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William B. Hogg Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-050
Form of Material

Letters and journal relating to William B. Hogg, a Tennessee preacher who may have been the nation's first radio evangelist.

Dates: 1921; 1924; 1937; undated

Holland Circus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M550
Abstract

Contains photographs and memorabilia from the Holland circus family.

Dates: circa 1880s-1940s

Edna L. Hollensed Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-31
Form of Material

Miscellaneous personal papers of a Hattiesburg resident. Mrs. Edna L. Hollensed was the great granddaughter of John Wesley Hollensed (M34). She lived at 1414 North Main Street and died in the mid-1990s.

Dates: circa 1940s-1960s

Sylvia Buck Hoover Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M622
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one scrapbook page with newspaper clippings from around the time of Hoover’s death, as well as a photograph and a piece of yellow paper with her name, address, and age written in script. The scrapbook page comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Dates: 1941; 2016

Hector Holbrook “H.H.” Howard, Jr. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-015
Form of Material

Items relating to the life of Jackson area physician, Dr. H.H. Howard (1873-1960).

Dates: circa 1857-1980

John Howard Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-68
Scope and Contents

Materials gathered by John Howard during his research of the history of the Choral Department at USM for his dissertation.

A small section of the materials are photocopies of newspaper clippings and brochures. The remaining section of the materials are original brochures and a photograph of Jack Donovan, Choral Conductor at USM from 1964-84.

Dates: circa 1920s-1980s

Hurricane Katrina Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-6
Abstract

Materials pertaining to the destruction of the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005 and the community's rebuilding efforts.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2005-2006, 2015

Hurricanes of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M282
Abstract

Research collection of historian Charles Sullivan for his book "Hurricanes of the Gulf Coast."

Dates: circa 1715-1985

Carroll Ingram Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M570
Abstract

The collection contains various paper material such as correspondence, copied newspaper articles, copied photographs, several publications, and material on President Jimmy Carter’s inauguration.

Dates: circa 1971-1984

International Women's Year (IWY) Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-010
Form of Material

Items related to Ann Mulloy Ashmore and her experiences as chair of the Oklahoma IWY Coordination Committee. Marjorie Spruill Wheeler at The University of Southern Mississippi conducted her oral history for inclusion of her book: Divided We Stand: The Battle over Women’s Rights and Family Values that Polarized American Politics.

Dates: 1975-1978; unknown

Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M16
Scope and Contents The Alexander Melvorne Jackson papers contain correspondence and records pertaining to a wide variety of subjects. These include family concerns, Mississippi politics, the Mexican War, the New Mexico Territory, the Arizona Campaign of the Civil War and Texas Politics.A substantial portion of the collection consists of correspondence between Jackson family members. Dated between the years of 1846 and 1878 are 134 letters written by Alexander to his wife, Cordelia. The...
Dates: 1846-1892

Jefferson Davis Soldiers' Home Records

 Collection
Identifier: M6
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of records of the Jefferson Davis Soldiers' Home, located at Beauvoir in Biloxi, Mississippi. The bulk of the material dates from 1944 to 1954. It documents the operation of the home and includes records of the home's board of directors and superintendents, as well as payroll and budget records, and inmate files.

Dates: 1920-1954

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M191
Abstract This collection has immense research value. In its coverage of Paul B. Johnson's terms as lieutenant governor and governor of Mississippi, it documents one of the most critical periods in the state's history -- the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The State Sovereignty Commission records, along with the Highway Patrol records paint a graphic portrait of efforts to thwart civil rights activities in the state, and to preserve the separation of the races. Additionally, it documents (through...
Dates: circa 1910-1973

Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M319
Abstract

This collection is comprised mainly of materials that document Erle Johnston's personal life and professional activities from approximately 1922 through his death in 1995. The Erle Johnston Papers should be beneficial to any researcher interested in the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, as well as the political history of Mississippi in the twentieth century. The collection also provides insight into the life and personality of an important Mississippian.

