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Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract

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

Dates: 1862-2004

Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM16-40
Scope and Contents

Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.

Dates: 1954-2016

Gregory E. Favre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M503
Abstract

The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1935-2016

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

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

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

Charles A. Marx Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M313
Abstract

Correspondence, reports, files, magazines documenting his career with the Mississippi Highway Patrol and as an attorney.

Dates: 1939-1997

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

Ella Fountain Keesler Pratt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M579
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and information about the Keesler family.

Dates: 1868-2011

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

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

Tatum Family Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: M316
Abstract

The Tatum family were prominent owners of businesses and land in and around the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area beginning in 1893 with the establishment of their first lumber mill. The collection contains financial records, personal papers, photographs, blueprints, newspaper articles, maps and artifacts of the Tatum family’s business dealings as well as local Hattiesburg history, including W. S. F. Tatum’s mayoral term from 1922 to 1924 and again from 1928 to 1936.

Dates: 1881-1991; undated

“The Haven” Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: M557
Abstract

“The Haven” Record Book collection contains a handwritten ledger with entries from 1901-1910 that detail the daily activities at “The Haven,” the Waveland summer home of Robert E. Craig of Yazoo City, Mississippi. The ledger also contains inserts, which include Confederate money, a needlework, and newspaper clippings. This collection would be of particular interest for researchers studying Mississippi history and life on estates / manor homes in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1855; 1863-1864; 1901-1910; 1926

Zoya Zeman Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M320
Abstract

Materials documenting Zeman's activities as a Freedom Summer 1964 volunteer in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1962-2002

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