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G.D. Williamson Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM07-19

Form of Material

Scrapbooks and other materials relating to G. D. Williamson, who served as Hattiesburg City Commissioner from 1977-1985. He became Mayor of Hattiesburg in 1985, when the city’s government changed from a commission form of government to a mayor/city council form, and served until July 3, 1989.

The scrapbooks consist primarily of newspaper clippings (most dated) from the Hattiesburg American. Some photographs and correspondence are included. Among the topics covered are life in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, including economic development, entertainment, transportation, area attractions, utilities, youth sports, and natural disasters. The scrapbooks were put together by Williamson’s longtime secretary, Peggy Green.


  • Creation: 1977-1989

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).


7 Volumes

.20 Cubic Feet : 107B.13.G5-6

Language of Materials



G. D. Williamson via Keith Williamson and Alice Williamson

Related Materials

M208 Hattiesburg Municipal Records

G.D. Williamson Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001