columbus. Call Number: MA/2003.0079(c) MDAH
Columbus. Call Number: MA/2003.0079(c) MDAH

Explore these new additions to our digitized holdings:

Columbus. Call Number: MA/2003.0079 (c) MDAH. Link to the catalog.

Jackson, Mississippi, by blocks, 1960. Call Number: MA/2003.0127 (c) MDAH. Link to the catalog.

Maps Paper Archives Photographs

Personal Treasures Going to Columbus

If you enjoy Antiques Roadshow on PBS, come by and check out Personal Treasures!

This popular program will be held at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library on Thursday, October 7 from noon-4 p.m. in conjunction with the quarterly Board of Trustees meeting. Categories are books and maps, paper items, and photographs. MDAH staff will help identify objects

Digital Archives Maps

New Maps Linked to Catalog

Call Number: MA/2002.0228(a) MDAH Collection

The archives staff has scanned and linked more maps to their online catalog records. This means that you can view them online as Zoomify JPEG files! Click on the links below to go to the map’s catalog record, once there click “Link to Electronic Resource” to view the map.

Bolivar County, survey of townships, 1881

Columbus, 1876

Columbus city plan, mid 1800s

Ctaw (Copiah County), 1838

Greenwood, early 1800s

Jackson, map of Capitol grounds, 1875

Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, 1870

Mississippi, 1873

Mississippi, 1882

Mississippi, 1885

Mississippi, 1890

Mississippi, 1899?

Southern States (pictured above), 1878

Synod of Mississippi, showing Presbyterial boundaries, 1892

Synod of Mississippi, showing Presbyterian destitution, 1892

Tishomingo City plan, late 1800s

Vicksburg, 1871

Vicksburg Harbor and proposed works, 1877

Vicksburg Harbor and Mississippi River, 1888

Artifacts Museums & Historic Sites

Turn of the Century Dress

Accession Number: 1971.24.23ab (Museum of Mississippi History Collection)

This dress is part of the collection of historic clothing of the Museum of Mississippi History that spans the time period, 1780 – 1980. This particular dress is from the 1890s and is part of the John Abert Neilson Collection from Columbus (Lowndes County).

Artifacts in the collection of the Museum of Mississippi History are available for viewing by appointment only. Please contact Cindy Gardner, Director of Collections or Nan Prince, Asst. Director of Collections by email to schedule an appointment.