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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

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Identifier: M345
Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000

Edna Bishop Papers

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Identifier: M403
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
Dates: circa 1941-1996

Cherry Burns Collection

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Identifier: M597
Abstract Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Dates: 1926- circa 2005

Circus, Minstrel and Traveling Show Collection

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Identifier: M329
Abstract Posters, route cards and book, annual, magazine, program of several circuses that performed in Mississippi.
Dates: 1894-1953

Civil Rights in the South Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
Dates: circa 1956-2014

William M. Colmer Papers

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Identifier: M24
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Dates: 1933-1973

Community Theatre Programs and Playbills

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-26
Form of Material Programs and playbills from Laurel, Mississippi area and beyond.
Dates: 1975-2018

Charles Davis Papers

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Identifier: M377
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-49
Form of Material Dr. Shirley Jones, retired Dean of the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Southern Mississippi, was co-director of the Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences in 1986, 1987, and 1988. Dr. Jones was the first African American dean appointed to the public university system in Mississippi. These are the programs from those conferences:1. Brochure for A Conference on Job Dislocation and Career Development in a High-Tech Society...
Dates: 1984; 1986-1988

Gregory E. Favre Collection

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Identifier: M503
Abstract The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1935-2016

First Baptist Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-23
Abstract Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.
Dates: 1991-2003

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection

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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

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Identifier: M660
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr.
Dates: 1912-2010

Dr. Altra Howse Hamman Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-06
Abstract Files from Dr. Hamman’s involvement with the Mississippi Council on Family Relations as well as being a faculty member in the Home Economics Department at USM.
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

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

Margaret Thatch Hinton Collection

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Identifier: M419
Abstract Photographs, brochures, news clippings, and mementos pertaining to the State Teachers College Band's participation in the "Know Mississippi Better" tours of the U.S. by train.
Dates: 1922-1930

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

J. Brackin Kirkland Papers

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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

Fannie Kyker Collection

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Identifier: M518
Abstract Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.
Dates: circa 1910-2010

Oseola McCarty Collection

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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

Mississippi Superconducting Super Collider Symposium

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-50
Form of Material Materials pertaining to the proposed Mississippi Superconducting Super Collider project.
Dates: 1987-1988

Nuclear Waste Disposal Research Collection

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Identifier: M427
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials generated and/or collected by Perry County Citizens Against Nuclear Disposal, Inc. (PC-CAND). This collection should be of interest to those researching any aspect of nuclear waste disposal.
Dates: circa 1969-1987

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 District 6840 Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM95-9
Abstract Organizational records of district encompassing the southern third of Mississippi and southeastern Louisiana.
Dates: 1960-2006

Shelton Baptist Church (Moselle, Mississippi) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M633
Form of Material Material pertaining to the 100th anniversary of Shelton Baptist Church in Moselle, Mississippi, held in 2007.
Dates: October 14, 2007

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Pamphlets

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-15
Form of Material 1. Invitation from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for the National Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance, May 5, 20052. Program from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 2005 Donor Tribute Dinner Honoring Liberators, May 4, 20053. Booklet from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for the National Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance 20054. Booklet from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for the National...
Dates: 2005-2006

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

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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

Thomas Daniel Young Papers

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Identifier: M584
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, research materials, drafts, and lectures by the author or editor of a dozen books about Southern literature.
Dates: 1926-1987

Luigi Zaninelli Collection

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Identifier: M346
Abstract Scores and other material created by noted American composer and USM professor of music.
Dates: circa 1945-2016