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M. James Stevens Mississippi and Gulf Coast Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-8

Abstract

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.

Dates

  • 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).

Extent

36.50 Cubic Feet (total) : 302A.B15.H6-J6.108.MC1.D18-19.MC2.top

Language of Materials

English

Provenance

M. James Stevens Family

Existence and Location of Copies

For Digitized Materials from this collection, see: External Documents link at bottom of page.

Related Materials

M. James Stevens Oral History Interview, transcript call number F341.5 .M57x vol. 180 (McCain Library).
Title
M. James Stevens Mississippi and Gulf Coast Research Collection
Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

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