Skip to main content

Joseph Irving Thompson Land Abstracts

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-100

Scope and Contents

Land abstracts compiled by Mr. Joseph Iriving Thompson of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The documents trace ownership of various properties in Lamar, Jefferson Davis, Covington, Perry, and Forrest counties in Mississippi (circa 1818-1962). Also in the collection is one folder of correspondence between Joseph Thompson and I.B. Stacy, written on Homochitto Lumber Company letterhead (1926). Mr. Thompson was employed as a bookkeeper for the J.J. Newman Lumber Company, and worked independently for people speculating in oil.


  • circa 1857-1956

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).


1 Cubic Feet : 302A.B15.N4

Language of Materials



Land abstracts of properties in Greene, Lamar, Jefferson Davis, Covington, Perry, and Forrest Counties in Mississippi.

Joseph Irving Thompson Land Abstracts
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001