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Dr. William K. Scarborough is the author of several publications. These include The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South, The Diary of Edmund Ruffin, Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth Century South, and The Allston’s of Chicora Wood: Wealth, Honor, and Gentility in the South Carolina Low Country.
Typescript and articles recounting her experiences as a volunteer in the COFO office in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.
The Shemper Family Genealogy Project consists of a school project organized by David Shemper in 1996 that details the history of the Shemper family of Hattiesburg. This collection is of particular interest to those studying local history, Jewish people in the South, and genealogy.
This collection is comprised of materials that document various aspects of Ronnie Shows' service as a United States Congressman from Mississippi's Fourth District (1998-2002). This collection should be of interest to anyone researching government at the national level.
Political memorabilia, research collections, personal and family materials of a historian and student of state, national, and international politics.
This collection contains materials related to State Teachers College.
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.
Materials cover the feminist movement, a farm co-op, and Sue’s artistic endeavors.
Materials about the assault of civil rights workers Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 10, 1964.
This collection contains addresses, programs, and photographs.
The Stovall Family Association records and research material.
This collection should be of interest to students of history, as well as local history buffs. While accounts of the fight differ on minor points such as the color of the fighters' trunks, what they ate for breakfast, and what they drank between rounds, they are in agreement on such major issues as events leading up to the fight, length of the fight, round by round descriptions, and of course, the outcome -- the Great John L. remained heavyweight champion of the world.
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.
The B’Nai Israel congregation has served the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area since 1890. The Jewish community of Hattiesburg has a long history of prominent citizens and business owners. This collection contains materials related to Temple B’Nai Israel in Hattiesburg.
“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.
S. G. Thigpen, Sr. of Picayune, Mississippi, was an area entrepreneur, historian, and writer who operated from his hardware store from 1919 to his death in 1981. The collection contains financial records, personal papers, essays, photographs, scrapbooks, sound recordings and newspaper articles of Thigpen's life and the Pearl River County, Mississippi area.
Literary manuscripts, publications files, photographs, news clippings of this popular Gulf Coast newspaper columnist.
Copy of the 1924 "Pine Burr", the yearbook of Mississippi Woman's College (now William Carey College) in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, which belonged to Mrs. Maymie Pitts Tomicich, who added photographs, newspaper clippings, and handwriten notes.
The collection contains materials pertaining to Elton Cartis Tucker’s service in the U.S. Army. Items range from his service in the military, material on the First U.S. Infantry Division, and various memorabilia such as a cloth and paper swastika to postage stamps to a small shaving mirror.
Correspondence, laboratory notes, research notes, reports, newsletters, business records, photographs, and journal articles.
- Photographs. 167
- Letter. 159
- Records (Documents). 122
- Albums (Books). 67
- Memorabilia. 66
- Periodicals. 66
- Programs (Publications). 66
- Newsletters. 57
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 54
- Brochures. 52
- Financial documents. 51
- Manuscript. 45
- Speech. 39
- Clubs. 38
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 37
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 36
- Books. 34
- Civil rights. 34
- Fliers (Ephemera). 32 ∧ less
- German 1
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 6
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 5
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 4
- Hattiesburg High School. 4
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 4
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 3
- Demonstration School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1926-1963) 3
- Hardy, William H. (William Harris), 1837-1917 3
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 3
- Student Printz (1927-) 3
- Association of American Railroads. AAR (1934-) 2
- Barnett, Ross R., 53rd Governor of Mississippi (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 2
- Bellande, Ray L., 1943- 2
- Bowers, Samuel Holloway, 1924-2006 2
- Campbell, Will D., 1924-2003 2
- Colmer, William Meyers, Congressman, 1890-1980 2
- Committee of Southern Churchmen. 2
- Cook, R.C., Dr., 4th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (Robert Cecil), 1903-1979 2
- Fike, Claude E., Dr., University Archivist and Director of McCain Library & Archives; Dean of the College of Arts, 1920-1994 2
- Glass, Jinny (Virginia Katharine Glass), 1943-1965 2 ∧ less