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Civil War Centennial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M435

Scope and Contents

This Collection contains an assortment of pamphlets, brochures, newspaper clippings, and special edition Centennial newspapers. There is also a booklet that gives an overview of the Civil War and a summary of some of the more famous battles. One item of interest is a battle flag pin included in the Collection. The collection should be of interest to all Civil War buffs.

Dates

  • Creation: 1961-1965

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).

Biographical / Historical

From 1961-1965, several groups joined together to commemorate the Centennial of the Civil War. The Daughters of the Confederacy and the Mississippi Commission on the War Between the States were two of these groups. Historical tours, monument dedications, balls and reenactments highlighted the five-year commemoration of the war's 100 th Anniversary.

Extent

.50 Cubic Feet : MC2/D16

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains a variety of materials relating to the 100th Anniversary of the American Civil War.

Provenance

Transferred to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives from the Mississippiana Vertical File of the William D. McCain Library in 1988.

Related Materials

M439 Civil War History Collection, ca. 1862-1966.

Title
Civil War Centennial Collection
Author
Processed by Jessica Clark.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

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