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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

Frank D. Barber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M563
Abstract

The Frank D. Barber Papers consist of campaign materials from Barber’s bid for the Mississippi State Senate in 1959, six issues of Southern Exposure from 1952-1953, and materials relating to the conferring university status on Mississippi Southern College in 1962. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi politicians and the history of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1952-1953; ; 1959; circa 1962

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Dates: 1905-1947

Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Abstract

Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

Cherry Burns Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M597
Abstract

Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.

Dates: 1926- circa 2005

Linus West Clark Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-007
Form of Material

Scrapbooks, photographs, and Air Force Manuals from Mississippi Gulf Coast resident.

Dates: circa 1930s-1990s

William M. Colmer Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1933-1973

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M357
Abstract

Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

Dates: 1963-2003

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract

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

Dates: 1862-2004

Gregory E. Favre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M503
Abstract

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

Dates: 1935-2016

Jill Wakeman Goodman Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M328
Abstract

Materials relating to her activities with the Delta Ministry in Mississippi.

Dates: 1964-1968

Linda B. Grantham Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM97-30
Abstract

Scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and programs documenting the history of USM and Hattiesburg given by the former secretary of President Emeritus Lucas.

Dates: circa 1950s-2005

W.G. “Bud” Gray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M387
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of materials related to Gray’s law enforcement career in Mississippi.

Dates: 1962-1998

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

Hattiesburg Track Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M522
Abstract

The collection contains various paper materials such as correspondence, copied newspapers, brochures, flyers, and photographs. Non-paper material items includes such things as a plaque, a ribbon, a windbreaker, and a plastic Coke mug.

Dates: circa 1970s-2000s

May Higdon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M117
Scope and Contents This collection contains a Bible, a notebook, two letters of recommendation, a social letter, a teacher’s certificate, a church program, and two newspapers relating to the life and work of Miss May Higdon, who taught in Mississippi's public schools for many years. The collection consists of four folders.In the first folder is a small New Testament Bible, dated 1885. This Bible was presented to Ella May Higdon on June 3, 1889, and is inscribed in a child’s cursive handwriting. E....
Dates: 1889-1927

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

Ruth Koenig Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M362
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of some original but primarily photocopies of materials that document the Civil Rights Movement and Freedom Summer in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Included are Ruth Koenig’s journals from 1964 and 1966, photographs, correspondence, subject files, and printed materials.

Dates: 1964-1994

Fannie Kyker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M518
Abstract

Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.

Dates: circa 1910-2010

Lindsey Wagon Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: M444
Abstract

Ledgers, journals, office files of the largest manufacturing company in early 20th century Mississippi.

Dates: 1905-1984

Josephine D. Martin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M375
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials generated and/or collected by child psychiatrist, Dr. Josephine D. Martin, and includes correspondence, publications, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings and other materials that document her life and work.

The Josephine D. Martin Papers should be of interest to researchers in the areas of social work, mental health, civil rights, and other social issues.

Dates: circa 1939-2000

William D. McCain Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M393
Abstract

Pamphlets collected by USM president on communism, civil rights, desegregation, and other race-related topics; a speech on Freedom by Dr. McCain and two books on Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism.

Dates: 1935-1987

John A. McLeod Department Store Records

 Collection
Identifier: M298
Abstract

Business records of a Hattiesburg, Mississippi department store.

Dates: 1873-1982

Neil R. McMillen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M606
Abstract The Neil R. McMillen Collection consists of correspondence and research relating to Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow (1989), as well as documents pertaining to the Shelby Thames administration at the University of Southern Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi in the Jim Crow era, racialized political groups like the American Nazi Party in the twentieth century, and the University of...
Dates: 1935; 1963, 1970, 1977-1999, 2003-2004, undated

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

 Collection
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

Orpheus Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M409
Scope and Contents

This collection includes records of Orpheus Club activities from 1926 to 1986.

Dates: 1918-1986

Political Materials Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM87-27
Abstract

Various primary source materials including: speeches, pamphlets, mailers, posters, bumper stickers, fliers, campaign & business cards, and clippings relating to National and Mississippi politics.

Dates: 1919-1920

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

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