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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

George Alfred Bell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M543
Abstract The George Alfred Bell Letters include five letters written by George Alfred Bell to his future wife, Alice Rebecca McCulloch. All of the letters are addressed to McCulloch at 1610 or 1116 So. Boats Street, Marion, Indiana, and they are descriptive of his trips and meetings to acquire timber in the south as well as of their relationship. The collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the lumber trade in Mississippi and/or the South and courtship in the early twentieth...
Dates: 1909

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M365
Abstract

Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.

Dates: 1924-2003

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

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

Camp Shelby History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M517
Abstract

Photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence relating to history of Camp Shelby, an armed forces training camp located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1918-2004

Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M562
Abstract

The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.

Dates: 1887; 1901-1902; 1907-1909; 1913-1918; 1921; 1925-1944; 1946; 1948; 1955; undated

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract

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

Dates: 1862-2004

Thomas E. Dearman Hattiesburg History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M253
Abstract

This collection contains Hattiesburg/Petal history materials.

Dates: 1907-1990

Dent Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-011
Form of Materials

Items relating to Dent family, also includes surnames Gunn, McLeod, and Pickering. Contains a selection of very early 1900 postcards, mostly of Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Dates: circa 1900-1993

Asha Burgess Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M443
Abstract

This collection contains materials from Mississippi Normal College.

Dates: 1913-1916

J.C. Fairley Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M340
Abstract

NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.

Dates: circa 1960-1990

L.E. Faulkner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M22
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newsclippings, plus a few...
Dates: 1902-1963

Caroline Force World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M489
Abstract

An assortment of items Caroline Force collected including two letters written by her son, Roland Steele, who served with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II, three unidentified photographs, a 1965 Christmas card, an un-cancelled check, and a business card for a Hattiesburg, Mississippi, hotel called ‘The Central’.

Dates: 1943-1965

Glenda Funchess Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M325
Abstract

Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.

Dates: 1968-1999

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M367
Abstract

The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1910-2011

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

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials and various publications.

Dates: 1914-1996

William H. and Hattie L. Hardy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M182
Abstract

Family correspondence, scrapbook, other of Mississippi railroad entrepreneur, politician, judge, and founder of Hattiesburg, Laurel, and Gulfport, Mississippi.

Dates: 1873-1929

Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M479
Abstract

Garland Sullivan was a member of the Board of Directors for both the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Forrest County Development Foundation. The collection contains materials from the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Forrest County Development Foundation, Area Development Partnership, and other organizations from the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area.

Dates: 1977-1993

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 Lions Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M273
Scope and Contents

This Collection consists of 2 boxes of historical records on the Hattiesburg Lions Club, dating from its Charter on February 28, 1928 to 1993.

Dates: 1928-1993

The Hattiesburg Review Club

 Collection
Identifier: M449
Abstract

The Review Club was established as a literary and social club for women in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. From 1913-early 2020, it continued with much the same structure as established in 1913.

Dates: 1913-2013

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

The Hattiesburg YWCA Records

 Collection
Identifier: M274
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a variety of materials reflecting the history of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from its charter in 1924, to its merger with the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1984.

This collection should be of interest to researchers of women's and girls' organizations, or women's history, and may also be of interest to researchers of the history of Hattiesburg.

Dates: 1924-1984

Kappa Tau Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M430
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook with original photographs, newspaper clippings, artifacts, minutes of meetings (1948-1955), correspondence from commercial jewelers regarding membership pins, and copies of the club’s constitution. Additionally, a preservation photocopy of the scrapbook has been made on acid-free paper and placed in the collection.

Dates: 1948-1955

Robert F. Kennedy Civil Rights Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M519
Scope and Contents

An unsigned, one-page letter to U.S. Attorney General Robert F. “Bob” Kennedy from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It appears that a local white woman wrote the letter. The letter describes the Freedom Riders and other civil rights activists negatively and criticizes the federal government for interfering in the Southern way of life.

Dates: June 5, 1961

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

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Hattiesburg High School. 4
Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 3
The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 3
Ben-Ami, David Z., Rabbi, 1924-2008 2
Cook, R.C., Dr., 4th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (Robert Cecil), 1903-1979 2