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John G. Armistead Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M534
Abstract

Manuscripts of novels and related papers by Mississippi author.

Dates: circa 1994-2000

James A. Bateman Papers

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Identifier: M661
Abstract

Poetry, essays, manuscripts, and published works by James Andy Bateman.

Dates: circa early 1970s-1992

David C. Berry, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: M523
Abstract

The David C. Berry, Jr. Papers include the correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of USM professor and poet David C. Berry. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers focusing on the writing process or studying university professorships and family life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics in Berry’s poetry include the Vietnam War, marriage, divorce, and religion.

Dates: circa 1965; 1965-2020

William T. Brannon Papers

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Identifier: M25
Abstract

In 1971, William Brannon donated materials to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives. The collection largely consists of magazines, manuscripts, and correspondence related to the writer’s career as both a staff and freelance writer whose work appeared in many publications.

Dates: 1935-1981

Charles F. Heartman Papers

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Identifier: M94
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 24 cubic feet of materials that document the life and career of Charles F. Heartman from about 1893 until his death in 1953. His wife, Martha, continued to run the bookselling business after her husband's death, and some materials in the collection relate to that time period. This collection should be of interest to researchers of antiquarian books, rare Americana, or the rare book and manuscript business. In addition it provides insight...
Dates: circa 1893-1990; Majority of material found within circa 1913-1963

Prieur Jay Higginbotham Papers

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Identifier: M126
Abstract

The collection contains information concerning the personal and professional life of Jay Higginbotham. Items range from such things as personal correspondence to biographical information to his list of works.

Dates: 1958-2002, and undated

Maurice Maeterlinck Papers

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Identifier: M12
Abstract

In 1972, Patrick Mahony donated papers written by and about Nobel Prize winning writer Maurice Maeterlinck. Mr. Mahony was a Maeterlinck’s literary assistant for five years. Included are published and unpublished manuscripts, publishing contracts, correspondence, autographed books, and other personal notes.

Dates: circa 1912-1971

Patrick Mahony Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M11
Abstract Patrick Mahony was born February 11, 1911 in London, England. He moved to the United States as a child and lived much of his life in California. In addition to being an author and lecturer, Mahony was a literary assistant to both Nobel Prize winner Maurice Maeterlinck and English-Irish poet and Fantasy writer Lord Dunsany. Mahony said that, as an author, his central inspiration as a writer was the country of Ireland. His own writing sometimes involved issues of psychic phenomena and...
Dates: 1923-1978

Neil R. McMillen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M606
Abstract The Neil R. McMillen Collection consists of correspondence and research relating to Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow (1989), as well as documents pertaining to the Shelby Thames administration at the University of Southern Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi in the Jim Crow era, racialized political groups like the American Nazi Party in the twentieth century, and the University of...
Dates: 1935; 1963, 1970, 1977-1999, 2003-2004, undated

Selby Parker Collection

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Identifier: M590
Abstract

The Selby Parker collection consists of one essay, a typescript, and miscellaneous articles written by and pertaining to the Mississippi author and former Youth Court Counselor of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi authors and journalists, the University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.

Dates: 1951; circa 1960-1964; 2004-2009; undated

Gwendolyn E. Porter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M474
Abstract

The collection documents her literary interests, correspondence, and media related to Mississippi literature.

Dates: circa 1961-1995

Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M502
Abstract

The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection contains a vast array of materials from during and after the [Lorenzi] Sojourner’s time in Holmes County, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.

Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated