Finding Aid for the Cotton Collection


Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
University of Mississippi
Cotton Collection
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Articles and publications about cotton growing, manufacturing, and sales.

Preferred Citation

Cotton Collection (MUM00089). Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains articles and publications about cotton growing, manufacturing, and sales.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 2012

Access Restrictions

The Cotton 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.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives and Special Collections Staff. EAD encoded finding-aid begun September 2005. Finding aid completed by Kathryn Michaelis, November 2012.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • articles
  • publications


  • Cotton growing
  • Cotton trade

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Collection Inventory

 1.1 Development and Organization of Cooperative Cotton Marketing Associations by W.R. McCullough and George Wolf, 1937 

 1.2 Through the Cotton Boll (National Cottonseed Products Association, Inc.), 1938 

 1.3 The Cotton and Cotton Oil Press, 7 May 1938 

 1.4 "Facts about Cotton," 1940 

 1.5 "Report of the Cotton Research Foundation," 29 June 1940 

 1.6 "A Brief Discussion of the History of Cotton, Its Culture, Breeding, Harvesting, and Uses" by H.B. Brown, 1941 

 1.7 Decisions of Southern Educators on Study of Cotton, 1944 

 1.8 "Ten Years of Cotton Textiles – 1935 to 1945," 21 June 1945 

 1.9 "Problems in Keeping Our Foreign Markets for Cotton" by Read Dunn, Jr., circa 1948 

 1.10 "Selected Cotton Production Statistics, Mississippi by Counties and Crop Reporting Districts, 1939-48," circa 1948 

 1.11 "Outlook Report on Foreign Trade" by Read P. Dunn, January 1951 

 1.12 "Do You Know These Important Facts About Cotton?" undated 

 1.13 "A Profitable Sales Promotion for You in Your Cotton Bags," undated 

 1.14 "How Cottonseed Serves You," National Cottonseed Products Associations, undated 

 1.15 "Some Casual Observations on the Cotton Situation," 1 November 1938