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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: circa 1938-2000

Col. Grover Ashley Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-07
Abstract

Files related to Col. Ashley’s time as Director of Cook Library at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1970s-2012

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M365
Abstract

Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.

Dates: 1924-2003

Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M536
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1953-2013

Black Lives Matter Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M623
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 2020

Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Abstract

Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

Camp Shelby History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M517
Abstract

Photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence relating to history of Camp Shelby, an armed forces training camp located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1918-2004

Cargill-Powers Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M314
Abstract

Scrapbook, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Cargill-Powers family.

Dates: circa 1907-1989

Children of the American Revolution, John Dodd Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: M101
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials pertinent to the John Dodd Society of the Children of the American Revolution, and with the exception of a brief history of the Society, written by Mrs. John M. Frazier in about 1962, the materials in the collection are confined to the years 1943 - 1958.Mrs. Frazier's history has been placed at the beginning of the collection in box one, folder one, followed by a handwritten book of minutes of monthly meetings (1943 - 1958) in folder two....
Dates: 1943-1962

Peggy Jean Connor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M379
Scope and Contents

This collection should be of interest to students and researchers of the civil rights era circa 1960-1980; especially those interested in civil rights legal cases and the history of black legislators in Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1960s-2001

Vernon F. Dahmer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M250
Scope and Contents The Vernon F. Dahmer Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and programs dating from 1966 to 1998, and 24 photographs taken during the fifth trial of Sam Bowers. Most of the newspaper clippings were collected by the Dahmer family between 1966 and 1986, and follow events surrounding the bombing of their home, community support after the tragedy, and the trials of those men indicted for arson, murder, and conspiracy. Other articles in the collection were published in ...
Dates: 1966-1998

Daughters of the American Revolution, John Rolfe Chapter, Records

 Collection
Identifier: M102
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertinent to the John Rolfe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1936 - 1979); the Mississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1937 - 1978); and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1942 - 1976), which have been divided into four series:Series I: John Rolfe ChapterSeries II: Mississippi SocietySeries III: National Society.Series IV: Oversized...
Dates: 1936-1979

Daughters of the American Revolution-Twentieth Star Chapter Scrapbooks

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-45
Abstract

Official scrapbooks of the Twentieth Star Chapter (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) of the Daughters of the American Revolution, containing yearbooks, clippings, photographs, and other items documenting the chapter's activities. The scrapbooks were prepared for state-wide competition in the spring of each year.

Dates: 1967-1993

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract

Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,

Dates: 1862-2004

H.C. “Clint” Dellinger Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-014
Form of Material

A variety of scrapbooks, newspapers, periodicals, brochures relating to Henry Clinton “Clint” Dellinger (circa 1920-2015).

Dates: unknown

Asha Burgess Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M443
Abstract

This collection contains materials from Mississippi Normal College.

Dates: 1913-1916

J.C. Fairley Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M340
Abstract

NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.

Dates: circa 1960-1990

Forrest County, Mississippi, Criminal Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: M205
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a Forrest County, Mississippi, record book that lists people charged with offenses ranging from "allowing minors to enter and remain in pool room" to murder. The record book was kept between 1912 and 1939, but very few entries include specific dates. Instead, the entries are arranged by circuit court terms, such as "April Term 1916" or "November Term 1939." Most of the entries include a two to four digit number that may be a warrant number, or perhaps a docket...
Dates: 1912-1939

Forrest Motor Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: M644
Abstract

This collection contains a ledger.

Dates: 1944-1954

Glenda Funchess Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M325
Abstract

Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.

Dates: 1968-1999

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M367
Abstract

The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1910-2011

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M509
Abstract

The Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, and correspondence.

Dates: circa early 1920s-1995

Susan Victoria “Vicky” Garraway Collection (AM15-102)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-102
Abstract

Vicky Garraway was a lifetime resident of Hattiesburg, a graduate of Hattiesburg High School and University of Southern Mississippi. She taught in the Hattiesburg Public School System and was a former flight attendant for Eastern Airlines. She served in the Hattiesburg Medical Auxiliary, a lifetime member of the Junior Auxiliary and volunteer at the Abby Rogers Civitan Camp. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

Dates: 1972-2001

Paul L. Gaston Insurance Agency Journal

 Collection
Identifier: M206
Scope and Contents

This journal (1931-1935) from Paul L. Gaston's Hattiesburg, Mississippi, insurance agency contains a monthly record for each insurance company Gaston represented. These records include the names of his clients, a description of the property insured, the amount of the insurance, and the premiums paid. Significantly, the descriptions sometimes include addresses of the insured property.

Dates: 1931-1935

Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M660
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr.

Dates: 1912-2010

Jinny Glass Mississippi Freedom Summer Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M257
Abstract

Diary of Freedom Summer 1964 volunteer in Palmer's Crossing Community Center and 1996 article on Freedom Summer.

Dates: August 7-25, 1964

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials and various publications.

Dates: 1914-1996

Candy Brown Gonzalez Freedom Summer Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M484
Abstract

Candy Brown Gonzalez of Los Angeles, participated in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project from June to December 1964. The collection contains photographs she took while in Greenville, Issaquena County, McComb, Hattiesburg and Waveland.

Dates: 1964

Linda B. Grantham Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM97-30
Abstract

Scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and programs documenting the history of USM and Hattiesburg given by the former secretary of President Emeritus Lucas.

Dates: circa 1950s-2005

Blind Roosevelt Graves and Brother

 Collection
Identifier: M526
Abstract

The collection contains one CD, two cassette tapes, and one hardback book.

Dates: 1929-1936; 1995

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