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Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M479

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, annual reports, newspaper articles, brochures, minutes, and other materials relating to the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce. The newspaper articles have been photocopied from the Hattiesburg American and the Commercial Appeal. The collection contains one black and white 5x7 reprinted photograph of Camillus Caruthers Sullivan, President of Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce in 1949 and 1950.

Dates

  • 1977-1993

Creator

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

The Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce was instrumental in improving the quality of life in the Hattiesburg area. The Chamber’s accomplishments include promoting economic development, tourism, education, and cultural and recreational opportunities. The Chamber was effective in strengthening the economy and improving the community. In 1993, the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce merged with the Forrest County Development Corporation to from the Area Development Partnership.

Extent

.50 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Garland Sullivan was a member of the Board of Directors for both the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Forrest County Development Foundation. The collection contains materials from the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Forrest County Development Foundation, Area Development Partnership, and other organizations from the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area.

Arrangement

The materials in the collection were organized by subject, grouping items by organization when possible (Area Development Partnership, Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, etc.). The collection is from the personal papers of Garland Sullivan and is not an official Chamber of Commerce collection.

Provenance

Donated by Garland Sullivan in 1999 and 2004.

Related Materials

M216 Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Records

Photograph Log

M479-1 Camillus Caruthers Sullivan, President of Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce in 1949 and 1950 5 x 7 B & W Reprint, circa 1950s
Title
Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce Collection
Author
Collection processed and finding aid written by Brandon Ball, October 2013.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

Contact:
118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001
601.266.4345