M. James Stevens Mississippi and Gulf Coast Research Collection
Notebooks kept by Mr. M. James Stevens, "Mr. History" of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the first northern-born (New Jersey) president of the Mississippi Historical Society. He was the first recipient of the Society's Dunbar Rowland Award for his efforts to preserve history. The notebooks contain typed transcriptions of newspaper accounts and other source information that Mr. Stevens gathered on many subjects of Gulf Coast and Mississippi history. Also included in the collection are maps and drawings concerning Gulf Coast and Civil War history.
- Creation: circa 1550-1987
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).
36.50 Cubic Feet (total) : 302A.B15.H6-J6.108.MC1.D18-19.MC2.top
Language of Materials
M. James Stevens Family
Existence and Location of Copies
For Digitized Materials from this collection, see: External Documents link at bottom of page.
Genre / Form
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.).
- Minutes (Records).
- Records (Documents).
- Beauvoir (Biloxi, Miss.).
- Biloxi (Miss.).
- Gulf Coast (Miss.).
- Gulfport (Miss.).
- Long Beach (Miss.).
- Rodney (Miss.).
- M. James Stevens Mississippi and Gulf Coast Research Collection
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository
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