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Finding Aid for the Bank of Mississippi Collection (MUM00018)

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Finding Aid for the Bank of Mississippi Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00018/
Title: Bank of Mississippi Collection
Dates: 1825-1834
Collector: Bank of Mississippi
Physical Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00018
Location: General Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Abstract: The collection contains a ledger and various other items that document operations at the Bank of Mississippi from 1829-1834.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Unknown

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, January 2012.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

Bank of Mississippi
Banks and banking -- Mississippi


Formats

ledgers (account books)
checks (bank checks)
receipts (financial records)


Historical Note

The Bank of Mississippi was founded in 1876 in Verona, Miss. Originally named Raymond Trice and Company, the bank moved to Tupelo in 1886 and was renamed Bank of Lee County, then later renamed Bank of Tupelo before becoming the Bank of Mississippi in 1966. The bank, through various mergers, eventually became BancorpSouth, Inc., which operates today in various southern and midwestern states.


Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a ledger and various other items that document operations at the Bank of Mississippi from 1829-1834.


User Information

Preferred Citation

Bank of Mississippi Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Bank of Mississippi Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.


Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

Annual report, Bank of Mississippi, 1973; 1975-1977. Call number: HG2613.T94 B35. Housed in Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library.

Quarterly report: Bank of Mississippi, 1973. Call number: HG2613.T94 B352. Housed in Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library.


Container List

Box 1 Deposit blotter, 1825
Box 2 Ledger, 1826-1827
Box 3
Cashiers' checks, 1829-1833
Stockholders' receipts, 1833-1834

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