Ulysses S. Grant Collection Designated as Presidential Library

Ulysses S. Grant Association President Frank J. Williams formally announced the decision of the organization’s board of directors to designate the Ulysses S. Grant Collection at MSU’s Mitchell Memorial Library as the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library on Friday, May 18, 2012.

The announcement came during the association’s annual meeting at MSU Libraries as part of the organization’s 50th anniversary observance.

“We are extremely grateful to the Ulysses S. Grant Association for entrusting Mississippi State University with the long-term responsibility for managing and showcasing this treasure trove of vital American history,” said MSU President Mark Keenum. “Our university feels a deep bond with this organization and a shared vision for what a marvelous resource this collection is and what it can and will become.”

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