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Sam Bowers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M538
Abstract The Sam Bowers) Sam Papers include the correspondence and writings of Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard and convicted murderer, Samuel Holloway Bowers, Jr. Bowers’ correspondence contains information concerning the Ku Klux Klan, as well as Bowers’ personal religiosity and philosophy. The writings in the collection are on a variety of topics, including the Medgar Evers assassination and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The collection is of particular interest for researchers studying secret societies,...
Dates: 1968; circa 1986-2006

Cherry Burns Collection

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Identifier: M597
Abstract

Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.

Dates: 1926- circa 2005

Will D. Campbell Papers

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Identifier: M341
Abstract

Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.

Dates: circa 1950-2001

Charles Davis Papers

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Identifier: M377
Abstract

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

Dates: 1862-2004

Leslie A. Falk African American History Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M391
Abstract

Materials regarding the Underground Railroad and other aspects of African American history collected by Dr. Falk, the first Medical Committee for Human Rights Field Secretary in Mississippi.

Dates: 1842-1999

Charles F. Heartman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M94
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 24 cubic feet of materials that document the life and career of Charles F. Heartman from about 1893 until his death in 1953. His wife, Martha, continued to run the bookselling business after her husband's death, and some materials in the collection relate to that time period. This collection should be of interest to researchers of antiquarian books, rare Americana, or the rare book and manuscript business. In addition it provides insight...
Dates: circa 1893-1990; Majority of material found within circa 1913-1963

David “Pears” Smith Hiddle Manuscripts

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Identifier: M459
Abstract

The collection includes photocopies of two manuscripts entitled “Travels in America” written by David “Pears” Smith Hiddle as well as a typed transcript of the manuscripts.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1860s; 1891; 1904

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

Rosewell G. Lowrey Typescripts

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Identifier: M127
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of compositions by Dr. Rosewell G. Loweey, Dean of Men and director of Student Welfare at The University of Southern Mississippi. Also included is a small booklet of poems by his brother, Vernon Booth Lowrey.

Dates: circa 1948-1969

Maurice Maeterlinck Papers

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Identifier: M12
Abstract

In 1972, Patrick Mahony donated papers written by and about Nobel Prize winning writer Maurice Maeterlinck. Mr. Mahony was a Maeterlinck’s literary assistant for five years. Included are published and unpublished manuscripts, publishing contracts, correspondence, autographed books, and other personal notes.

Dates: circa 1912-1971

Selby Parker Collection

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Identifier: M590
Abstract

The Selby Parker collection consists of one essay, a typescript, and miscellaneous articles written by and pertaining to the Mississippi author and former Youth Court Counselor of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi authors and journalists, the University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.

Dates: 1951; circa 1960-1964; 2004-2009; undated

Noel Polk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M476
Abstract

In 1999, English professor Noel Polk left to McCain Library and Archives many documents, namely correspondence related to his work as an English professor and researcher. Topics such as academia, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, southern literature, and Natchez before 1830 are covered.

Dates: 1973-1999

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

Flo Hampton Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M86
Abstract

Anecdotal tales in her book, That Passing Laughter.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s

Susan Hasalo Sojourner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-013
Scope and Contents

Materials cover the feminist movement, a farm co-op, and Sue’s artistic endeavors.

Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

Carl H. Sundell World War II Memoir

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Identifier: M545
Form of Material

The Carl H. Sundell World War II Memoir consists of three essays written by Carl H. Sundell on his experiences in the South Pacific during World War II. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying World War II and veterans’ recollections of their service.

Dates: 1995; 1999

S. G. Thigpen Sr. Papers

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Identifier: M446
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1899-1996; undated

Thomas Daniel Young Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: M346
Abstract

Scores and other material created by noted American composer and USM professor of music.

Dates: circa 1945-2016