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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

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract

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

Dates: 1862-2004

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

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

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials and various publications.

Dates: 1914-1996

Hattiesburg Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-29
Form of Material

Photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia from Hattiesburg area businesses and others.

Dates: 1926-1956, 1976, 2006-2014 and undated

Hattiesburg Historical Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M246
Abstract

Photographs reproduced in Dr. Kenneth G. McCarty's book Hattiesburg: A Pictorial History.

Dates: circa late 1800s-1986

Hattiesburg Track Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M522
Abstract

The collection contains various paper materials such as correspondence, copied newspapers, brochures, flyers, and photographs. Non-paper material items includes such things as a plaque, a ribbon, a windbreaker, and a plastic Coke mug.

Dates: circa 1970s-2000s

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

Oseola McCarty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M442
Abstract

In 1995 Miss Oseola McCarty, an African American laundress, donated the bulk of her life’s savings, $150,000, to The University of Southern Mississippi to provide scholarships for deserving students. This collection documents her generous act and the multitude of honors and awards presented to her in the ensuing years.

Dates: circa 1920-1999

Tom Rhea Phillips III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M664
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials, children’s books, and various magazines.

Dates: 1870-1985

Abner & Ida Chambers Polk Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM03-43
Form of Material

A collection of correspondence, estate documents, certificates, newsletters, genealogical materials and other items pertaining to the families of Abner Polk and his wife, Ida Chambers Polk. Abner Polk was born in Lawrence County, Mississippi in 1860, and Ida Chambers was born in Washington County, Alabama in 1867. Abner and Ida were married on February 13, 1890, and lived in Marion County, Mississippi until approximately 1898, when they moved to Hattiesburg.

Dates: circa 1841-1998

James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M23
Scope and Contents

Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.

Dates: 1646-to date

Rotary Club of Hattiesburg Records

 Collection
Identifier: M288
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1918-1993

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract

Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.

Dates: circa 1939-2011

G.D. Williamson Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM07-19
Form of Material Scrapbooks and other materials relating to G. D. Williamson, who served as Hattiesburg City Commissioner from 1977-1985. He became Mayor of Hattiesburg in 1985, when the city’s government changed from a commission form of government to a mayor/city council form, and served until July 3, 1989.The scrapbooks consist primarily of newspaper clippings (most dated) from the Hattiesburg American. Some photographs and correspondence are included. Among the...
Dates: 1977-1989

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