Education

Ole Miss opens time capsule from 1978

August 30, 2017

Pieces of Ole Miss history that have been secretly tucked away behind the cornerstone of the Student Union have come to light when the time capsule from November 1978 was recently unsealed.

Contractors discovered the capsule while working on the renovation and expansion of the building that has been the center of campus life for 40 years.

I was there for the dedication in 1978, and my speech was included in the capsule.

According to the article in the Daily Mississippian, the student newspaper, the capsule’s contents will be turned over to the University Museum or Archives and Special Collections for temporary display before returning it to its resting place.

Read Sealed in time: Capsule reveals long-forgotten artifacts.

You Might Also Like

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Read This Before Leaving a Comment

Please make sure your comments follow our guidelines:

  • Please use real name - first and last names.
  • No foul language (please). Comments that are obscene, vulgar or sexually oriented will be removed. Creative spelling of such terms or implied use of such language is banned, also.
  • Do not threaten to hurt or kill anyone.
  • Be nice. No racism, sexism or any other sort of -ism that degrades another person.
  • Harassing comments. If you are the subject of a harassing comment or personal attack by another user, do not respond in-kind. Email Rick: Rick@inweekly.net. The comment will be deleted asap.
  • Share what you know. Give us your eyewitness accounts, background, observations and history.
  • Do not libel anyone. Libel is writing something false about someone that damages that person
  • Remember, this is my site. I set the rules and reserve the right to remove any comments that I deem inappropriate and to ban anyone who violates these rules.

Comments that do not adhere will be deleted or marked as SPAM.