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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

Sandra E. Adickes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M322
Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: 1964 - 1998

Samuel Andrew Agnew Diaries

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-42
Abstract Diaries of farmer, teacher, minister in North Mississippi, 46 volumes.
Dates: 1852-1902

Garret Smith Ainsworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M194
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Garrett Smith Ainsworth's memorandum book (diary), October 2, 1860-Dec. 31, 1861; diary, Jan. 1, 1862-April 28, 1863; and pocket diary, Aug. 24, 1862-April 27, 1863. They mainly recount his experiences while a private in Company A, 15th Illinois Volunteer Regiment, United States Army. Included are details of conditions in camp, particularly accidents and illness among the troops, especially the malaria from which Ainsworth suffered. He discusses day-to-day...
Dates: 1860-1863

Alfred A. Appling Railroad Surveyor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M666
Abstract A unique and extremely detailed first-hand visual and textual record of railroad fieldwork in the early years of the 20th-century.
Dates: 1902-1907

Stewart L. Bennett Civil War Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM97-7
Abstract Research collection about Union soldier Charles Dana Miller, including the diary of Union Captain R.S. Chamberlain.
Dates: 1862-1890s

David C. Berry, Jr. Papers

 Collection
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

Dr. Roy G. Bigelow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M535
Abstract Two items Dr. Roy G. Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI.
Dates: 1916, 1918-1919

Kate B. Brown Papers

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Identifier: M114
Scope and Contents The Kate B. Brown collection consists of a photograph of Miss Brown, various newspaper articles, letters sent by Miss Brown as director of the Memorial Fund at Mississippi Normal College, journals and addresses from her trip to Europe with the Carnegie Foundation, the address given by her when elected as president of the Mississippi Education Association, a letter to Miss Brown, a telegram regarding her health, and a report of the Mississippi Works Progress Administration.The...
Dates: 1918-1939

Sarah Jane Hickman Brown Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: M79
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal diaries of Sarah Jane Hickman Brown for the period January 1, 1896, through August 4, 1902. The diaries were written in the Mississippi towns of Shoccoe, Fernwood, and Canton (Madison County). Mrs. Brown made specific notations concerning the dates of births, deaths, and marriages of family members and friends; therefore, her diaries may be of special interest to genealogical researchers. There are several pages at the end of folder 2 which list Mrs....
Dates: 1896-August 4, 1902

Cherry Burns Collection

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

Eugene V. Cameron/USS Biloxi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M480
Abstract Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.
Dates: circa 1944-1998

William Pitt Chambers Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M214
Abstract Memoir of Chambers' service in 46th Mississippi Infantry.
Dates: March 1862-May 1865

Gary Mark Clark Hurricane Katrina Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-21
Form of Material One printed copy of a diary kept by Gary Mark Clark, Senior Process Engineer at Masonite Corporation in Laurel, Mississippi from August 29 – December 31, 2005, with an epilogue written in March 2006. The diary chronicles events during the onslaught of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, and in the weeks of chaos that followed. The collection also includes a copy of the diary on compact disk.
Dates: August 29, 2005-March 2006

Confederate States of America. Medical Records.

 Collection
Identifier: M217
Abstract Two journals and printed booklet relating to Confederate medical activities.
Dates: November 10, 1861-June 17, 1865

John Wesley Culpepper Journal

 Collection
Identifier: M264
Abstract Journal kept by Confederate soldier in Army of Northern Virginia. and 3 transcribed letters.
Dates: May 22-August 4, 1861

Captain William Van Davis Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M280
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript of a diary, one piece of correspondence, a marriage certificate, and a page of handwritten notes -- all relating to the military career and personal life of Captain William Van Davis, who served in the 30th Mississippi Regimental Infantry during the Civil War.The first item is a photocopy of a twenty-three page diary kept by Captain Davis between July 28, 1864 and May 15, 1865. In the diary, Davis discusses his day-to-day life in the western...
Dates: Majority of material found within April 1864-May 1865; 1909

James M. Edwards Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM92-8
Abstract Photographs, certificates, and plaques awarded to Civil War collector.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950, 1969-circa 1990s, 2007

Farm book from an English estate

 Collection
Identifier: M213
Abstract Records of estate in Northumberland County, England.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1806, 1817-1834

Claude E. Fike World War II Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M275
Abstract Diary, ship's log, memoirs, correspondence, memorabilia concerning his service in the U.S. Navy with the Seventh Fleet near New Guinea.
Dates: June 1941-August 1993

Didamie Emaline Hicks Fike Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M270
Abstract Documenting rural life in Spartenburg County, South Carolina.
Dates: 1843-1844/45

Bertha M. Fritzsche Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M289
Scope and Contents This collection consists of biographical data and personal diaries that provide insight concerning the career, lifestyle, and personality of Dr. Bertha Maude Fritzsche. The material begins in 1929 when Fritzsche began teaching home economics at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), known then as the State Teacher's College, and continues until her death in March 1990. The collection is divided into two series: Biographical Data (1929-1987) and Diaries (1937-1990).
Dates: 1929-1990

Jinny Glass Mississippi Freedom Summer Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M257
Abstract Diary of Freedom Summer 1964 volunteer in Palmer's Crossing Community Center and 1996 article on Freedom Summer.
Dates: August 7-25, 1964

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract This collection contains historical materials and various publications.
Dates: 1914-1996

Robert B. Hardy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M17
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials that document Colonel Robert Baskerville Hardy's personal, military, business, and senatorial activities from approximately 1941 through 1995, with at least one item dated as early as 1929.This collection should be of interest to students of state government, military history, or Mississippi history. The senatorial papers are especially enlightening concerning the relationship between a state senator and his/her constituency, plus the myriad...
Dates: circa 1929-1995

Margaret Jo Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M359
Abstract Photographs taken during Mississippi Freedom Summer.
Dates: circa 1964

William B. Hogg Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-050
Form of Material Letters and journal relating to William B. Hogg, a Tennessee preacher who may have been the nation's first radio evangelist.
Dates: 1921; 1924; 1937; undated

Keesler Field Historical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M490
Scope and Contents The Keesler Field Historical Collection includes booklets, photographs, posters and personal accounts related to the history of Keesler Field in Biloxi, Mississippi. Materials currently in the collection document life at Keesler Field circa World War II and offer insight into the soldiers’ lives and the history of the base, including its 70th anniversary in 2011.
Dates: 1941-2011

J. Brackin Kirkland Papers

 Collection
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

Matthew J. Kline Vietnam Narrative

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-63
Abstract Narrative of his trip with his uncle to Vietnam revisiting sites where his uncle had served during the Vietnam War.
Dates: 1996-1997

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