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Rights Statement and Preferred Citation

Rights to Access and Reproduce

The materials available on this Web site are for research use only. Mississippi University for Women holds the copyright to many of these materials, but not necessarily all. Publication and/or broadcast in any form (including electronic) requires written permission from Mississippi University for Women or the holder of copyright. It is the user's responsibility to identify, locate, and seek permission from the copyright holder.

For reproduction requests and permissions, please contact Mississippi University for Women in writing at:

Permissions for Reproduction of Digital Materials
Beulah Culbertson Archives and Special Collections
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MUW Box 1625
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, Mississippi 39701

For purposes of private study, scholarship, and research, anyone may reproduce (print out, photocopy or download) materials from this web site without prior permission. However, in citing these materials in scholarship, please give proper attribution. (See below for our preferred citation.)

Reproductions of materials on this Web site may not be made for or donated to other archives or libraries.

United States Copyright Law

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.

Preferred Citation

Physical Collections

Records from the archives' physical collections should be cited by document title and date (if any), the box number (if applicable), the folder’s place in the box (if applicable), the collection title (if known), repository, and location. When documents lack a discrete title, a brief description should be provided. If the folder and/or collection is unknown or not applicable, it can be omitted.

Examples:

  • Letter from James Strobel to Gloria Atkinson, November 5, 1983. Box C130, folder 5. The James Strobel Presidential Papers. Beulah Culbertson Archives and Special Collections, Fant Memorial Library, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS.
  • Design sketch of front of MUW campus by R. H. Hunt and Associates, 1902. Box C067. Beulah Culbertson Archives and Special Collections, Fant Memorial Library, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS.
  • Mississippi Industrial Institute and College Catalog, 1911. Beulah Culbertson Archives and Special Collections, Fant Memorial Library, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS.

Records from the reference files are mostly articles and pages from published sources, in which case they can be cited solely using their publication information:

  • Smith, John. "MUW Students Assist with War Effort." Columbus Commercial Dispatch November 2, 1943.

If the source in the reference file is unpublished, or the publication information is unknown, cite using the document title and date, the folder name, "Reference File," repository, and location.

  • Individual alumni reminiscences, 1975. Folder "Emma Ody Pohl." Reference File. Beulah Culbertson Archives and Special Collections, Fant Memorial Library, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS.

Digital files not published online can be cited using the document title and date, series (if one exists), collection, repository, and location.

  • Interview with Barbara Turner Bankhead, 2017. Desegregation Oral Histories series, History Department Record Group. Beulah Culbertson Archives and Special Collections, Fant Memorial Library, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS.

Materials Published Online

When using online sources, please acknowledge their source by clearly stating the title of the source, publication date, and the name of the institution. Then specify the URL (Web address) of the online resources page and note the date accessed.

Example:

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