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Mississippi Department of Archives and History (Jackson, MS 39205-0571)
Patricia C. Black (Project Director: September 1975 to present)

Jefferson College: Interpreting the Influence of a Frontier College

To restore Jefferson College, the first college established in the Mississippi Territory, as a Bicentennial project to show the college's influence on the intellectual and cultural development of a frontier state. A semi-permanent orientation exhibit will be designed to create a sense of socio-economic-intellectual integration that such an institution represents, and trace its influence on the development of antebellum Mississippi.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$13,937 (approved)
$13,937 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1975 – 12/31/1976