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Background Image Alternative Text: Items from the John Grisham collection displayed in glass cases.

The John Grisham room is a beautifully appointed exhibit area, conference suite, and special event venue. It is named for bestselling author, former MS legislator, and MSU alumnus John Grisham.

Here you can view memorabilia and other items from the John Grisham Collection.

Collection highlights

  • Legislative subject files on topics including reapportionment, DeSoto County highway projects, government attorneys, the Memphis International Airport, tort reform, educational reform, gambling, and energy rates

  • Correspondence from Grisham's constituents and colleagues

  • Manuscripts and translated versions of Grisham's novels

  • Screenplays and other literary products

  • Correspondence, publications, broadsides, newspaper clippings, recordings, and other materials relating to Grisham's literary career

For more information about the Grisham Collection, contact Special Collections' Manuscripts division.

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