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Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M536
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1953-2013

Edna Bishop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M403
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.

Dates: circa 1941-1996

Katherine Brown Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M402
Scope and Contents

The Katherine Brown collection is a fascinating group of documents that shed light on the “Bootstrap” program at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

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

Will D. Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M341
Abstract

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

Dates: circa 1950-2001

Civil Rights in the South Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents

This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.

Dates: circa 1956-2014

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

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

Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M660
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr.

Dates: 1912-2010

Hattiesburg Group of the Sierra Club Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM87-60
Scope and Contents

Records of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Group of the Sierra Club, including correspondence, reports, program and activities documentation, newsletters, and information regarding local, state, and national environmental concerns.

Dates: circa 1978-1986

Margaret Thatch Hinton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M419
Abstract

Photographs, brochures, news clippings, and mementos pertaining to the State Teachers College Band's participation in the "Know Mississippi Better" tours of the U.S. by train.

Dates: 1922-1930

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

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

Michael J. Miller Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M368
Abstract

Materials generated and/or collected by former Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) staff member, Michael J. "Mike" Miller. Includes materials pertaining to SNCC's activities in Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1958-1988

Louella Gill Milner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-62
Abstract

Materials documenting Louella Gill Milner's years as a student at Mississippi Southern College and later the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1920s; circa 1940-1942; circa 1956-1986

Mississippi Association of Educational Office Professionals (MAEOP): Higher Education Division Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-30
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1970-2011

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

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

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract

Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.

Dates: circa 1939-2011

David Walls Collection on the Child Development Group of Mississippi

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-51
Form of Material Correspondence, newsletters, newspaper articles, orientation materials, and other documents pertaining to the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM), a statewide Head Start program organized in the summer of 1965 to serve preschool children from poverty-level families. Materials in the collection were preserved by David Walls, who worked for Project Head Start at the Office of Economic Opportunities in Washington, D. C., and was present at the CDGM orientation session in 1965. Also in...
Dates: circa 1965-1966; 1981-1982

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

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