State Spotlight

In front of birthday cupcake display in the library, John F. Marszalek wears a Lincoln style tophat with Library student worker.

Happy Birthday, Honest Abe

Nathan Sperry, a senior history major from Saint Johns, Florida, and John F. Marszalek, Ulysses S. Grant Association managing editor and executive director, enjoy a cupcake in honor of Abraham Lincoln's birthday on Monday [Feb. 12]. As home to the Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State's Mitchell Memorial Library is a major research destination for anyone studying Lincoln. MSU is also home to the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, making the university a prominent center for study on the American Civil War.

Photo by: Megan Bean

February 12, 2018