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MSU Library and African American Studies Partner on a Frank and Virginia Professor of Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Studies

September 14, 2021

This professorship will "create a vision and plan to advance the use of the Frank and Virginia Collection of Lincolniana by promoting the collection to a diverse population of scholars, patrons, organization, and communities and providing access to this important resource." This professor will oversee the "cataloging of the artwork and artifacts in the William Collection of Lincolniana" and "will develop programming around the themes in the Williams Collection." The professor will also teach an occasional course in the African American Studies Program. August 2023 is the target starting date...

Longtime Professor, Roy V. Scott, Dead at 93

August 29, 2021

Dr. Roy Vernon Scott     Starkville Daily News29 Aug 2021 Roy Vernon Scott, noted historian and professor emeritus of history at Mississippi State University, joined the Church Triumphant on August 24, 2021. A beloved husband, father, grandfather, teacher, mentor, and friend, he was 93 years old. His career at MSU spanned from 1960-1998. A prolific and talented writer and author, Dr. Scott authored or coauthored eleven books, numerous articles, and many book reviews. His varied areas of interest allowed him to easily cover topics that ranged from agricultural history, westward expansion of...

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