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G.D. Williamson Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM07-19
Form of Material Scrapbooks and other materials relating to G. D. Williamson, who served as Hattiesburg City Commissioner from 1977-1985. He became Mayor of Hattiesburg in 1985, when the city’s government changed from a commission form of government to a mayor/city council form, and served until July 3, 1989.The scrapbooks consist primarily of newspaper clippings (most dated) from the Hattiesburg American. Some photographs and correspondence are included. Among the...
Dates: 1977-1989

Augusta Jane Evans Wilson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M152
Scope and Contents The Augusta Jane Evans Wilson Collection consists of a signed autograph letter addressed to Major Walthall and dated Mobile, January 4, 1889.The letter expresses Evans' appreciation of Confederate Major-General Edward Cary Walthall's compliments of Infelice. In passing, Evans mentioned the translation of Infelice into Italian.Several interesting references to American history may be gleaned from this letter. Evans mentioned the election of Benjamin Harrison to the...
Dates: January 4, 1889

Christopher Wilson Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M508
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal correspondence (1964) between Mr. Wilson and his parents. It also contains fundraising materials generated by Mr. Wilson’s parents, including correspondence from donors. Others materials include newspaper clippings, canvassing materials for SNCC and MFDP, and educational materials designed to overcome obstacles designed to prevent African Americans in Mississippi from voting in elections.Included in the collection are blank voter’s registration...
Dates: circa 1960–1965; circa 1983–1998

Neil Wilson Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M631
Abstract

FBI file of volunteer in Indianola, Mississippi.

Dates: 1964; 1990

William Arthur Winstead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M564
Form of Material

The William Arthur Winstead Papers include scrapbooks, newspaper reports, proposed legislation, and other miscellaneous records concerning Rep. William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States’ House of Representatives from 1943-1965. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century political history, Mississippi politicians, University of Southern Mississippi alumnae, and the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: 1935-1990

James O. Word Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M456
Abstract

The collection contains the correspondence of James O. Word, Business Agent of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Hattiesburg (Local Union No. 1575) in regards to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

Dates: March-May 1963

World War II letter from "Pat"

 Collection
Identifier: M627
Abstract

One, 5-page letter dated March 15, 1945 from “Pat” to his sister “Honey.”

Dates: March 15, 1945

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

Helen Fields Woullard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M392
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily contains materials concerning a Black History celebration that was held on February 18, 2001. The celebration commemorated the life and legacy of the late Mrs. Helen Fields Woullard. The collection includes a speech and leaflet from the celebration, and two newspaper articles announcing the event. Other materials relate to a scholarship foundation that was established in her honor.

Dates: 2001; undated

M.E. Wright Claim for Reparations

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-073
Form of Material

Claim to the U.S. Commissioners of Claims, plus two letters of support, 1871.

Dates: 1871

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

Matthew Zwerling Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M336
Abstract

Mathew Zwerling was a volunteer from New York during Mississippi Freedom Summer in 1964.

Dates: circa 1963-1965

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Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 5
Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 4
De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 4
Hattiesburg High School. 4