EVENT HIGHLIGHTS – Ida B. Wells-Barnett Special Collection

Friday. July 13, 2018

Debut of Ida B. Wells-Barnett Special Collection
Leontyne Library
Rust College, Holly Springs, MS

Dr. Hilda B. Williams, Assistant Professor of Humanities, and Rust College’s 2018 Mississippi Humanities Scholar with the assistance of the administrative staff of Rust College Leontyne Price Library developed the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Special Collection.  The Collection is in its embryonic stage of development and consists of a group of items, such as books written by and about Ida B. Wells-Barnett and other books and documents related to social justice and the civil rights movements in the United States.

Rust College’s Debut of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Social Justice Weekend Special Collection was featured in the July 19,  2018 issue of  The South Reporter newspaper,   Click on the links below to view the article.

South Reporter_ Page 1

South Reporter_Page 13

In addition to the development of the Rust College Leontyne Price Library Ida B. Wells-Barnett Special Collection, Dr. Williams recently published a book, “Ida B. Wells-Barnett – Answering the Call to Serve.”

BookCover_Front_DrHildaBWilliams_Rust CollegeBookCover_DrHildaBWilliams_RustCollege









To order Ida B. Wells-Barnett – Answering the Call to Serve contact:

Rust College
Leontyne Library
Special Collection
150 Rust College
Holly Springs, MS  38365
Phone:  662-252-8000 ext. 4100