Blues Archives

Established in 1984, the Blues Archive serves not only students and faculty within the University of Mississippi, but researchers worldwide with one of the largest collections of blues recordings, publications, and memorabilia in the world.

Photo of David "Honeyboy" Edwards at the 1993 Chicago Blues Festival by Jack Vartoogian

Note: Our archival digital collections are currently being migrated from their former platform to this platform. If you are searching for a particular collection but cannot find it, please contact us:


Browse the Blues Archives Collections:

Alan Lomax Collection

Blues Photographs

Blues Posters

Field School for Cultural Documentation: North Mississippi Music Project

John Quincy Wolf, Jr. Collection

Kenneth S. Goldstein Collection

Matthew Joseph Interviews

Sheldon Harris Collection

Walter Lyons Scrapbook