Dates: circa 1922-1999

Kappa Tau Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M430
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook with original photographs, newspaper clippings, artifacts, minutes of meetings (1948-1955), correspondence from commercial jewelers regarding membership pins, and copies of the club’s constitution. Additionally, a preservation photocopy of the scrapbook has been made on acid-free paper and placed in the collection.

Dates: 1948-1955

Jim Kates Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M390
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of materials pertaining to the book, "Letters From Mississippi", which was first published in 1965, and republished in 2002. The book contains letters written by Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteers in 1964 about their experiences in that important segment of the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: 1963-2001

Rev. Alvin L. Kershaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M354
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper articles and other items that document events surrounding Rev. Alvin L. Kershaw's scheduled appearance at The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) during Religious Emphasis Week in February 1956, and subsequent cancellation of the week's activities due to Rev. Kershaw's sympathetic stance regarding African American citizens.

Dates: circa 1955-1977

Kerstine Family Business Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-40
Abstract

Business records and photographs of several stores owned by the Kerstine family in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1927-1969

Key Brothers Film

 Collection
Identifier: M575
Abstract

Al and Fred Key set a record for their endurance flight in 1935. They flew their plane Ole Miss over the Meridian area for twenty-seven days. Fred Key died in 1971 while Al Key died in 1976. Key Field is named in their honor.

Dates: 1935-1985

Robert Wilson Kingsbery Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM87-26
Form of Material

Programs, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating to Mr. Robert Wilson Kingsbery, a masters degree student in the School of Music at Mississippi Southern College, now The University of Southern Mississippi, from 1949 to 1950.



Abstract

Noncirculating; available for research.

Dates: circa 1949-1950

J. Brackin Kirkland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M15
Abstract

Correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, clippings, photographs, genealogical materials relating to Mississippi-born educator in New York and Alabama and with the Boys Clubs of America.

Dates: 1886-1983

Ruth Koenig Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M362
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of some original but primarily photocopies of materials that document the Civil Rights Movement and Freedom Summer in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Included are Ruth Koenig’s journals from 1964 and 1966, photographs, correspondence, subject files, and printed materials.

Dates: 1964-1994

Lucy Komisar Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M395
Scope and Contents The Lucy Komisar Civil Rights Collection brings together nearly four years of news stories by an alternative newspaper in Mississippi during the early 1960s and includes a historical/ biographical sketch of the creator of the collection. Most of the collection consists of photocopies of issues of the Mississippi Free Press (an incomplete run) that were published in Jackson, Mississippi, between the years of 1961 – 1964. The collection also includes an...
Dates: 1961-1964; 1991

Jason Noel “Jay” Kutack Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-99
Abstract

Photographs, postcards, printed, and other memorabilia collected by Jason Kutack dealing mostly with Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast local history.

Dates: circa 1940s-1997 and undated

Umoja Kwanguvu Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M366
Abstract

Photographs and personal reminiscences of his experiences as a Freedom School teacher in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.

Dates: 1966, 1999

Fannie Kyker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M518
Abstract

Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.

Dates: circa 1910-2010

Dorie Ann Ladner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-63
Abstract

Newspaper clippings, printed material, and photos regarding the professional activities of the donor and her sister Dr. Joyce Ladner, natives of Palmer's Crossing, Mississippi and SNCC Field Secretaries.

Dates: circa 1788-2009

Ellen Lake Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M370
Abstract

Photocopies of correspondence, a magazine article, Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) materials, and other items that document the activities of Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteer, Ellen Lake, in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Dates: circa June-October 1964

Lavender Family Paper

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM98-72
Form of Material Documents relating to the G.C. Lavender and J.L. Parker families of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi.1. Receipts.2. Voter registration certificate.3. Poll tax and propert tax receipts.4. Certificate of membership in Sons of Temperance.5. Newspaper clippings.6. Bill of sale for cotton.7. Autograph album.8. Photographs.9. Correspondence.10. Oath of Allegiance to the Union...
Dates: circa 1853-1982

Ledger

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M184
Abstract

Business ledger containing accounts for the Baltimore, Maryland, northern Virginia, and southeastern Pennsylvania area and early examples of Pitman Shorthand.

Dates: 1769-1774

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