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McKeithen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M657
Abstract

This collection contains documents and photographs.

Dates: 1909-2007

Opie Lee McNutt World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M401
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of letters from Opie Lee McNutt to his sisters, mother, and father. Also present in the collection are documents related to McNutt’s death in combat, his life insurance benefits, letters of condolences to his family, three letters from other relatives, friends, or acquaintances in the U.S. Army, and one photograph.Letters to McNutt's family span his time in basic training, shipment to a replacement depot for overseas service, and service with the...
Dates: circa 1943-1949

Lillian Lydia Cavanaugh Muston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M572
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence and photographs from Lillian and Franklin Muston.

Dates: 1942-1945

Andrew J. Patrick Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M106
Scope and Contents A letter dated October 15, 1862, from Andrew J. Patrick near Holly Springs, Mississippi, to his father and his wife. To his father he writes about the October 3-4, conflict with Union troops at Corinth, Mississippi, and the death or capture of several members of his regiment, including his friend, David Haigler, from whom he had not heard since leaving Corinth. In this letter Patrick reveals his concern for his family's well-being in his absence or in the case of his death. To his wife,...
Dates: October 15, 1862

Richard B. Pittman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M251
Abstract

Family correspondence of Confederate soldier in Company "F"/"Marion's Men."

Dates: 1860-1864

Mary Winton Pulley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M92
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Mary Winton Pulley Papers consists of diaries dating from 1936 until Mary Pulley's death in 1956. She writes of her daily activities as registrar for Mississippi Southern College, as well as about family members, gardening activities, friends and social events, obligations as a sorority sponsor, genealogy, and travel.Names of colleagues and friends, places of interest, and events of the times are mentioned throughout the 20 year span of her diaries. She writes of...
Dates: 1876-1956

William Clarke Quantrill Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M243
Abstract

Research collection about leader of Quantrill's Raiders in Missouri.

Dates: 1858,1860, 1862-1865, 1870, 1884, 1888, 1896-1897, 1903-1910, 1959, 1962-1964

John Leroy "Lee" Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M301
Abstract

Letters from a Confederate soldier with the Mississippi Volunteers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-1864, 1875, 1882

Joseph S. Schwartz Civil Rights Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M381
Abstract

Letters written by a Freedom Summer volunteer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1962-1966

Milton W. Shaw Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M59
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Milton W. "Milt" Shaw, a member of the 5th Iowa Volunteer Regiment, on March 10, 1863, to his friend Alf Giague in Birmingham, Iowa. Shaw was on board the naval transport Von Phul as a participant in General Grant's Yazoo Pass Expedition. He expected shortly to enter the Yazoo Pass and travel via Moon Lake, the Coldwater River, the Tallahatchie River, and the Sunflower River into the Yazoo River. A note on the envelope indicates that Shaw had been writing...
Dates: March 10, 1863

Terri Shaw Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M326
Abstract

Typescript and articles recounting her experiences as a volunteer in the COFO office in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.

Dates: 1964-1999

Samuel Shepard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M167
Scope and Contents

Letter from Samuel Shepard to his family. The letter is believed to have been written during the Civil War.

Dates: circa 1860s

William Price Shreve Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M29
Abstract

Civil War memoir by William P. Shreve relating to his William P. Shreve's military career in the American Civil War dating between June, 1861, and February, 1864.

Dates: June 1861-January 1864

Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M502
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated

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

Charles Sowerwine Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M372
Abstract

Letters by civil rights volunteer.

Dates: 1964

Lawrence D. Spears Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M482
Abstract

Materials about the assault of civil rights workers Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 10, 1964.

Dates: 1964-1999

Klaus & Elisabeth C. Speer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M352
Abstract

Personal diaries of Elisabeth Speer, family Christmas letters, and scrapbook of newspaper clippings concerning Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1963-1965

Thomas Spight Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M47
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fifteen handwritten letters, three pages from Thomas Spight's diary, two envelopes and a death announcement for Mattie Gilliam. Eight of the letters are dated from December 14, 1860, to February 5, 1865, and were written by Thomas Spight to Virginia Barnett, his cousin, whom he later married. Spight wrote the letters while serving in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The letters were written from encampments in Mississippi, Kentucky, Georgia, and possibly...
Dates: June 1858-November 1887

David Neal Tigert Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M573
Abstract

The David Neal Tigert Letters consist of approximately 200 letters written by Corp. David Neal Tigert to his parents when he served in the Korean War in the Military Police. There is also one World War I letter composed by Tigert’s father, W. D. Tigert, as well as other miscellaneous documents. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying World War I, the Korean War, and life at home in Laurel, Mississippi.

Dates: 1918; 1951-1954; 1957

Roy Torkington Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M386
Abstract

Photocopies of letters written by Freedom Summer volunteer, Roy Torkington, to his fiance, Anne. Mr. Torkington assisted with voter registration in Itta Bena , Mississippi (Leflore County), and the letters describe his surroundings, his thoughts, and events that took place during his sojourn in Mississippi.

Dates: June 14-August 3, 1964

Jacob and Alexander Vanasdall/Vanasdale Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M619
Form of Material

This collection consists of fifteen typescripts of letters written by Jacob and Alexander Vanasdall to their relatives at home during the American Civil War. The Vanasdall brothers both served in the 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry. This collection is of interest to researchers studying the American Civil War, rural Pennsylvania, and living conditions for Union soldiers.

Dates: October 5, 1862-April 8, 1864

Felix L. Walthall Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M290
Abstract

Letter from Confederate solider in the Mississippi swamps.

Dates: July 4, 1865

Dr. P.F. Whitehead Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M124
Abstract

Letters from a Confederate surgeon with Loring's Division in Alabama and Georgia.

Dates: February 1864-December 1864

William E. Wilcox Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M125
Abstract

Letters from a Union soldier in Company "K" of the 4th Massachusetts Infantry.

Dates: 1854-1889

William H. and Sallie J. Hardy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M380
Scope and Contents

Letters written during the Civil War from Hardy to his first wife Sallie Ann Johnson Hardy, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other family materials.

Dates: 1860-1972

Capt. John P. Worthing Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M339
Abstract

Transcripts of three letters written by white officer of the 88th Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops (formerly Corps d'Afrique).

Dates: June 28, 1863-June 24, 1864

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